Relaxed Performance

Image for Relaxed Performance depicting Spinn’s dancers Celia Berndtzen, Emilia Wärff and Adam Henriksson.

Relaxed Performance

Relaxed Performance is a concert format where everyone is welcome to enjoy the music in any way they want. Featuring musicians from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and dancers from Danskompaniet Spinn, here you can move around, dance, sing or just listen.

”Relaxed Performance is the first step in important development work dedicated to finding a new type of concert situation, where everyone can feel comfortable and welcome. The issue of accessibility to arts and its basic conditions poses a number of questions, but fails to deliver any conclusive answers. Relaxed Performance is a way of addressing this issue. Maybe it can be a laboratory, where we use the possibilities of art as the starting point to create more spaces, different spaces where we can meet and enjoy symphonic music in a variety of ways, in different ways. The goal has to be greater inclusion and a broadening of the norm. We have to be bold enough to challenge convention and traditional ways of thinking. I believe this leads to growth. For those of us who choose to be present in the concert hall; for the way we present and perform; for art itself.” – Petra Kloo Vik, Head of the Educational Department, Gothenburg Concert Hall.

The seats are unnumbered. Row two is reserved for visually impaired and row one for wheelchair users and their assistants. All assistants go to the concert free of charge – tickets can be booked at biljett@gso.se or by phone +46 31-726 53 00.

The concert is audio described using Tecken som stöd (TSS). Before the concert there is an audio described introduction.

You can read more about the project on the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra website.

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Relaxed Performance is a concert format where everyone is welcome to enjoy the music in any way they want. Featuring musicians from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and dancers from Danskompaniet Spinn.

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