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​New: The Dream in ‘Svarteboka​’

Svarteboka, i.e. the black book, poems and hymns, esoteric sources and witchcraft are the textual basis for a series of

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Spring 2024

13 January 2024The Riddle – at String Quartet BiennaleQuatór MetamorphosesCité de la Musique, Paris 23 January 2024Rescue me from sinking

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The Prelude before the Nobel

At a concert in Nobel week in December 2023, I Know, I'm Able / Jag vet, jag duger – committed

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All about the opera Drifted

The opera DRIFTED (Strandad, in Swedish) Music by Karin Rehnqvist.Libretto by Kerstin Perski. Opera in two acts. World premiere at

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I Know, I’m Able – to all singing children

In 2023, Karin Rehnqvist was struck with several notable compositions for choir, treble choir. After Här får du inte sitta

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Rehnqvist in connection with Mozart

Two major choral works will be performed on Thursday 2 November 2023 in Helsingborg's concert hall: a well-known Swedish contemporary

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50 newly composed string quartets in one weekend

Ten years ago, the well-known Kronos Quartet in San Francisco started a project as original as it was ambitious: to

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BBC Singers perform Rehnqvist

Recently threatened with closure, the BBC Singers, Britain's only professional choir, was saved thanks to massive support from both domestic

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In my music, trumpets are not allowed to play fanfares.
I do not use the kettledrums to emphasize the important thing during climax.
The French horns are not heroic.

No, with me the female voices are allowed to stand for the fanfares, they are allowed to signal,
and the kettledrums are allowed to sing their own songs, perform their own line.