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The final spring concert in Allhelgonakyrkan


Amanda Maier-Röntgen (1853-1894) - Violin sonata in b-minor
Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867-1942) - four Songs
Återkomst - Mitt trollslott - Längtan heter min arvedel - Serenad
Amanda Maier-Röntgen - Six pieces for violin and piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) - Violin sonata in A, K. 305
Amanda Maier-Röntgen – Four songs
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Encore: Brahms - Op. 59:2 Auf dem see for violin & piano


Cecilia Zilliacus, violin, Sabina Bisholt, soprano,
Bengt Forsberg, piano

More information about the artists

Photo: Mia Marin

Cecilia Zilliacus is one of Sweden's most accomplished violinists, working across the Nordic countries and Europe. Her versatile repertoire of solo and chamber music works has led her to cooperate with a vast number of composers and orchestras. Her interest in newly written pieces and contemporary music has generated several compositions written specifically for her.
After graduation from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Cologne, Cecilia won the Solo Prize in 1997 and was Artist-in-Residence at Sveriges Radios P2. In 2001/2002 she was the Concert Hall in Stockholm's representative in the international collaboration Rising Stars. She is a lecturer at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and a member of the Swedish Royal Musical Academy. She is furthermore a driving force in the multi-award-winning ZilliacusPerssonRaitinen and since 2015 the artistic director of the Katrina chamber music festival in Åland.
Cecilia is a frequent guest in Allhelgonakyrkan, most recently in the 2016 festival, "French chamber music".

Photo: Jessica Knecht

Värmland soprano Sabina Bisholt graduated from the University College of Opera (Operahögskolan) in Stockholm, Sweden 2016. Her graduation assignment was to sing Donna Elvira in Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Malmö Opera. She completed her internship by performing the roles of the Dog and the Grasshopper in Janáceks The Cunning Little Vixen with Norrlands Opera.
Sabina is a frequent soprano soloist in concerts and her repertiore include Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem, Lars-Erik Larsson's God in Disguise (Förklädd gud) and Joakim Andersson's St John Passion and his Södergran suite which he composed and dedicated to Sabina.
Sabina was awarded the Christina Nilsson Scholarship of 2016 and the Hans Dahlborg musikscholarship. She also received scholarships from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in 2015 and 2016,
This is Sabina's first appearance in Allhelgonakyrkan.

Photo: Arto Tulima

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."

Photos from the concert

Cecilia & Bengt, © Lars-Ingmar Karlsson
Sabina, © Lars-Ingmar Karlsson