Activities

Nov 2017, Coming Activity in Stockholm/ Kommande aktivitet i Stockholm, november 2017

Tisdag 21 november 2017 kl. 17.30/ Tuesday 21 November at 5.30 pm
Livrustkammaren/ The Royal Armoury, The Royal Palace
Slottsbacken 3, Stockholm

Unga Drottning Christina/ Young Queen Christina

Konsert med musik från Christinas tid och föredrag

Concert with music from Christina’s time and a Lecture

Sångsolister och instrumentalister från Kungl. Musikhögskolan
Vocal soloists and Instrumentalists from the Royal College of Music
Tidstrogna instrument och musik från Italien av Monteverdi, Caccini, Strozzi m fl / Period instruments. Italian music by Monteverdi, Caccini, Strozzi and others
Föredrag “Drottning Christina som en ​enande symbol för Europa,​ ​då och nu”​
Lecture “Queen Christina as unifying symbol of Europe, then and now”
Elever vid Östra Reals Gymnasium presenterar ett specialarbete/ Students at Östra Real Senior High School present a special study
Moderator  Mats Liljefors, professor em, ledare för EU-projektet Queen Christina – Culture and Peace 

 

Fritt inträde för ungdomar upp till 25 år. Är du under 25? Anmäl dig till info@queenchristina.eu för fribiljett. Övriga biljetter 100 kr. Boka på http://livrustkammaren.se/sv/kalendarium/bokning-av-programaktivitet eller i kassan vid entrén. / Are you under 25 years? Request free ticket at info@queenchristina.eu. Other tickets at 100 SEK available at the entrance of Livrustkammaren or book at livrustkammaren.se. 
 I samarbete med/ In cooperation with: Livrustkammaren, Kungl. Musikhögskolan och Östra Reals Gymnasium, med ekonomiskt stöd från/ with support by: Jacob Wallenbergs Stiftelse Särskilda Fonden
Stiftelsen Queen Christina-Det europeiska kulturinitiativet                 
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Project activities 2018-2021

Queen Christina project partners in appr. ten European countries and Brazil are presently preparing and coordinating international events 2018-21, incl. special new artistic productions, seminars and more, see below. Books and reports will be published on subjects inspired by Queen Christina, her legacy and values. All involved are working hard on these plans and more details will be presented before the end of 2017.

Three groups of activities are being planned:

New creations, original artistic productions by project partners, with focus on new and young audiences, performed nationally and transnationally involving artists, musicians, dancers from partner countries.

Academic lectures and scientific conferences on international level, covering a multitude of topics, such as philosophy, sciences, literature, music, equality, migration, civil courage, expressions of art etc.

Publications  In March 2017, contributions to scientific seminars 2014-15 was published in the project’s first book. More will follow, both in print and digital formats.

 

Examples of New original artistic productions

* Concert Queen Christina, music from Christina´s court, ballet music, works by Stradella, Corelli, Purcell and others.

* Ballet Christina with original choreography by Base23, Stockholm          performed by young dancers, showing young Christina. Music and dance styles include street, pop, bebop, jazz, classic. A special TV version has already been shown in several countries.

*  Female composers. Maria A. Walpurgis: Opera Talestri, Regina delle amazzoni

*  Immigrants it´s us! Italian Song Show for all audiences. Gruppo Incanto and soloists from Italy and other countries.

For video excerpts:

Ballet Christina, from the première in the Stockholm Royal Palace Hall of State: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvnwzz15NiA.

Immigrants it´s us! Ensemble Gruppo Canto, soloists from Italy and France.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV_YO4Or1E0

