His Jewish family escaped to Sweden in a fishing boat during World War II. Today he fights prejudices among children with free education. Henrik Goldschmidt has fought war with music for decades – learn how he heals the world.
The opening of Copenhagen World Music Festival is ladies’ night. Strong women from most of the world set the stage with rap, folk and punk. Have you ever seen a punker play the accordion? Meet the cool ladies in Iva Nova.
Music is not just a goldmine to middle-aged white men who collected records since their early teens. The Central Library in Copenhagen often let lo-fi musicians borrow a stage. Just for the joy of making music with no gimmicks.
As the electronic beats of Summer fight non-violently to drown out the sound of terrorist fear, I contribute with this return of creativity. A good read before – or even during – a day of Stella Polaris.
In the days of FROST it is only a matter of time before someone lets music go on a serious date with art. This someone happened to be National Gallery at the joyful SMK Friday. Always free and with a challenge for your brain.