Production consultant (Europe)
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F-75018 Paris / France
Phone: +33(0)6 77 09 62 32
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Agnethe Christensen, originally from Sweden, studied at the Royal Danish Conservatory and specialized in renaissance and medieval singing with Andrea von Ramm in Basel and furthermore in Rome and Paris. Well known for her unconventional interpretations of modern and classical works, folk and early vocal music. Agnethe has worked with modern composers Luca Lombardi, Palle Mikkelborg, Wolfgang Rihm, Luciano Berio and John Cage, with opera, folk and film music.
Agnethe's expertise is within the field of early music and historically informed folk music and together with ULV where she performs medieval Nordic ballads and sacred music with singer Lena Susanne Norin and fiddle player Elizabeth Gaver, she presents Swedish traditional music in a historic perspective.
Home in Copenhagen she works together with the the medieval ensemble Alba and together with the Welsh harper Helen Davies with traditional music from Shetland, Orkney and the Hebridees searching the old norse influence and reconstructing the old poetry of the past. In the project Music of the Mysteries she collaborates with musicians from both the classical and world music scene.
17 January 2015
Paris, Musée de Cluny
Le voyageur au moyen âge (première)
(Benjamin Bagby, solo)
12 March 2015
Cologne, Museum Schnütgen
Lieder der Leidenschaft (première)
10 June 2015
Boston Early Music Festival
We mourn the loss of our colleague and friend Margriet Tindemans (1951-2014), a genial musician, gambist, director, teacher and medieval fiddler, who was a core member of the ensemble in our first decade of existence. Read a tribute by Benjamin Bagby
Hildegard von Bingen: complete works
Sequentia's recordings of the complete works of Hildegard will be released as a 9-CD box set on the DHM/SONY label on 15 March 2015.
Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship
The most recent scholarship (2013) was awarded by Early Music America to mezzo soprano Isabella Shaw.
Sequentia on BBC 3
Benjamin Bagby was recently in London, where he appeared as a guest on the BBC 3 'Early Music Show' to talk about Sequentia. The podcast version of his interview with host Catherine Bott can be heard here.
Beowulf on DVD
Benjamin Bagby’s legendary performance of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf (part I) recorded live in Helsingborg, Sweden.
Visit the Beowulf website