Kerstin Berggren interviews celebrities from the world of theatre, opera, music, literature and film. When the interview is in English it is published here.
- The Swedish clarinetist and conductor Martin Fröst has embarked upon a multi-year project entitled Genesis which explores the source and development of music for a period of 2000 years.
- Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Shakespeare is a successful combination. Both on stage and in cinemas.
- "Vertigo Sea started really as an attempt to think about what is happening in the Mediterranean at the moment."
- He made his debut at The Met by banging his head into a chandelier, then he started to sing and the New York audience loved him.
- He was the last one to leave the ship in 2001 and then he blew up the Death Star. Cinematographer Bruce Logan has certainly made his work an adventure.
The famous New Year's Concert from Vienna is a very nervous moment for the conductor. And that goes for the musicians as well. This is the experience of the Austrian star conductor Franz Welser-Möst.
Att kunna läsa och berätta blev för Toni Morrison ett vapen i kampen för ett drägligt liv i USA. 1993 blev hon den första svarta kvinnan att få Nobelpriset i litteratur.
- Galningen stryper en ung kvinna med hennes egen bh. Filmstjärnan John Malkovich intar teaterscenen som österrikisk seriemördare med demonisk inlevelse. I Spotlights påskspecial berättar han om sin kärlek till teatern.
British opera singer Jeremy Carpenter has performed on many of the world’s opera stages, and for the past thirteen years he has lived in Sweden. At the moment he is performing at The Royal Opera House in Stockholm as the cruel Protector in George Benjamin’s “Written on Skin”.
- Third season on the way.
Kerstin Berggren takes us back to 2013 in London when the ground breaking TV-drama “House of Cards” was released. Kate Mara, Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey talks about their characters in the show . Kevin Spacey tells us about how Shakespeare's villain Richard III has influenced him in his work with the cynical Francis Underwood. Beau Willimon talks about how he worked with the script. The program is in English/Programmet är på engelska.
Kerstin Berggren talks to Welsh opera singer Bryn Terfel on how to pronounce his name, about leaving Don Giovanni behind and about singing arias while driving his father's tractor. You'll also hear him conduct a choir in unusual setting of the Swedish department store NK in Stockholm. This interview is in English/Den här intervjun är helt på engelska.