So Bloodhoof sounds

At the end of May, it was the world premiere of the 42-minute piece Bloodhoof, with music by Karin Rehnqvist and lyrics by Gerdur Kristný – a monodrama for mezzo-soprano and eight instruments.

So far, only the premiere audience in Gothenburg’s concert hall that night heard the work.

Here is a short excerpt with Lena Willemark, vocals, and ensemble recherche.

The lyrics ›