By Carey Langsner, Hamilton, Ontario Correspondent
Venue: The Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts in Hamilton Ontario Canada.
Kongero played for the Hamilton World Music Festival fundraiser at The Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts this past weekend. Kongero is one of Sweden’s leading a cappella vocal groups, singing traditional and folk music in unique arrangements. The group consists of four skilled singers Lotta Andersson, Emma Björling, Anna Wikenius and Malin Thunell.
With amazing harmonies, these ladies performed a selection of traditional folk songs, original compositions of mixed medieval ballads and love songs to a very enthusiastic crowd. As most of the songs were in Swedish, a story behind each song was explained to the audience first. Their music, along with the acoustics of this building, reminded many in the audience of the soundtracks from Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones.
Kongero members: Emma Björling Lotta Andersson Lovisa Liljeberg Anna Wikenius Genre: Swedish Folk’appella Hometown: Stockholm
The images may not be reproduced, copied, transmitted or manipulated without the written permission to Rock At Night and the photographer. Use of any image is a violation of the United States and International Copyright laws.
- Hagersville Rocks Music Festival 2019 brings classics–and more! - August 5, 2019
- Sound of Music Fest in Burlington celebrates its 40th year with classic grunge and rock bands - June 12, 2019
- Norfolk County Fair 2018 presents Canadian Country Smash-Up - October 16, 2018