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  • 20230422 Fairytales

    20230422 Fairytales

    Fairytales is a program inspired by Elsa Beskow’s wonderful fairytales. Her stories and illustrations lies like a common thread thought out the program. Through reading of her fairy tales and by the choices of songs, the audience can enjoy an entire evening in Elsa Beskow’s enchanting fairytales. The program is divided into five sections, each…

  • 20230225 String orchestra and piano

    20230225 String orchestra and piano

    The string orchestra SoFo Chamber Orchestra, led by Staffan Mårtensson, and the pianist Bengt Forsberg play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414, Gerald Finzi’s Eclogue and Josef Suk’s Serenade for Strings in E flat major, Op. 6 The concert is sponsored by Region Stockholm

  • 20230218 Vera Talerko and Matti Hirvonen – soprano and piano

    20230218 Vera Talerko and Matti Hirvonen – soprano and piano

    Matti is one of Sweden’s foremost “collaborating pianists”, known for enjoying collaborations with singers and other instrumentalists. In Oslo, he also has a professorship with that focus. He has performed in Allhelgonakyrkan many times and proposed this year’s winner of the Stenhammer competition in Norrköping as a guest soloist. She comes from Latvia but was…

  • 20230121Cello and piano in Swedish

    20230121Cello and piano in Swedish

    The violoncello is often called the instrument that most resembles the human voice. If that is true, we now get the chance to hear a cello speak Swedish during an entire concert! Chrichan Larsson searched inspiration early on from masters like Rostropovich and from contemporary composers in Sweden and abroad – he himself also writes music.…

  • 20221230 Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus

    20221230 Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus

    Olivier Messiaen (1908–92) wrote his great suite for solo piano Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus in 1944 while Paris was liberated from the Germans. The title can be translated Twenty Views of the Child Jesus but literally means Twenty Looks at the Child Jesus, and most of the twenty movements are called something with Regard:…

  • 20221210 César Franck Bicentennial

    20221210 César Franck Bicentennial

    On the actual birthday we celebrate César Franck, Belgium’s greatest composer, sometimes also counted as French because he lived in Paris for more than fifty years. Tale Olsson, violin, Erik Wahlgren, cello and Bengt Forsberg, piano, play his opus 1, a piano trio, but we also hear them two at a time and Bengt as…

  • 20221203 Christmas Concert

    20221203 Christmas Concert

    Known and unknown Christmas songs are interspersed with music by, among others, Bach, Reger and Kurt Noack, as well as the beloved Koppången. The performers are the soprano Sofie Asplund, the baritone Jeremy Carpenter, the pianist Bengt Forsberg and the organist Mats G. Eriksson on the organ of Allhelgonakyrkan. As in previous years, our host…

  • 20221008 Duo Julia & Theo

    20221008 Duo Julia & Theo

    Julia Isaksson and Theo Hillborg won the The Chamber Music Association’s Young & Promising 2021 competition and our concert is part of their Sweden tour. The jury’s reasoning was: “With a natural artistry that arouses curiosity and broadens the listeners’ horizons, Duo Julia & Theo offers music that moves seamlessly between genres. The performance is…

  • 20221029 Romantic clarinet and soprano

    20221029 Romantic clarinet and soprano

    Are we in a Stockholm drawing-room in 1830? The solo clarinetist in the Royal Swedish Orchestra, Staffan Mårtensson, and the soprano Jessica Elevant are guests of pianist Bengt Forsberg, and there is even a string quartet here! Bernhard Crusell’s aria with obligate clarinet from his opera “Den lilla slavinnan”, Carl Maria von Weber’s clarinet quintet,…