John Storgårds

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I hope that in browsing these pages you will find some interesting information about the ongoing musical matters that mean a lot to me.

I also hope that you may find something inspiring, exciting, new or just fun to explore and experience in your own music-making.

Best regards,
John Storgårds


Season opening in Toronto

On 19 and 21 September John Storgårds will conduct the season opening concerts of Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall. He will be joined by Canadian soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan for an exciting podium swap. Hannigan will conduct Beethoven’s overture to Egmont, Haydn’s Symphony No., 96 and a Dutilleux nocturne with John Storgårds as violin soloist in the first half. Then, Storgårds will conduct the Canadian premiere of Brett Dean’s “And once I played Ophelia”, sung by Hannigan, as well as Sibelius’ Symphony no. 3. You can find more infos here:

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra January 2019

Storgårds conducts Haydn, Bartók and world premiere of  the Trombone concerto Suuna by Jukka Tiensuu at the Helsinki Music Center in January 11th 2019. Watch and listen the whole concert:

Tchaikovsky’s 4th in Detroit

John Storgårds conducts Tchaikovsky’s  fourth symphony with Detroit Symphony Orchestra in November 2018. Watch and listen:

 Beethoven Eroica symphony in Stockholm

Experience the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s Eroica symphony under the baton of John Storgårds:

Fledermaus Overture with Lahti Symphony

Watch and listen Storgårds conducting Strauss with Lahti Symphony in September 2017:

Münchener Kammerorchester Haydn/Ligeti project I

A short introduction to Munich Chamber Ortchestra’s  Haydn/Ligeti project:

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John Storgårds in Concert

21. September 2019, Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto
Toronto Symphony Orchestra


A refreshing new view of Mahler's final symphony: John Storgårds gives a superb performance of the composer's last testament

Malcolm Hayes, BBC Music Magazine, July 2019 Editor's choice Mahler (arr. Castelletti):  Symphony 10, Lapland Chamber Orchestra, BIS-2376

Latest CD releases

Mahler Symphony No. 10

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (arranged for chamber orchestra by Michelle Castelletti)

Lapland Chamber Orchestra

John Storgårds, conductor

BIS 2376 SACD March 2019