Dream Orchestra says goodbye to 2023 with Christmas music and Edvard Grieg

This Friday, December 15, at 18:00, in Betlehemskyrkan, Dream Orchestra presents its last concert of the year. For the first time the orchestra will play the first movement of “Concerto for Piano and Orchestra” by Edvard Grieg, with our pianist Tim Slakva. Plus, you can listen to all-time Christmas classics.

A December full of concerts with Dream Orchestra

There are six opportunities to see and listen to the different Dream Orchestra groups live and online during this December. DO students have prepared a lot for the presentations that include most of Dream Orchestra’s orchestral repertoire, the best-known Christmas pieces, and, for the first time, Dream Orchestra will play the first movement of Edvard […]

Dream Orchestra will participate in the Nobel Week Dialogue

A group of Dream Orchestra students and maestro Ron Davis Alvarez will be participating, on Saturday, December 9, in the Nobel Week Dialogue event held each year by the Nobel Prize Organization. This year it is taking place in the city of Gothenburg, within the Svenska Mässan, and will revolve around “The Future of Migration“.

Ukrainian teachers will learn about DO methodology

From November 21 to 24, eight teachers from Ukraine will be visiting different Dream Orchestra programs to learn about the methodology used in the orchestra. The idea is to replicate what they learned here in Goteborg in the “Safe and Sound” program, which will begin in December in the city of Lviv. This meeting is […]

Dream Orchestra celebrates its seventh anniversary at “Kulturnatta”

Dream Orchestra celebrates its seven years anniversary, since that first concert in October 2016. This year, as part of the activities taking place in Gothenburg for “Kulturnatta”, there will be two free concerts to celebrate with the DO musical community: the first, at 6:00 p.m.; and the second, at 19:30 in Betlehemskyrkan, Vasagatan 26 – […]

Three members of DO board will be in Venezuela

Camilla Sarner, founder of El Sistema Sweden and Dream Orchestra; Ron Davis Alvarez, founder and artistic director of Dream Orchestra and director of Side by Side By El Sistema summer music camp; and Franka Verhagen, project manager at DO, will travel to Caracas, Venezuela and participate in the II World Congress of El Sistema, which […]

The book on storytelling is now available on the web

18 months of work. 76 workshops given by a group of specialists. 22 Young Leader Program students, between 13 and 17 years old. “Storytelling in the orchestra” is now available in the publications tab of Dream Orchestra website. The digital book that you can download for free, was published thanks to the generous support of […]

“DO a learning model”, now digital and free

“Dream Orchestra, a learning model”, the first book on DO, is now available on the website, in the Publications section, digitally and free. Written by Franka Verhagen and Ron Davis Alvarez, and financed by Svenska Postkodstiftelsen, it tells the story of DO, since it started seven years ago.

A sociological study on DO is now available on the web

On the website, in the Publications section, you can also read and download the Report on the ethnographic study, Dream Orchestra, carried out by social scientists from the research project “YouSound – Music education as an inclusive tool for refugees under the age of age in Europe” (2022-2023).

A new window on the DO website: Publications

Now you can access 4 important publications that have been released over the past 3 years digitally and for free through the new PUBLICATIONS tab in the ABOUT US section of the DO website. Here you can download the two DO books; a first report of the sociological research project “YouSound” and DO’s security policy.