Concerts, autumn 2023

Saturday November 25

UUJO: 20th Anniversary and Farewell Concert for Ulf Johansson Werre

The Uppsala University Jazz Orchestra was established 20 years ago through the initiative of the former Vice-Chancellor Bo Sundqvist. This milestone is now being celebrated with a big concert in the University Grand auditorium. Simultaneously, the orchestra's artistic director since its inception, Ulf Johansson Werre, is retiring from his university position after the autumn semester.

In addition to UUJO performing big band classics and the orchestra's unique original compositions, a substantial array of guests who have contributed over the years will be joining in.

Participants: Klas Lindquist (saxophone, clarinet), John Högman (saxophone), Andreas Pettersson (guitar), Erik Tengholm (trumpet), Klas Toresson (saxophone), Oscar Johansson Werre (drums), strings from The Royal Academic Orchestra, as well as current and former vocalists. Pleasant surprises may occur!

The Grand Auditorium of the University Main Building, Uppsala, 6.00-8.30 p.m, incl. 30 min interval.

Free admission, but tickets needed. Tickets are handed out at Uppsala Student Union or Servicecenter Segerstedt. Ticket release October 27 at 12.30 p.m.Remaining tickets will be handed out in the entrance between 5.00-5.45 p.m. the day of the concert. Free seating, the doors to the auditorium will be opened at 5.00 p.m. Please arrive in good time before the concert. 

Do you have questions, please contact Rebecca Måwe (producer), phone. 070-167 92 10 or


Saturday December 9

Swinging Christmas 

The Uppsala University Jazz Orchestra invites you to the last Christmas concert with the artistic leader Ulf Johansson Werre. We will hear a panorama of the orchestra's Christmas classics, many in Ulf's arrangements. Also participating are UUJO's vocalists "The Universals" and celebrity guests.

Uppsala missionskyrka, 7.00-8.30 p.m.

Free admission, but tickets needed. Tickets are handed out at Uppsala Student Union or Servicecenter Segerstedt. Ticket release November 9 at 12.30 p.m. Remaining tickets will be handed out in the entrance between 6.00-6.45 p.m. the day of the concert. Free seating.