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The Swedish early music magazine Tidig Musik has published an article by Karin Modigh on her work with Solen och Nordstjärnan, the opéra-ballet production to be performed at Vadstena-Akademien this summer. Karin tells about the historical background and the artistic process behind the production.
J’entre presentement fort dans toutes vos raisons sur ce chapitre là, et particulièrement all’égard des Danseurs et Danseuses, puisque c’est là un attraict muet pour tous ceux qui ne possedent pas langue, et qui donneroit de l’amusement aussi bien à la Cour qu’à la ville
(Tessin to Cronström in May 1699)
Keep it alive - dance it! "Tempus Fugit! Three years of the International Summer Academy have passed. Time filled with fun and shared experiences, moments that have touched me and memories that will stay with me. Now, heading towards our fourth...read more
If you ever asked yourself the question of dancing to Bach, or playing Bach to dance, this is a must-read (and listen and see)! Tormod Dalen's research project was undertaken at the Norwegian Academy of Music between 2009 and 2012, and has just been published in the...read more
Above all, it’s a fabulous production with actors moving simultaneously in a mix of stylized baroque dance and contemporary performance art. The text is presented with a creative movement choreography and a high level of performance by everyone involved. (Christer...read more
Why this dead silence? What are they up to? Will there be any more Summer Academy? Will we see them perform again? Are they still alive? Yes yes yes. No worries. Lots of plans are in the making. Repertoire. Collaborations. Budgets. Schedules. Etc etc etc. In short:...read more
Don't miss this concert with French harpsichordist Loris Barrucand, who is also accompanying the classes at the International Summer Academy of Baroque Dance at Löftadalen Conservatory. “Autour de Lully & Couperin” Pieces by Lully and an excerpt from 8ème ordre by...read more
Credit: Armide - Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci / Stefan Gloede 18 June 2016 Read more about the production of Armideread more
The absolutely magnificent troupe from Nordic Baroque Dancers is not an adventitious or ornamental element, but contributes fully to the rhetorical efficiency of the tragedy. The dramatization of the choreography allows for a pertinent unification of the heterogeneous elements of the opera, and reminds us to what extent it was born from the art of dancing.
The absolutely magnificent troupe from Nordic Baroque Dancers is not an adventitious or ornamental element, but contributes fully to the rhetorical efficiency of the tragedy. The dramatization of the choreography allows for a pertinent unification of the heterogeneous...read more
We are very happy to announce the holders of the 2016 Löftadalen Summer Academy Scholarship, in memory of Ivo Cramér: Julia Bengtsson and Mickaël Bouffard They will attend the advanced/professional Summer Academy 7-13 August, to study with Catherine Turocy and...read more