Linguist Musician Composer Producer, Rivgosch Biel/Bienne
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Learn more about my compositions on the sound of bells and about my renaissance-score music stands that go with them at https://www.rivgosch.ch/karins_kompositioner/
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Member since 2016-06-14
Of Swedish origin, I have studied music and modern languages in Great Britain, Sweden and Italy. For the last 30 years I have been established in Switzerland, first in the Lausanne region, later in Biel-Bienne. Since 2000 I live in Schernelz-Cerniaux from where I engage in various cultural projects. I usually spend summer in my native Sweden where I participate in or run myself cultural activities such as exhibitions and music performances.
Karin, you have always proved efficient, knowledgeable and fun to work with in all your fields of activity. Creative in the widest sense of the term. And ready for new initatives and to work hard to terminate the various projects.Highly recommended as a partner for your many and varied communicative skills and for being a bridge buulder.
- Maria K Jacobson, Italy
Dear Maria, thank you for your kind support! I'm looking forward to seeing your profile, soon./Karin
You are highly professional and creative and I wish you the best of luck!
- Inger B, Sweden
Thank you, Inger, I wish you best of luck, too! Karin
- Ingvar Hällgren, sweden
Hej Ingvar, tack! Jag önskar att jag kunde reparera oljemålningar också! Hoppas du hittar rätt person. /Karin
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Exhibition of the marionnettes for the Soldier's Tale created by Elsi and Fernand Giauque 1931
The exhibition, 14 October 2018 - 17 March 2019, at the Musée suisse de la Marionnette Fribourg, Switerland, presents the seven marionettes for the staging of the Soldier's Tale 1931 together with the stage props and related documents. The vernissage takes place on Friday 12 October, 18:00. The new book about the re-creation of this staging by the Marionettenoper im Säulensaal, Heidelberg University, first presented 20 September 2018 in Biel/Bienne, will be presented again and available during the whole exhibition.
A new publication on marionette theatre as cultural heritage
Presentation of the trilingual book DE/FR/EN with DVD THE SOLDIER’S TALE The Marionette Theatre Festi-Ligerz of Elsi and Fernand Giauque The Staging 1931 and the New Production 2017 Book presentation Thursday, 20.09.2018, 18:30 NMB Neues Museum Biel Seevorstadt 52/Faubourg du Lac 52 CH-2501 Biel/Bienne The book intends to throw light on the historical reconstruction - or more precisely the historical re-creation - of The Soldier's Tale by Charles Ferdinand Ramuz and Igor Stravinskij as staged by the Marionettentheater Festi-Ligerz 1931. The book presentation coincides with the centenary of the famous classical play. Further information and book orders www.edition-clandestin.ch
"Three songs to poems by Bo Setterlind" published through collaboration on Look for skill
As the platform Look for skill became public in April 2017, I found a publisher (FemiFicition förlag) and an illustrator (Josephine Skapare) there and “Three songs to poems by Bo Setterlind” (FemiFiction Förlag) became a published reality. The publication is available for sale through Swedish Internet bookstores as of 2017-07-07. The song book contains three poems by the Swedish poet Bo Setterlind, set to music for soprano and piano (1974) and it includes singable translations in English, German, Italian and French. In addition to scores with lyrics, the edition offers the story of how the compositions came into being together with historical clippings from my private archive. Bo Setterlind himself received the songs with enthusiasm in 1975 and also expressed his pleasure at seeing a young Swedish female composer working in a traditional man-dominated art form. Two other Look for skill-members - Maria Jacobson Picasso, soprano, and Veronica Mereu, piano - recorded the songs and a third Look for Skill member, Nora Lune Neftel, made an animated version of the songs which can be heard/seen on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xr14_aB1RLg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZxZcrkbad0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QfzEea9l_o