L’Orfeo premiered at Wermland opera house March 1 and has recieved brilliant reviews from Swedish national television, radio and papers!
SVT calls L’Orfeo “a true work of art”, DN says “Birgit Bidder’s intimate voice immediately wipes away all concievable distance” and SR “Volyminous Wagner vocals are mixed with the sheerest of lyrical pop voices in a whole new arrangement for opera orchestra [...] this is music you’ve never heard before.”.
The opera runs until April 5 and has already soon sold out, see www.wermlandopera.se for tickets and more info!
Birgit Bidder will perform as La Musica in Swedish opera house Wermland Opera‘s production L’Orfeo by Monteverdi. L’Orfeo is directed by Kristofer Steen from Refused and arranged and conducted by Hans Ek. Other participing artists are Moto Boy and Jan Kyhle among others. March 1 – April 5.
See www.wermlandopera.se for more info!
Birgit Bidder sings with conductor Hans Ek’s (Ane Brun, Frida Hyvönen) chamber orchestra Modern Fantazias again, this time interpreting Kraftwerk in “Transeurope Express” at Stockholm Music and Arts Festival, Stockholm this Saturday 3/8. Birgit Bidder will sing songs by Kraftwerk, David Bowie and Brian Eno. Welcome!
Thank’s Zermatt unplugged for a brilliant stay! We were knocked out by the amazing turn up, 400 sold tickets! Not bad for not having released a single song in Switzerland. Hope to see you soon! X BB
Photo: Dominique Schreckling
For the third time Birgit Bidder will sing with conductor Hans Ek’s (Ane Brun, Frida Hyvönen) chamber orchestra Modern Fantazias! This time interpreting Brian Eno in “Music For Eno” at Södra Teatern, Stockholm this Saturday 6/4. Birgit Bidder will sing Roxy Music, David Bowie, Brian Eno, Talking Heads and a lot more. Other participating artists are Rebekka Kaarijord (NO) and Loney Dear (SWE). Welcome!
This friday 5/4 Birgit Bidder joins Kajsa Grytt on guitar, bass, synths and vocals and premiere plays her new album “Jag ler, jag dör”, due for release this fall, live at Fasching, Stockholm. Birgit Bidder sings backup vocals on both Kajsa Grytt albums produced by Jari Haapalainen, the latest much saluted “Kvinna under påverkan” released in 2011.
This sunday Nov 18 Birgit Bidder interprets writer Mare Kandres work with Global Infantilists during the awarding of the Mare Kandres price, a part of The Stockholm International Poetry Festival at Stadsteatern. Other participating artists are Anna Järvinen, Bruno K. Öijer and Mattias Alkberg. Welcome!
We are happy to say that once again Birgit Bidder will guest sing with conductor and arranger Hans Ek’s (Ane Brun, Salem al Fakir) chamber orchestra Modern Fantazias. This time they’ll perform “American Dream” in Uppsala Konserthus November 7 and dig themselves deep into the American soil. Dystopian marches, Beach Boys, bluegrasszoombies, Elvis, hymns, Dolly Parton, preachers, avant-gardism, backing vocals, Charles Ives, strings and highways urged to life in the surreal and unpredictable dream vision of America and the American. A step into a world sculpted by David Lynch.