Photo Yusuke Suzuki


  • 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).

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

  • 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.