Category: Performance

Drottning Christina

Drottning Christina

Drottning Christina live on stage at Musikens hus Saturday 15 Nov. Anders Blad, Magnus Lindberg, Christina Gustafsson. … Continue readingDrottning Christina

Hans Hirschi reading

Hans Hirschi reading

To celebrate this year’s Gothenburg Book Fair, which starts tomorrow, I’m running a mini theme of authors reading from their books. First out is Hans Hirschi, current chair of Egenutgivarna, the Swedish association of indie authors, who launched his fourth book, “The Fallen Angels of Karnataka”, at a party in Gothenburg’s Litteraturenshus (House of Literature) yesterday evening. … Continue readingHans Hirschi reading

Juggling with fire

Playing with fire

Two performers dancing, juggling and playing with fire for an audience outside the River Café at Eriksberg. Fire dancing usually looks more spectacular in the dark, but I liked the way the heat from the torches distorts the images of the building and river beyond the performers. … Continue readingPlaying with fire

Marit Bergman 3

Marit Bergman

A short trip out of Gothenburg today south to Kungsbacka, where Swedish singer-songwriter Marit Bergman was perfoming at Kulturfestivalen Kungsbacka Saturday 30th August.

Above: Introducing a song.
Below: Singing and being filmed.
Bottom: Enjoying applause. … Continue readingMarit Bergman



The brilliant flamenco musicians Emil Pernblad and Marianne Holmboe performing at a private party on Hisingen, Saturday evening. … Continue readingFlamenco!



These clowns were entertaining children with baloon sculptures outside Cafe Grindstugan on Saturday, the day of Planket. … Continue readingClowns

Flirtatious Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Yesterday my wife and I saw Romeo and Juliet perfomed in the open air within Bohus Fästning (Bohus Castle). The slowly setting sun bathed the actors in a golden light. Above, Juliet (played by Jennifer Peña) is flirtatious.
Below, a little gallery of other photos. … Continue readingRomeo and Juliet