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SUMMER-FALL 2022: New text publications in VIS - Journal for Artistic Research, Seismograf, RUUKKU Journal, Portable Gray and more.

NOVEMBER 2022: New solo concerts 2022-2023 at rainy days Luxembourg 2022, Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik 2023, Klangspuren 2023, Akademie der Künste Berlin 2023.

FALL 2020: New book out! Impossible Situations: Concerts in The Making by Karin Hellqvist, Heloisa Amaral, Ellen Inga Hannesdóttir (2020).


AUGUST 2020: Nominated for 2 OPUS Klassik Awards with Flock in categories


JUNE 2020: Karin elected Member of Honor by the Swedish Society of Composers and receives the Stockholm City Cultural Award.

SUMMER 2020: Tour with Ulf Lundell + band - CANCELLED

FEBRUARY 2020: Album Flock receives Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Bestenliste 1/2020!

MAY 2020: Frequenz Festival Kiel & Landesmusikrat Schleswig-Holstein introduces Instrument of the Year, with violinists Daniel Hope, Karin Hellqvist, Harald Haugaard - POSTOPNED TO OCTOBER 2020.

NOVEMBER 2020: Solo recital at Stockholm Concert House. 

OCTOBER 2019: CD release of Flock recorded with LAWO Classics. Album can be bought here.

JUNE 2019: Summer tour with Ulf Lundell + band 

OCTOBER 2018: Start appointment at the Norwegian Academy of Music as PhD Research Fellow during 2018-2022.

JANUARY 2018: Invited artist at Estalagem do Ponta do Sol Residency for Contemporary Music and Electronics at Madeira, Portugal.

JUNE 2018: New scenic work by Clara Iannotta for voices, violin, dancers and electronics performed at Münchener Biennale 2018 and ECLAT Stuttgart 2019.

2017-18: New work by Natasha Barrett for solo violin, multichannel electroacoustic sound and live electronics to be performed at hcmf (UK), Temporeale (IT), Levande Musik (SE) and EAU (NO).

2017: Recording of new solo album with LAWO Classics featuring music by Malin Bång, Jan Martin Smørdal, Carola Bauckholt, Henrik Strindberg et al.

DECEMBER 2016: Duo Hellqvist/Amaral international project Impossible Situations: a Collective Nordic Experiment receives full funding from the Nordic Culture Fund for workshops and concert 2017-2019.

Cikada and Oslo Sinfonietta 2L CD with music by Maja Ratke nominated for US GRAMMY for best surround album 2016.

MAY 2017: HAHB performnig at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Cambridge, presenting music by Anthony Tan. With Heloisa Amaral (BR), Noam Bierstone (CA), Joshua Hyde (AU) and Karin Hellqvist (SE).

APRIL 2017: Faint Noise invited to Harvard New Music Group for a performance in 2017.

JANUARY 2016: Karin receives the Interpreter's Award from the Society of Swedish Composers.

2015: Oslo Sinfonietta receives Norwegian Critics' Association Award for the 2015 concert production Lachenmann!

SEPTEMBER 2016: Solo concert at Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival. New music for violin and electronics/objects by Carola Bauckholt, Jan Martin Smørdal, Evan Johnson and others.

JANUARY 2016: Collaboration with Norwegian celebrated dance company Ingun Bjørnsgaard Prosjekt. New solo violin music by Henrik Hellstenius (NO) and four performances at Dansens Hus, Oslo.

DECEMBER 2015: Ensemble neoN (NO) records new album with Grappa Music.

DECEMBER 2015: Solo recital in San Sébastian, Spain, during Festival Internacional SMASH de Música Contemporánea. 

NOVEMBER 2015: Solo concert at Listening Room Series in Torún, Poland.

OCTOBER 2015: Duo Hellqvist/Amaral tour in Korea with concerts at The House Concert Seoul and more.

JUNE 2015: Cikada releases new album with chamber music by Laurence Crane (UK) on Norwegian label LAWO Classics. Release concert at Café Oto, London June 28th 2015. 

JUNE 2015: Duo Hellqvist/Amaral guests at conDiT Buenos Aires. New works by Santiago Diez-Fischer (AR) and Ariel Gonzalez Losada (AR).

JUNE 2015: Solo concert at Tempo Reale Florence. Works for violin and electronics by Johan Svensson (SE) and Marco Marioni (IT).

MAY 2015: Duo Hellqvist/Amaral guests at Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Cambridge, presenting music by Mauricio Pauly (CR) together with Noam Bierstone (CA) and Joshua Hyde (AU). 

APRIL 2015: Guest at Anna Petrini's concert at Debut in Deutschlandradio Kultur at Berliner Philharmonie. New version of Study for String Instrument #1 by Simon Steen Andersen.

APRIL 2015: Curious Chamber Players performs at Mata Festival New York, presenting new American and Scandinavian music.