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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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Winner of The Nordic Council Music Prize

Karin Rehnqvist won the 2022 Nordic Council Music Prize for her work Silent Earth in Helsinki on Tuesday evening, November

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Karin Rehnqvist receives 2022 Taube Award from Vi magazine

Composer Karin Rehnqvist is the recipient of the 2022 Taube Award, an award given yearly by Vi magazine. The award

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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.