Activities, earlier

19 September 2017, Livrustkammaren, The Royal Armoury, Stockholm
Drottning Christina och civilkurage – då och nu / Queen Christina and Civil Courage – then and now
Ett samtal om mod och civilkurage. Vad är civilkurage och hur kan vi träna vår förmåga att agera? / A Seminar about courage and civil courage, What is civil courage and how can we train our ability to act?
Ove Bring, professor em, moderator
Marie Jacobsson, ambassadör /Ambassador
Sarah Bohman, verksamhetsansvarig/Director Raoul Wallenberg Academy
Tina Morad, Raoul Wallenbergpristagare 2016, Prize winner 2016
Hans Henrik Brummer, professor em
Inledare/Introduction Mats Liljefors, professor em, ledare för EU-projektet ”Queen Christina – Culture and Peace”
I samarbete med/ In cooperation with Raoul Wallenberg Academy och/and Livrustkammaren med ekonomiskt stöd från/ with support by Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien, Jacob Wallenbergs Stiftelse Särskilda Fonden och Stiftelsen Queen Christina – Det europeiska kulturinitiativet
August-September, Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale
Opera season and Residencies for young singers. 
18 – 29 July, Gmunden, Salzkammergut
Austria Barock Akademie. Masterclasses of Baroque music.
11-13 May 2017, Toulouse, University Jean-Jaurès
Theme days, seminars, lectures ”Christine de Suède et la république des lettres”
Professor em Didier Foucault and invited speakers
21 March 2017 Stockholm, Livrustkammaren, The Royal Armoury
Concert and Lectures

Paulina Pfeiffer, Soprano, Sweden
Clara Casado-Rodriguez, Piano, Spain
Rising Stars – Young Soloists
Denis Viart, France  ”Support for culture – International cooperations”           
Patrik Engellau  ”Freedom of Expression – Freedom of Belief”                                     
Moderator: Professor Mats Liljefors, Leader of Queen Christina Culture and Peace
14 March 2017 Stockholm, Livrustkammaren /The Royal Armoury
Concert, Lectures, Queen Christina Book release. Papers from Queen Christina scientific seminars 2014-2016.
Austria Barock Akademie
Katharina Adamcyk – Soprano, Sonja Leipold – Cembalo/Organ, Siegfried Koch – Trumpet
Marie-Louise Rodén   Queen Christina- woman and early European migrant.       
Lisa Castro  Young Female leadership
 27 January 2017, Schwetzingen, Schwetzingen Castle
Austria Barock Akademie, Concert

 2016

22 January 2016, Stockholm, The Royal Palace Youth Festival
Ballet Queen Christina, special performance for young audience

23 January 2016, Stockholm, The Royal Palace Youth Festival
Concert for young audience with Austria Barock Academy and Vasco Dantas, Portugal, Piano

12 May 2016, Toulouse, l´Académie des Jeux Floraux
Seminar “Queen Christina in our time. European common values, diversity, identity, richness” Speakers Pierre Bouyssou, Jean-Marc Olivier, Jean Jaurès, Yann Kerlau, Gloria Kaiser, Hélène Lorblanchet, Maurice Carrez, Martin Rahm, Claude Imbert, Christophe Prémat, Michel Brun, JeanMarc Marty, Loic Ferrieu a.o.

12 May 2016, Toulouse, Saint-Pierre des Cuisine
Concert with music from Queen Christina´s court. Monteverdi, Stradella, Corelli a.o. Ensemble Baroque de Toulouse, Mats Liljefors, Conductor, Anne-Laure Touya, Soprano, Caroline Champy-Tursun, Mezzosoprano

14 May 2016, Toulouse, Saint-Pierre des Cuisine
Concert ”Baroque Jazz”, Les Sacqueboutiers, in cooperation with Festival Déodat de Séverac.

6 June 2016, Lisbon, The Residence of the Embassy of Sweden in Portugal
375 years of diplomatic relations Portugal-Sweden (1641-2016) established by Queen Christina
Concert with music from the Queen´s court with Amanda Liljefors, Mezzosoprano and Michele Carreca, Teorb. Project presentation, Mats Liljefors.

17 June 2016, Toulouse, Collège Marcelin Berthelot
”Immigrants, it´s us!” Italian Song Show for young audiences. Il Gruppo Incanto and soloists from Italy and France, Rocco Femia, Leader.

