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A striking climate oratorio

In early 2019, the idea of ​​a musical piece was born that would portray the agony surrounding our planet's fate:

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Time for the Swedish premiere of Silent Earth

Listen to Silent Earth! Swedish premiere, Berwaldhallen, Aug 27, 2022 On 27 August, after a delay of two years, Karin Rehnqvist’s Silent

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Karin Rehnqvist nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize

One of the major music prizes is the Nordic Council Music Prize (which has been awarded since 1965). The prize

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The initiator received the Gold Broom award

On a May day in 2008, Karin Rehnqvist lay on the sofa at home in the Nacka villa and read

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Between light and darkness – they present the work

On 18 February at 7 pm in Tromsø Cathedral - world premiere of Karin Rehnqvist's latest work, Songs between light

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Intro


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.