Category Archives: Stockholm

Irene Jane Baker and ‘Red’ Mike Eriksson Bring their Blues to Stockholm

I met Irene Baker seven years ago at a family gathering. She is aunt to the eldest of Eva’s four offspring. As she and I became acquainted, she told me of an upcoming concert at Sofia Church where she was … Continue reading

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A Transcendent Experience

A few months ago the Stockholm International Rotary Club presented an unusual program, featuring a young artist and his music: Hugo Ticciati, violinist and leader of a new musical group in Sweden, “O/Modernt” (not/modern). Hugo’s enthusiasm for his music and … Continue reading

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Igor Stravinsky and Olivier Messiaen intersect via Francis Poulenc

I have recently discovered yet another library in the City of Stockholm: Musik och Teater Biblioteket. From the English version of their web page: “Open to everyone – with great collections, sheet music for all instrumentations to loan, and literature and … Continue reading

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A Satisfying Concert, with a Fine Finnish…

… conductor, that is. The concert was at Konserthuset in downtown Stockholm, where the annual Nobel Prize concerts are held. Vasil, his daughter Jeanette, and I attended primarily to hear a performance of the first piano concerto of Peter Tchaikovsky. … Continue reading

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