Scandinavian Singers, Scandinavian Songs

July 7, 2018, 4:30 pm

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Songs by five Scandinavian composers will be heard sung by Kirsten Flagstad, Jussi Björling, Karita Mattila, Bo Skovhus, Anne Sophie von Otter and Solvieg Kringelbotn.

Music

“Varen” by Edvard Grieg
Anne Sophie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Bengt Forserg, piano
(Stockholm 1992. DGG 437 521‐2)

“Florez och Blanzeflor” by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Bo Skovhus, baritone; Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Michael Schonwandt, conductor
(Copenhagen  2003. CHANDOS CHAN 10249)

“Svarta rosor” by Jean Sibelius
Karrita Mattila, soprano; Ilmo Ranta, piano
(ONDINE ODE 1054‐2)

“Tonerna” by Carl Leopold Sjöberg
Jussi Björling, tenor; Orchestra; Nils Grevilius, conductor
(Stockholm 1936. EMI 7243 5 66309 2 5)

“Sommersang” by Carl Nielsen
Solvieg Kringelbotn, soprano; Malcolm Martineau, piano
(Eiksvoll Kirke Church, Norway 1996. VIRGIN CLASSICS 7243 5 45273 2)

“Med en vandlilje” by Edvard Grieg
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano; Gerald Moore, piano
(London 1948. TESTAMENT SBT 1268)