Three choirs and one orchestra

Konsert. Blåsinstrument. Linköpings Akademiska Orkester, Linköpings universitet

Linköping Academic Orchestra, LAO

Linköping Academic Orchestra, LAO, is the university's own symphony orchestra.

The choir behind the scenes at a concert.

The Linköping University Women's Choir

The female choir at the Linköping University. It was formed in 1997 on the initiative of the male choir Linköpings Studentsångare (called LiHkören at that time) and their conductor Hans Lundgren. Linnea was intended to give female choral singers the same opportunities to sing together at the university as men, and to open the possibility for a large mixed choir with both choirs on occasions.

Linnea has currently around 40 singers, and the repertoire contains mainly classical choral pieces for female choir, spanning from 4 to 8 voices. The choir also works with many other genres and styles and remains curious about what is going on in the world of female choirs and the repertoire they enjoy. It hosts a variety of concerts throughout the year, two highlights of which are the traditional Lucia celebration on 13 December and the charity concert on 8 March, International Women’s Day. During the latter concert, the choir collects money to support work helping and supporting abused women in Linköping.

Linköping University Chamber Choir with conductor Christina Hörnell, Director Musices.

Linköping University Chamber Choir

The Linköping University Chamber Choir, founded in 1989, is a part of Music at Linköping University. The choir consists of 40 highly experienced song artists, all of whom live in Östergötland.

Picture of Linköping's student singer

The Linköping University Male Voice Choir

Linköpings Studentsångare was founded in 1972. The choir has since then developed both musically and organizationally, and it is today regarded as one of the best male voice choirs in Sweden. The singers are recruited both from within the university and outside, to ensure the highest possible musical quality. The choir consists of approximately 60 singers, properly dressed in tails.

The repertoire contains mainly classical choral pieces for male choir, a cappella and with orchestra. Our traditions include celebrating Valborg on Walpurgis’s night in a traditional Swedish way with songs that celebrate the spring. Student caps are compulsory! Our annual Christmas concerts, in St. Lars Church, are also an appreciated contribution to Linkoping’s cultural life.

The choir has taken many tours abroad.

Other ensembles at Linköping University