4 July 2016, Toulouse region, Chateau de Saint-Félix Lauragais
Seminar with introduction “Queen Christina, female painters and expressions” Speakers: Hélène Lorblanchet, Arthur Jullien. Concert with female soloists performing music by female composers. Anne-Laure Touya, Soprano, Caroline Champy-Tursun, Mezzosoprano

15 July 2016, Saint-Félix Lauragais, Galerie Dominique R.
Exhibition of paintings “Queen Christina”. Seminar “Christina´s perception of art” Speakers Martine Cutter, Dominique Viart

1-12 August 2016, Altmünster, Kirchstetten and Gmunden
Austria Barock Akademie  Master Class and Concerts, inspired by Queen Christina “Music expressions of the 17th Century”, Ensemble Concorda, Music by female composers

6 October 2016, Lisbon, Fronteira Palace and Lisbon University
375 years of diplomatic relations Portugal-Sweden (1641-2016) established by Queen Christina
Seminar 1  ”Queen Christina and Portugal”, Seminar 2 ”Christina and Father Vieira, her confessor in Rome, Portuguese Jesuit philosopher” Speakers: Gloria Kaiser and scholars from the Lisbon Academy and University, Seminar 3 ”Queen Christina, forerunner of female leadership” Speakers: Ebba Witt-Brattström, Gunnar Wetterberg and others. In cooperation with the Swedish Foreign Ministry and the Embassy of Sweden in Portugal.

12 October 2016, Stockholm, Hotel Drottning Kristina, Lecture
Torkel Jansson: ”Queen Christina, the Westphalian Peace and Henry Kissinger´s The World Order”

11 November 2016, Paris, Maison de la Mutualité
Seminars on Christina and European Migrations, how to face the crisis of today´s Europe, tolerance, culture, migration.
Performance of ”Immigrants, it´s us!” Italian Song Show. Gruppo Incanto and soloists from Italy and France, Rocco Femia, Leader. Italian emigrant songs.

28 November 2016, Paris, Palais de la Découverte, Chambre de Commerce Suédoise en France.
Ballet Queen Christina, performed by Base23, with young dancers, about young Christina until her abdication and arrival in Rome. Music and dance styles include street, pop, bebop, jazz, classic. A special TV version has already been shown in several countries.

Activities of the EU supported project “Queen Christina of Sweden, the European” 2014 and 2015.
Displayed in three groups, Seminars – Concert and Dance – Special events

A/ Seminars

2 June 2014 Uppsala, The Royal Palace Hall of State
Project Inauguration by Princess Christina Mrs Magnuson
«Queen Christina between Erudition and the Arts: Stockholm, Uppsala, Paris and Rome»
Tore Frängsmyr, Stefano Fogelberg Rota, Maria Schildt, Camilla Kandare

15 October 2014 Spoleto, San Nicolò
«Art Collections of Queen Christina. Contradictions»
Silvia Danesi Squarzina, Adriano Prosperi, Giovanna Sapori

20 November 2014, Vienna, ORF Radio Kulturhaus
«Queen Christina of Sweden, Life and influence on culture»
Gloria Kaiser, Stefan Schennach, Mats Liljefors

3 December 2014, Paris, Salle Colbert                                                                                                             «Christine, philosophe et mecène. Les milieu intellectuels francais. Une politique européenne»
Yves Saint Geours, Denis Kambouchner, Jean-Charles Darmon, Jean-Claude Milner, Claude Imbert, Philippe Beaussant, Michel Espagne.

12 February 2015, Rome, Swedish Rome Institute
«Queen Christina and the sciences»
Antonio Clericuzio, Vera Nigrisoli Wärnhielm, Fabiola Zurlini, Yves Saint Geours

17 March 2015, Stockholm, The Royal Armoury  
«Queen Christina and the Westphalian Peace»
Torkel Jansson, Marie-Louise Rodén, Inga Lena Ångström Grandien

21 April 2015, Brussel, Le palais des académies
«Languages and European cultures»
Jacques de Decker, Marquis de Trazeignies, Frank Pierobon, Prince Lobkowicz, Yann Kerlau, Philippe Beaussant

8 June 2015, Innsbruck, Kaiser Leopold Saal
«Queen Christina, Religion and Music»
Roman Siebenrock, Stefan Schennach, Gloria Kaiser

25 June 2015, Gothenburg, Academy of Music and Drama
«Belief and tolerance, Individual freedom and Freedom of expression»
Susanna Åkerman, Marie-Louise Rodén

 

B/ Concert and Dance 2014 and 2015

2 June 2014, Uppsala, The Hall of State
The Queen´s Consort, Mats Liljefors, Conductor, Anna Eklund-Tarantino, Soprano, Amanda Liljefors, Mezzosoprano  Music”Amour constant”, Stradella, Corelli, Frescobaldi

