There is a lot happening around Karin Rehnqvist in November 2022. The month contains a mix of nominations, awards and premieres, including an opera premiere.
On 1 November, the winner of the Nordic Council’s Music Prize will be announced during a live award ceremony from the Music House in Helsinki. Karin Rehnqvist’s choral and orchestral piece Silent Earth is one of the twelve nominated contributions from the Nordic music scene.
November 4 will be in Hamar, Norway, the world premiere of Day is here!, for double choir, soloists and string ensemble. With Det Norske Solistkor, Ensemble Allegria under the direction of Grete Pedersen.
The piece is also performed in Fredrikstad on November 5 and in Oslo on November 6.
On November 11, the Music Publishers’ Awards Gala (Musikförläggarna) will take place at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Here is Karin Rehnqvist’s choral work Time is calling to you!/ Tiden ropar på dig (with Harry Martinson‘s poems Världsklockan, Natt and Hårt åskväder) nominated in the category Art Music Prize of the Year – Small Ensemble/Chamber Music.
On November 19, the all-night opera Strandad finally premieres at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm. Libretto by Kerstin Perski and directed by Natalie Ringler. Many actors are involved in this performance:
Among other singers are Vivianne Holmberg, Lena Willemark, Carl Ackerfeldt, Katarina Leoson and Johan Edholm as well as the Royal Opera’s choir and the Royal Opera’s orchestra, Hovkapellet. All under the direction of conductor Cathrine Winnes.
And at the end of October, Karin Rehnqvist will receive a surprise prize. Stay tuned.