Jubilee concert: O Thou Blessed Land

Tenor Daniel Johansson and pianist Magnus Svensson will perform Swedish songs and piano solos, together with a few operatic arias, at Gripsholm Castle .


Daniel Johansson and Magnus Svensson

23 September at 17:00
The Hall of State, Gripsholm Castle

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During the concert, musicians Daniel Johansson and Magnus Svensson will perform Swedish songs and piano solos by Hugo Alfvén and August Söderman, together with songs from Jussi Björling's repertoire. The audience will also hear operatic arias by composers including Puccini.

Magnus Svensson is a versatile musician, specialising in the music of the Romance period. He has performed with many singers, including Elin Rombo and Ingrid Tobiasson. He is currently involved in music at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, and has released two albums of Romance recordings this year.

Daniel Johansson is a Court Singer who has performed extensively on opera stages around Europe and in the USA. He has appeared with great success as Don José in Carmen, Tamino in The Magic Flute and Tristan in Tristan and Isolde.

See this summer's series of concerts:

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Tenor Daniel Johansson appears on the concert programme at Gripsholm Castle. Photo: Nadja Sjöström

Featuring pianist Magnus Svensson on the Steinway grand piano in the Hall of State, the concert will include Swedish songs and piano solos. Photo: Peter Knutsson