Jakob Högström, baritone
Bengt Forsberg, piano
Clara Schumann (1819-1896) - Romance in a-minor op 21:1 (dedicated to Johannes Brahms)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) - Pianosonat nr 17 d-moll op 31:2 "Spöksonaten"
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - "Die schöne Magelone" op 33, (song cycle after poems by Ludwig Tieck)
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Jakob Högström, baritone, studied at Kulturama. Royal Academy of Music in London and the University College of Opera in Stockholm. His roles have included Papageno in The Magic Flute at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, Baines in William by B Tommy Anderson at Vadstena Academy and Baron Zeta in Suzanne Osten's The Merry Widow. At the Malmö Opera he has sung several leading roles, including Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro. 2009 he made his debut at the Opera Comique in Paris as Narbanor in Zoroastre. Jakob is often engaged in the sacred repertoire as Handel's Messiah and the passions of Bach. This will be his first appearance in Allhelgonakyrkan.
Bengt Forsberg, piano, has been the artistic director of the chamber music series at Allhelgonakyrkan for almost 30 years. Among his regular partners are the mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, cellist Andreas Brantelid and violinist Nils-Erik Sparf. As a soloist he has performed with, among others, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and he has given solo recitals in many venues including London's prestigious Wigmore Hall. In October 2016, he participated as a soloist in Oxford Lieder Festival's "Schumann Project". Bengt Forsberg has released many CDs, most recently an acclaimed recording of music by women composers, "Neglected works for the piano."