SPIC-MACAY is conducting western classical music concerts by a Norwegian Group, on 23rd and 24th October, at different venues. This is a part of their World Heritage Series 2009, a musical tour being organized in collaboration with Rikskonsertene from Norway.
23rd Oct - 10am - Obul Reddy Public School
23rd Oct - 6pm - University Of Hyderabad
24th Oct - 9am - Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
24th Oct - 6pm - ICFAI Business School
The band consists of 4 different musicians - Caroline Eidsten Dahl (Treble Recorders), Ida Bryhn (Viola), Anders Kjellberg Nilsson (Violin) and Fredrik Schoyen Sjolin (Cello) - and the troupe has been performing for Concerts Norway, in many European countries. 3 of them have also performed for a young audience in Norway as well as in the China Shanghai International Arts Festival in 2008.
The repertoire that will be presented, has been put together from written compositions of some of well-known composers of Western classical music, including Johan Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Georg F Telemann, Franz Shubert, Maurice Ravel and Ludwig Van Beethoven. The Norwegian composers whose works will be featured are Edvard Grieg, Øystein Sommerfeldt and Bjarne Brustad.
Caroline Eidsten Dahl was born in 1980, Norway. She studied the recorder at The Grieg Academy at the Institute of Music in Bergen, Norway, and finished her bachelors degree at the same place in June, 2003. She started a parallel course at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm with Dan Laurin as her teacher. She finished her bachelors degree here in May 2004, and also did a Diploma Concert in The German Church in October, 2006. She has given concerts both as a soloist and as a chamber musician in different ensembles in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and England. As a soloist, she has performed with The Cremlin Chamber Orchestra, The Drottningholm Barockensemble and the Bergen Chamber Ensemble.
Cellist Fredrik Schoyen Sjolin was born in 1982, and grew up in Trondheim in Norway. After school, he travelled to Sweden to study at the Edsberg Music Institute of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, where, in 2007, he completed his Advanced Postgraduate Soloist's Diploma. He won a Norwegian national competition for young string players, and was soloist with TrondheimSolistene. 2 years later, he won the 2nd prize in EMCY's international cello competition, which led to solo appearances with orchestras in Hungary and France. He has also appeared as soloist with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Stavanger and Trondheim symphony orchestras and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
Anders Kjellberg Nilsson, born in 1983, plays both the violin and the viola, and is a soloist, a chamber musician, an instructor and an ensemble leader. He has studied at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, Germany, and at the Swedish Edsberg Music Institute. In the summer of 2008, he finished his soloist diploma studies at the Norwegian Music Academy in Oslo.
Viola player Ida Bryhn was educated at the Barratt due Music Institute in Oslo, and has started to play at the age of 6. After graduation, she continued her education at Edsberg Music Institute in Stockholm, receiving a bachelors degree. She received her masters degree in music in Boston at the New England Conservatory of Music. And finally, at the Music Academy of Oslo, she received her diploma. At her final exam, she performed with Norway´s leading symphony orchestra, The Oslo Philharmonic. She has given performances at the Verbier festival, Ravinia festival (Chicago), IMS Prusia Cove, Oslo Chamber Music Festival and other events.
Please contact Neha at 98661-39840 or Ashish at 94901-22248 for further details.