The Nightingale, the group’s second album, is nominated for the Manifest Prize in the category Folk. Manifestgalan is February 7 at Nalen in Stockholm.
Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall is also nominated for Group of the Year at the Folk and World Music Awards 2014, Folk- och Världsmusikgalan .
Gala held at the Norrland Opera Feb. 21 and broadcast live in P2.
This spring Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall are also involved in two exciting recording projects;
“Härnosand” composed by Malin Hülphers, Composer in Residence in Västernorrland / Scenkonstbolaget, will be recorded along with the Nordic Chamber Ensemble.
The second project is as yet a secret but will be revealed later this spring.
Both projects will also be documented on film.
Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall tour spring 2014
11 of Jan Valshuset, Växjö
13 of Febr V-Dala Nation, Uppsala
17 of March skolkonsert, Sticksjö
18 of March Sveateatern, Sundsvall
19 of March SVAR-huset, Ramsele
20 of March Metropol, Härnösand
21 of March skolkonsert, Örnsköldsvik
21 of March Thuleteatern, Örnsköldsvik
22 of March Gamla Tingshuset, Östersund
24 of April Hjortnäs bystuga, Leksand
10 of May Kerstins Udde, Trehörningsjö
24 of May Gränslös Folkmusik, Karlstad
Now it starts to turn up some Swedish reviews of the Nightingale.
… One of 2013’s best albums, all categories.
Alexander Agrell, Sydsvenskan
A trio of highly skilled musicians playing sensitive, fateful, suggestive, solemnly.
Lars Lind, Lira
Read the rewiews:
It’s time for a new Crows’ Bones tour. The band will rehearse in Leeds for some
days and then give six performances in the UK. It will also be possible to buy the CD,
official release in April 2014.
Have a look at the homepage and the tour plan.
Listen to “I saw the dead”
During the fall, Niklas was asked by the Eric Sahlström Institute to arrange some of Eric Sahlströms compositions. Five of the songs have been arranged for children’s group, from almost beginners to those who played a little longer. The idea is that the arrangements to be used in teaching eg music schools around the country.
Niklas has also organized three songs for ESI All Time Band, a big band consisting of former and current students at ESI.
The premiere of the events took place on Oktoberstämman in Uppsala on October 26.
In the county of Hälsingland you can read about folk music regularly in the local newspaper!
Read the article (if you understand Swedish) about Niklas, about the new Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall CD and about Crows’ Bones in Hela Hälsingland.
Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall´s new record, “Näktergalen” (the Nightingale) is now available to order at
Saturday the 12th of Oct is the day! Then Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall will release our new cd, Näktergalen.
Release and concert at Linköpings Folkmusikfestival, start 11 pm.
Hope to see you there!
Listen to previews from ”Näktergalen” here.
Here it is, the new website, it will be filled later. The summer has been busy, including some ten gigs each with Ulrika Bodén and Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall and recording Ahlberg, Ek & Roswalls new album. Followed by September, including S:t Olav project, seven concerts with Göran Månsson and Ulrika Bodén and gigs with Ahlberg, Ek & Roswall. Niklas also been rehearsing with Andreas Ralsgård and Markus Tullberg, Niklas will be guest musician on their upcoming album.