Spelmannen to Dracula’s composer

By on February 15, 2017

EXPRESSEN PARTS OUT CULTURE PRICES – FOR 60th YEAR IN A ROW

On Monday evening was revealed the recipients of Expressen’s cultural prizes for 2016. The awards were presented at Nalen in Stockholm on the newspaper’s cultural celebration with about 400 guests.

This year celebrated the Expressen’s cultural festival 60 years, when the price “Spelmannen was awarded for the first time in 1957.

PRICE “SPELMANNEN” – Since 1957

Sweden’s oldest music prize

Receiver: Victoria Borisova-Ollas, composer, current with the opera “Dracula” in autumn 2017

Motivation: She does not live in the country Just enough. With philharmonic fantasy, symphonic muscle and crackling orchestral paletteshe gets the ground tremble beneath our feet and the world to open up to many, many directions.

Previous winners in the selection: Cornelis Vreeswijk (1970), Fläskkvartetten (2002), Malena Ernman (2014)

Price: Statuette in bronze by Sven Lundqvist

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