Spotlight in English

Kerstin Berggren interviews celebrities from the world of theatre, opera, music, literature and film. When the interview is in English it is published here.

Peter Stein: I never do a play or an opera twice
32 min

The legendary theatre and opera director Peter Stein is for the first time directing in Sweden, Mozart´s The Marriage of Figaro, at Malmö Opera.

The legendary theatre and opera director Peter Stein is for the first time directing in Sweden, Mozart´s The Marriage of Figaro, at Malmö Opera.

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.

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: Shakespeare is a life long project
31 min

Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Shakespeare is a successful combination. Both on stage and in cinemas.

Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Shakespeare is a successful combination. Both on stage and in cinemas.

John Akomfrah: The sea is both terror and beauty
41 min

"Vertigo Sea started really as an attempt to think about what is happening in the Mediterranean at the moment."

"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 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.

Bruce Logan: I blew up the Death Star
40 min

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.

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.

Franz Welser-Möst
52 min

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.

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.

Påskspecial: Toni Morrison
29 min

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.

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.

Påskspecial: John Malkovich
30 min

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...

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...

Jeremy Carpenter
40 min

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...

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...

House of Cards
24 min

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 ...

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 ...

Bryn Terfel
46 min

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...

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...

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