Category Archives: Concerts

Blizzard!

Still in the blizzard here. 10 cm this night and it just goes on and on. Had to dig out my car this morning. It took me 15 minutes to liberate it. And then good old At the Lighthouse led … Continue reading

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Ravel for Vuvuzela. Soccer meets high culture

What has not been common knowledge until the South Africans brought it to the world’s attention is that the vuvuzela is an old and well known instrument in the classical orchestra. As illustrated by this honorable trio from the Konzerthaus … Continue reading

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Deh vieni alla finestra, cara Victoria

For me this week has been in the sign of two wonderful, laughing brunettes: Cecilia Bartoli and crown princess Victoria of Sweden. Cecilia because she came to Copenhagen to receive the Léonie Sonning Music Prize. I attended the concert with … Continue reading

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Dance Break!

It’s Saturday and it rains so I think we get a dance break. Just listen to this lovely lady. /anna

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On special request. Photos of the Week #49

I just saw a very old email sticking its head up. I have to admit I check my hotmail address very seldom and tonight I did… One very kind Justus asked if I had any pictures from the Cecilia Bartoli … Continue reading

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Klezmer in the hallowed halls. Photo of the Week #41

On Friday I had the great privilege of attending a concert with the klezmer band Mames Babegenush in the hallowed marble halls of the Glyptotek here in Copenhagen. I wish you could all have been there with me. Lots of fun! These were … Continue reading

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Ballad

Some months ago I happened on a TV show with the Danish singer-songwriter Niels Hausgaard. A hopelessly left wing man who never lets down the small people of society. There was one song that stayed with me and which even … Continue reading

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