The Schubert cycle is mr. Friis Johansson's most demanding current solo endeavour. The project is performing cycles of the eleven completed piano sonatas by Franz Schubert over four recitals.
The Schubert cycle was first performed in 2014 and it continues to bring Peter Friis Johansson across the globe.
Five Pieces for piano and orchestra is the brand new piano concerto by legendary Swedish composer phenomenon Sven-David Sandström. The Premiere will take place with Sweden's National Orchestra GSO on March 22, 2017.
The work was comissioned by Peter Friis Johansson with generous support from Anders Wall foundation.
Andrea Tarrodi's and Peter Friis Johansson's long term collaboration is brought to the next level in her Stellar Clouds, piano concerto. A piano concerto with a space/sci-fi theme truly is every nerds (including Peter's) dream come through!
The work will be premiered in the spring of 2018 together with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.
Worst of Emil&Peter is a revolutionary chamber music show that was premiered in the fall of 2014. It features music by among others Tom Waits, Queen, and Arvo Pärt, performed not only on clarinet and piano but also the EWI and synthesizer.
The show ventures into the darkness of the human mind and seamlessly combines music with the spoken word.
Premiered at the prestigious series 'Piano Visions' at the Swedish Academy of the Arts in Stockholm 2016, The Final Frontier aims to be a complete rethinking of the concept of a piano recital by utilizing cuting edge technical solutions.
To boldly go where no man (or woman) has ever gone before...
Årstiderne (Danish for ‘the Seasons’) is an acoustic project that explores the four seasons from a musical perspective by combining Astor Piazzolla’s ‘Quatro Estaciones Porteñas’ with four new commissioned Nordic season.
Thus, we examine the relation between art and it's significance to a modern, environmentally aware audience.
The lecture recital Being E.T.A. Hoffmann was premiered at Folkoperan in Stockholm 2015 as a companion piece to their highly celebrated rendition of Les contes d'Hoffmann, a production where mr. Friis Johansson was musically responsable.
Being E.T.A. Hoffmann is available as a 55 minutes or 2x35 minutes performance.