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Nordby, Ski and Frogn School marching bands are ready for the concert with Alexander Rybak

Article in paper issue of “Østlandets Blad”, published on 31.10.2013

Author of text and photo: Stig Persson

Found by Ulli Cologne. Translated by Jorunn Ekre. English revision by Anni Jowett.

Looking forward to it: The musicians of the Nordby, Ski and Drøbak/Frogn school marching bands are looking forward to the celebrity concert at Rådhusteatret in Ski. Here are both marching bands, drill and juniors are gathered at the joint rehearsal at Nordby school on Monday night.

There’s going to be a sold out house at Rådhusteatret on Sunday afternoon, and a 100 young musicians will have a memory for life. At 4 pm things will go off with a bang for the members of Nordby, Ski and Drøbak/Frogn school marching bands. This is the fifth year we will have a celebrity concert. It started with our 50 year anniversary in 2009. Back then Rein Alexander joined us. We felt it worked out so well that we wanted to have more people join us. Ski and Drøbak/Frogn joined us after.

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Exclusive Alexander Rybak’s interview for Poplight

 Alexander Rybak: “The hardest thing in life is to make something simple”

Source: Poplight. Published  2013-02-15

Written by  Jesper Lindqvist. Pictures by Roger Larsson

Translation by Tessa Lande. Revision by Ingegerd Claesson & Anni Jowett

He came from nowhere in 2009 and took Europe by storm when his super hit “Fairytale” won the Eurovision Song Contest. Now, Alexander Rybak, tells in an exclusive interview for Poplight, his opinion of what is good music and about his plans for the future. – My dream for the future is to settle down and just write songs, Alexander Rybak says.

Alexander Rybak is currently in Skellefteå for the weekend to give two concerts together with string students from music schools in Skellefteå, Umeå and Lycksele. The music school in Skellefteå has arranged this in connection with its 50 years anniversary.
Poplight met the Norwegian violinist, and artist, after a practicing session with the students.

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Article about Alexander Rybak’s concert with youth orchestra in Hønefoss. 11.11.12

Article from ringblad.no, published on Nov. 11.11.12

Author: Anne Gro Christensen

Link to the original article: http://www.ringblad.no/liv/article6336426.ece

Found by Ulli C. Translated by Tessa La. English revision by Anni Jowett.

Fireworks with Rybak

Alexander Rybak inspired young musicians.
It was a firework of a concert in every way, when Vestre region Youth Symphony Orchestra and children from culture schools across the region performed at Byscenen on Sunday.
Alexander Rybak is hired as a recruiting magnet and does his job with high satisfaction. There will be a lot of fantastic music in the years to come.

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Video + Article: Review of Alexander Rybak’s concert in Mora, Sweden. Aug. 4th 2012

The article was published in the paper-issue of Mora Tidning 4.8.2012.

Text and photos by Selma Wolofsky

Found by Ulli Cologne. English translation by Ingegerd Claesson and Mary-Ann-Hansson. English revision by Lillian Llewellyn

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2 Concert-videos, published by MoraLokalTV are added to the posting after the article!

 

Violins everywhere in the concert finale

Vattnäs : The last event of the summer took place in Vattnäs concert barn during the weekend when Alexander Rybak performed with around twenty youngsters. This fall there will be new projects in the barn. On Saturday youngsters from among other places: Sollerön, Älvdalen and Oslo, who are on the way to become professional musicians, performed with Alexander Rybak in Vattnäs concert barn.

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“New round with Alexander Rybak” – Article on the paper issue of Sunnmørsposten 9.8.11

Found and translated by Tessa La
Photo improved by Alev Can
Revised by Bita J.


Reporter: Gry Støre
Photo: Nils Harald Ånstad

New round with Alexander Rybak

Alexander is back as an instructor at Aalesund Orchestra School, and is more nervous than he was before Grand Prix.

Music

“This is something totally new for me, because this time it’s my own project. It shapes my future”, Alexander Rybak (25) says.

“This is what I like to work with. To make concerts with children and young people which turns into unique experiences for the audience. It’s regardless of age and music tastes. A little pop, some classical and some folk songs”, he says.

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