concert productions

  • 2019

    Duo Naranjo-Weurlander & Symphonic Orchestra

    DUO NARANJO-WEURLANDER GOES SYMPHONIC
    ORCHESTRATION:  2222/2220/2/str
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    MINNA WEURLANDER: accordion
    TANIA NARANJO-GOLBORNE: piano

    A collaboration between Duo Naranjo-Weurlander and Mats Hålling, funded by Musikverket, where the music of the duo will be arranged for a symphonic orchestra.

  • Ellen Andersson, Peter Asplund, Lars Jansson & Sinfonietta

    SPRING IS HERE
    ORCHESTRATION:  2222/2220/1/str
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    ELLEN ANDERSSON (voc), PETER ASPLUND (trumpet & voc.)
    LARS JANSSON (piano), HANS ANDERSSON (bass) & JOHAN LÖFCRANTZ-RAMSAY (drums)

    A tribute concert to the greatest composer of the American Sonbook. E.g. Irving Berlin, Hoagy Charmichael, Richard Rodgers, Lorentz Hart, Michel Legrand, Antonio Carlos Jobim among others.

  • Jeanette Köhn, Karl Dyall, Rennie Mirro & Norrlandsoperan Symphony Orchestra

    TWELFTH NIGHT CONCERT
    ORCHESTRATION:  2222/2220/2/str
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger
    JOSEF RHEDIN: conductor
    JEANETTE KÖHN, KARL DYALL & RENNIE MIRRO
    TRIO X: LENNART SOMINSSON (piano), PER V JOHANSSON (bass) & JOAKIM EKBERG (drums)

  • Ida Sandlund, Gunilla Backman, Richard Söderberg & Östgöta blåsarsymfoniker

    TRIBUTE TO BARBARA STREISAND
    ORCHESTRATION:  1141/2331/1/pno, bass, dr.
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger
    IDA SANDLUND: vocals piano & conductor
    GUNILLA BACKMAN & RICHARD SÖDERBERG

  • 2017

    Rigmor Gustavsson, Isabella Lundgren & Wind orchestra

    TRIBUTE TO MONICA ZETTERLUND
    ORCHESTRATION:  22422/2340/2/pno, bass & dr.
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    ISABELLA LUNDGREN & RIGMOR GUSTAVSSON: vocals

    Commissioned by the Norwegian Wind Ensemble for the 80:th anniversary of the swedish jazz vocalist Monica Zetterlund

  • 2016

    Norrbotten Big Band, Lena Willemark, Väsen & Trio X

    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    LENA WILLEMARK (vocals & violin)

    VÄSEN: OLOV JOHANSSON (nyckelharpa), MIKAEL MARIN (viola), ROGER TALLROTH (guit.) & ANDRÉ FERRARI (perc.)
    TRIO X: LENNART SOMINSSON (piano), PER V JOHANSSON (bass) & JOAKIM EKBERG (drums)

  • The Norwegian Wind Ensemble

    ASTRID LINDGREN CONCERT
    ORCHESTRATION:  22422/2340/2/pno, bass & dr.
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger

    Songs from Astrid Lindgren’s books and films, commissioned by the Norwegian Wind Ensemble.

  • 2015

    Sinne Eeg & The Blue House Jazz Orchestra

    FRANK SINATRA 100 YEARS
    MATS HÅLLING & MAGNUS BLOM: arranger

    Tribute to Frank Sintra on his 100 anniversary.

  • 2014

    Isabella Lundgren & Sinfonietta

    SOMEHOW LIFE GOT IN THE WAY
    ORKESTRATION:  2222/2220/1/str
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    ISABELLA LUNDGREN: vocals
    PETER ASPLUND: trumpet & vocals
    CARL BAGGE (pno), NIKLAS FERNQVIST (bass) & DANIEL FREDRIKSSON (dr.)
    OTHER GUEST APPEARANCES ON THE CD: JOAKIM MILDER (sax), ROBERT NORDMARK (sax) & DICKEN HEDRENIUS (trb
    )

    The CD was recorded together with the Nordic Chamber Orchestra and was rewarded with the Orkesterjournalen Golden Record Award.

  • 2013

    Bohuslän Big Band, Shirley Clamp & Roger Pontare

    RING SÅ SPELAR VI (RADIO SHOW) 45 YEARS
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger
    SHIRLEY CLAMP & ROGER PONTARE

  • 2012

    Tom Russell & Wind Orchestra

    AZTEC JAZZ
    ORKESTRATION:  22422/2340/2/bass & dr.
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    TOM RUSSELL: vocals, guitar & composer
    THAD BECKMANN: guitar & backing vocals

    Commissioned by the Norwegian Wind Ensemble. The release concert was recorded and ended ups in the CD AZTEC JAZZ

  • 2011

    Peter Asplund Quartet & Sinfonietta

    ASPLUND MEETS BERNSTEIN
    ORKESTRATION:  2222/2220/1/str
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor
    PETER ASPLUND (trumpet & vocals), JACOB KARLZON (piano), HANS ANDERSSON (bass) & JOHAN LÖFCRANTZ-RAMSAY (drums)

    Recorded together with Dalasinfoniettan and wa rewarded the Orkesterjournalen Golden Record award, and was also nominated for a Grammy as best jazz album. 

  • 2010

    Pugh Rogefeldt Trio & Gotlandsmusiken

    MATS HÅLLING: arranger & conductor

    Concert production commissioned by Gotlandsmusiken.

  • 2008

    Peter Asplund

    In 2008 Mats and Peter began their award winning collaboration, where Mats has written most of Peter’s arrangements for larger ensembles. Such as Big Bands, Wind Orchestras and Symphonic Orchestras. This collaboration has resulted in a couple of CD’s, awarded with two Golden Record awards and one Grammy nomination.

  • Lill Lindfors & Dalasinfoniettan

    ORKESTRATION:  2222 / 2200 / 1 0 / str
    MATS HÅLLING: arranger
    HANNU KOIVULA: conductor
    MATS BERGSTRÖM: guitar

    Ketil Bjørnstads compositions of Edith Södergran- och Eeva Kilpi-lyrics, arranged for a chamber orchestra.

  • 2006 →

    Blue House Jazz Orchestra

    ARRANGÖR

    Sinne 20016 Mats is one of the most engaged arrangers for the Big Band of the Stockholm Concert house; The Blue House Jazz Orchestra, 

  • 2001 →

    Babben Larsson

    Mats and Babben started their coööaboration in 2001, and since then Mats has written most of the arrangements of the Babben Big Band repertoire.

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