By Xuefei Chen Axelsson
Stockholm, Nov. 8 (CED) – With such a great coincidence, a warmly welcomed concert was held on October 16th in Ersta Church in Stockholm Sweden to celebrate its 150 years birthday while the 20th National Congress of the CPC was opened on the same day afte its 101 years birthday.
The two artists are pianist Yan Shuang Lindblom, who graduated from KMH, Royal College of Music in Stockholm and Anders Delin, the guitarist.
They gave a concert called from Pampas to Madrid with music from Argetina and Spain with Tango style. Their performances have won warm applause and the audience said after the concert that this was the best concert they had enjoyed since 2020 after the Covid-19 became pandemic.
The concert was held in order to commemorize 150th anniversary of the founding of the Ersta Church and its founder-famous Swedish musician Per-Ulrik Stenhammar. This was one of a series of concerts held by famous singers Tommy Körberg, Erik Sunnergårdh, Charmmer Orchistra and Sundsvalls Kammarkör.
Ersta Cultural and Stage Art Supervisor Patrik Sandin who was also a singer graduated from KMH, SPPF Board member Composer Karin Hellman-Geworkian, former dean of Music department of KMH, Rolf Lindblom, Ji Zhanyou, President of Nordic Exchange Association, ECCE art director Tan Jingjing, Wan Juan and Qiu Xiaohui, Zeng Yuchen, Ormar Jaberi, Violinist Diana Parhizgar and Singer Rebecca Courtar were present for the concert together with about 200 audience at the concert.
Patrik Sadin made the opening speech to welcome the audience to attend the concert and introduced the information about other concerts in Swedish. He also expressed his appreciation for the concert and sent his congratulations to the artists.
Yan Shuang Lindblom is a Chinese Pianist who lived in Sweden and graduated from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, KMH. She used to be the judge for Savshinsky music contest in Russia and Music contest in Stockholm and educated many talented excellent Chinese music students who won the first prize in contests in Russia or in Germany.
She won British Royal Music Academy Professional Pianist Certificate. In 2003, she began to study Phd in KMH with the disertation on China-Western Piano Education’s Similarities and Differences. She used to play in the Golden Concert Hall in Vienna, Sydney Opera House and the Burmingham Music Hall in Britain.
Anders Delin studied in KMH, Petiot Art College and Stockholm Music School with famous teacher Jan-Olof Eriksson, Lucia Sanchez-Jordan and Peter Berlind Carlsson. He has played in Swedish Radio for many times. He also held concerts in many places in Sweden.
From Pampas to Madrid Tango Concert opened with Anders Guittar and Yan Shuang’s music Espanoleta by Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710), barrock’s beautiful melody and waltz Rythme, attracked the audience immediately.
And then Anders played Maxima Diego Pujol .” Candombe en Mi. It’s very beautiful.
Yan Shuang played four pieces of music: Astor Piazzola. ”Milonga sin palabras”，Alberta Ginastera. ”Danzas Argentinas 3 pieces för piano Op 2 and Sonata No 1 Op 22 sats . She explained that these music are very beautiful and also challenging to play. Her performance won warm applause from the audience.
Ktalansk folkvisa. ”Arr: Miguel Liobet”
Gittar och piano:
Joaquin Rodrigo. ”Concierto de Arannjuez sats 2
Their performance were warmly welcomed and they were required to play again.
Karin Hellman Geworkian gave a good comment about the concert too.
Professor Lindblom spoke highly about the performance level at the concert. Yan Shuang Lindblom is a well-known piano teacher and many of her students have won prizes in international contests.
About 200 audience attended the concert which jointly performed by Chinese-Swedish artists giving people great enjoyment.