ABBA at Mamma Mia! The Party

Mamma Mia! The Party premieres in Stockholm

When ‘Nikos Taverna’ opened its doors for the Mamma Mia! The Party premiere in Stockholm, the four former ABBA members, Agnetha Fältskog, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad, were all there to help kick off the event.

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Benny nominated for second Guldbagge Award

On Monday 18 January, the winners of the Swedish Film Institute’s 51st Guldbagge Awards will be announced, Benny Andersson has been nominated for ‘Best Music’ for his Cirkeln score.

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Benny Anderssons Orkester

BAO 2016 Swedish Summer Tour Dates announced

Benny Andersson and his bunch of merry men (and woman!) will be hitting the road throughout Sweden in 2016. The tour dates are now available…

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Video: ‘Anthem’ by Gustaf Sjökvists Kammarkör

A selection from Anthem from CHESS filmed at ‘Kärlekens tid’ concerts, Eric Ericsonhallen, Skeppsholmen in Stockholm on Sunday 20 September 2015.

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Benny addressing the audience at Eric Ericsonhallen, Skeppsholmen

Benny Andersson and Gustaf Sjökvists Kammarkör – ‘Kärlekens tid’ concerts

To celebrate both the release of the album ‘Kärlekens Tid’ and the musical life of choir master Gustaf Sjökvist, Benny Andersson and Gustaf Sjökvists Kammarkör performed two concerts at Eric Ericsonhallen, Skeppsholmen on Sunday 20 September.

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Benny Andersson brings icethesite up to date with some of the plans for 2015/2016

Exclusive! Benny Andersson talks ‘Kärlekens Tid’ to icethesite

Benny Andersson has recorded an album, Kärlekens Tid, which is now out in Sweden and is also available to download in some other territories.

The recording features Gustaf Sjökvists Kammarkör (GSKK) performing tracks specially selected from Benny’s back catalogue, including songs from the musicals CHESS and Kristina från Duvemåla.

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Maria and Robert as Kristina and Karl Oskar

‘Kristina från Duvemåla’ opens in Stockholm as ‘Mamma Mia!’ closes on Broadway

On Saturday 12 September 2015, almost 20 years after Kristina från Duvemåla first premiered at Malmö’s Musikteater, the latest and last official production of the Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Lars Rudolfsson musical opened at Cirkus theatre on the Stockholm island of Djurgården.

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Maria Ylipää, Benny Andersson & Robert Noack at 'Allsång'  -  photo:Niklas Lindman

Benny and the cast of ‘Kristina från Duvemåla’ perform at ‘Allsång på Skansen’

Yesterday evening, Maria Yilpää and Robert Noack, who will portray the roles of Kristina and Karl Oskar in Cirkus Theatre’s forthcoming production of Kristina från Duvemåla, performed two songs from the musical, Du måste finnas and Min lust till dej, at Stockholm’s annual music festival Allsång på Skansen.

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