Tag: Sweden

Pelle the Conqueror

(1987) In 19th century Denmark, Swedish immigrant worker Max von Sydow boasts it’s going to be “pork roast with raisins” to son Pelle Hvenegaard. But as the seasons change around their tiny room off the cow pens, 12-year-old Pelle’s eyes widen...

/ February 25, 2017

Pelle the Conqueror

(1987) In 19th century Denmark, Swedish immigrant worker Max von Sydow boasts it’s going to be “pork roast with raisins” to son Pelle Hvenegaard. But as the seasons change around their tiny room off the cow pens, 12-year-old Pelle’s eyes widen...

/ February 24, 2017

Double Portrait—Zivokic and Agerfelt Olesen with Ensemble Mise-en

Ensemble mise-en’s Portrait Series seeks to celebrate the landmark works of distinguished composers of contemporary music. This series is aimed towards presenting the music of these composers to a wide spectrum of listeners who are engaged in or curious about contemporary art...

/ February 16, 2017

Gallery Talk: Count Tessin’s Dutch and Flemish Drawings.

A gallery talk on the exhibition “Treasures from the Nationalmuseum of Sweden: The Collections of Count Tessin” at the Morgan Library. Ilona van Tuinen, Annette and Oscar de la Renta Assistant Curator, Drawings and Prints All gallery talks and tours...

/ February 10, 2017

Travel in Scandinavia: Sweden

ASF is partnering with the Scandinavian tourist boards to help you plan the perfect Nordic vacation. This winter explore Scandinavia’s hidden gems and learn insider tips. Whether you want to catch the Northern lights at the famous Ice Hotel in...

/ February 6, 2017

A Connoisseur’s Eye: Carl Gustaf Tessin and Transformations in Taste and Collecting in 1740’s Paris

The art collection of Count Carl Gustaf Tessin in the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, is a unique example of the prevalent taste during the rococo period in Paris. Magnus Olausson, Director of Collections and Research at the Nationalmuseum, explores the ideals that shaped...

/ February 3, 2017

The Seventh Seal – Opera

The International Brazilian Opera Company returns to Scandinavia House this fall to present a concert recital of Act One from The Seventh Seal – Opera, a new work by composer João MacDowell with text from Ingmar Bergman’s film of the same name. “I...

/ November 12, 2016
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Sweden Democrats: Migrants must accept “Swedish culture”

NYU professor says the conservative nationalist party pits its supporters against immigrants and refugees.

/ November 12, 2016

The Seventh Seal – Opera

The International Brazilian Opera Company returns to Scandinavia House this fall to present a concert recital of Act One from The Seventh Seal – Opera, a new work by composer João MacDowell with text from Ingmar Bergman’s film of the same name. “I...

/ November 10, 2016

Taikon

90 min. | In Swedish with English subtitles Born in a Swedish camp in 1932, Romani activist and author Katarina Taikon altered the course of Sweden’s history. This documentary tells the story of a young girl who was denied education,...

/ October 19, 2016