Aurora Bachealis: Bach Chorales and Folk Tunes in Nordic Light at the Stockholm Early Music Festival

This programme interweaves Swedish folk music from the Baroque period with Bach chorales sung by Jessica Bäcklund, Love Enström, Kaspar von Weber and Johan Karlström. Gunnar Idenstam is joined by Johan Hedin, Erik Rydvall, Niklas Roswall and Ida Meidell Blylod for this performance at the Stockholm Early Music Festival.

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Stockholm Early Music Festival is the largest international event for historical music in the Nordic countries, and alone in Sweden in presenting repertoire from baroque, renaissance, and medieval times in one festival. With variation and quality as its motto the festival highlights the diversity of early music, offering a programme of known and unknown music from all over the world, featuring well-renowned Swedish and international artists. The festival has been held annually in the historical setting of Stockholm’s Old Town since 2002, in the special summer atmosphere of early June. The programme includes lunch, afternoon, and evening concerts, seminars and masterclasses.