22 July 2014, Kirchstetten, The Castle
Austria Barock Akademie, Ensemble Concorda, Olivera Ticevic, Soprano
Music by female composers

14 October 2014, Spoleto, Teatro San Nicolò
Teatro Lirico Sperimentale, Vocal Soloists and Instrumentalists
Stradella, Monteverdi, Corelli and others

19 October 2014, Stockholm, The Royal Palace
World Premiere of “Queen Christina” Ballet
Principal Choreography Hans Marklund, Base 23 Dancers, Anneli Alhanko and Eva Johnson, leaders

20 November 2014, Vienna, ORF Radio Kulturhaus
Female Baroque Ensemble “Les roses sauvages”
Female composers from Renaissance to Baroque

3 December 2014, Paris, Salle Colbert
Ensembles La Badinerie et Tempesta, Mats Liljefors, Conductor, Marie Arnet, Soprano, Amanda Liljefors, Mezzosoprano     Monteverdi, Stradella, “Amour constant” Ballet music

23, 24 January 2015, Stockholm, Royal Palace Youth Festival
Ballet “Queen Christina”, performances for young audiences
Principal Choreography Hans Marklund, Base 23 Dancers, Leaders Anneli Alhanko and Eva Johnson

24 January 2015, Stockholm, Royal Palace Youth Festival
Concert for young audience
Austria Baroque Academy and Gothenburg University

11 February 2015, Rome, Palazzo Farnese
Teatro Lirico Sperimentale, Vocal Soloists and Instrumentalists
Stradella, Monteverdi, Corelli and others

5 March 2015, Villmanstrand, Lappenrantta, Finland
Ballet “Queen Christina” performance for the state visit of Their Majesties of Sweden to Finland.

21 April 2015, Brussels, Palais des Académies  
Ensembles La Badinerie et Tempesta, Mats Liljefors, Conductor, Anna Carbonera, Soprano, Katja Zhylevich, Mezzosoprano
Lully, Stradella, “Amour constant” Ballet music

8 June 2015, Innsbruck, Kaiser Leopold-Saal
Les Roses Sauvages and Naturtrompetenensemble, Eliseo Innsbruck, Olivera Ticevic, Soprano
Female composers B. Strozzi, Meda, Auenberger, da la Guerre

25 June 2015, Gothenburg, Academy of Music and Drama
Ensembles La Badinerie et Tempesta, Mats Liljefors, Conductor, Anna Eklund Tarantino, Soprano, Amanda Liljefors, Mezzosoprano
L´Amour constant, Dance Suite, Stradella, Corelli, Monteverdi

 

C/ Special Events 2014 and 2015

4 June 2014, Uppsala, Musicum of the University
Christina´s European Tour, Concert and Narration
Susanne Rydén, Soprano, Mark Tatlow, Cembalo, Rossi, Carissimi, Cesti, Corelli

9-14 June 2014, Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale
Preparing future opera stars, Master class of Singing

27 July- 8 August 2014, Gmunden, Orth Castle
Austria Barock Akademie, Master class of Female Composers

6 August 2014, Altmünster, The Church, Salzkammergut  Festival
Ensemble Concorda, Olivera Ticevic, Soprano, Music by female composers

4 December 2014, Paris, Cercle suédois
Queen Christina in Paris, Lecture with music, Ani Gazarian, Clavicord

11 March 2015, Stockholm, The Royal Palace, Karl XV Hall           
Christina´s Roles, Dance and Gestures, Dance and Narration
Camilla Kandare, Karin Modigh, Noah Hellwig,

16 June 2015, Brussels, Italian Culture Institute
Queen Christina and the European Identity, Seminar and Concert
Paolo Grossi, Frank Pierobon, Mats Liljefors
Amanda Liljefors, Mezzosoprano, Thibaut Roussel, Teorb                 

18 June 2015, Rome, Chiesa Nuova
Queen Christina, Music and Art in Rome
Concert and Narration, Anna Carbonera, Soprano, Michele Carreca, Teorb, Mats Liljefors            

26 June 2015, Gothenburg, Academy of Music and Drama
Christina as Leader. Female leadership.
Seminar with Marie-Louise Rodén, Annika Borg, Johanna Andersson, Moderator Patrik Engellau