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All about the opera Drifted (Strandad)

Music by Karin Rehnqvist.Libretto by Kerstin Perski. Opera in two acts. World premiere at The Royal Opera, Stockholm, November 2022.

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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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The new opera Drifted – this is what it is about

DriftedMusic: Karin RehnqvistLibretto: Kerstin PerskiWorld premiere at the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, on November 19, 2022.Drifted was commissioned by the Royal

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World premiere in Norway: Day is here!

It became in Norway as Karin Rehnqvist's work Day Is Here! received its premiere – a choral work in four

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The composer’s appreciated eulogy

Karin Rehnqvist's acceptance speech after being awarded the Nordic Council's Music Prize 2022 for the choral and orchestral work Silent

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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.