Dear Audience! The performances that occupy me most at the moment have their own pages in the menu. But of course there are other things to tell of. Like the Christmas Concerts in Gävle Concert Hall, with Gävle Symphony Orchestra directed by Karl-Johan Ankarblom, and the fiddler Görgen Antonsson and me as soloists. These videos are from a TV-program we made together some years ago (Swedish National Television). The Christmas Concerts were more cheerfull though, and in the company of Fjällbacka Chamber Choir and three childrens' choirs. Glamourus, Grand and Folky!
Fabula is a storytelling company based in Stockholm, primarily selling performances and workshops but also arranging an international festival and hosting projects like Storydox - staged monthly at Stockholm City Theatre and broadcast on Swedish national radio.
I'm proud of being one of the storytellers who founded and built the company. After ten rich and hugely enjoyable years on the board and on the Fabula stage I left the company, still working in collaboration with them as often as I can. The picture is taken from the opening of Fabula Festival 2010.
CD, Kersti Ståbi singing Alice Tegnér
Sweden's much-loved composer of children's music from the 19th century. In the band: Anders Löfberg cello, Erik Rydvall keyfiddle, Magnus Zetterlund mandolin. Guests: K Toresson, S Stahlhammer, J Sjöblom and FJK.
"I sounds like she is smiling with her whole body when she sings, sometimes soft, sometimes chiming brightly" (translation from Swedish)
Karl Tiderman, Svenska Dagbladet
"The arrangements are varied, the folk music mixed with tango and jazz, the band is tight and Kersti Ståbi is a singer with confidence and authority..."(translation from Swedish) Andreas Palmaer, DN
"Of course! Why has nobody thought of this before?" (translation from Swedish) Anita Carlsson, Dalarnas Tidningar
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CD, Kersti Ståbi, MOD 001
In the band Mats Klingström guitar, Jonas Sjöblom percussion, Olle Eriksson double bass. Bengan Janson guesting on accordion.
"Strong, new songs deep-fried in folk music and a voice that reaches all the way, natural and with feeling for the words. Simplicity, closeness and airy accompaniment are no methods for wimps. If the voice and lyrics don't hold up, the result might be embarrasing, with no hiding places for the singer. But if it works the gain is high. Kersti Ståbi breaks the bank." (translation from Swedish)
Alexander Agrell, Sydsvenska Dagbladet
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