Stockholm club Obaren hosted an intriguing event on 10th January: Stockholm’s first Yellow Lounge. Established in Berlin seven years ago, the Yellow Lounge promotes ‘classical clubbing’, where international classical musicians perform with top DJs in unexpected spaces. The project is hosted by Decca, supplying world-class artists to perform.
The evening’s performance was another first for the Yellow Lounge, as it was streamed live for the first time and broadcast on the Deutsche Grammophon website.
Violinist Daniel Hope, accompanied by composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi, performed pieces from Daniel’s upcoming album Spheres, to be released on 15th February internationally on Deutsche Grammophon. The music of the album celebrates the concept of Musica Universalis, which is the idea of the planets creating sound through their movement. Spheres features works from canonical composers such as J. S. Bach and Gabriel Fauré to contemporary favourites, such as Arvo Pärt and Ludovico Einaudi.
The live videos can be found on Deutsche Grammophon’s YouTube page here.
Other Yellow Lounge events will be taking place across the globe, such as in Trouw, Amsterdam on 7th February. More information can be found here.