Newsletters 2012


2012


Intimate Concert in Odder and Manor Concert at Lynderupgaard

12th December 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

INTIMATE CONCERT IN ODDER

Montra Odder Park Hotel is offering an intimate concert with Stig Wednesday 8th May 2013 at 9.00 p.m. The concert will have two sets of 45 minutes each and the doors are open from 08.30 p.m. The concert can be combined with a Spanish buffet from 06.30 p.m. and also various combinations of overnight stays. Tickets are sold via www.billetnet.dk or phone no. +45 70 15 65 65. The concert ticket alone costs 299 DKK. You can read more about the event here:http://www.ophotel.dk/arrangementer/koncert-med-stig-rossen

 

MANOR CONCERT AT LYNDERUPGAARD

Stig will be doubly challenged in connection with a big manor concert at Lynderupgaard near Viborg Sunday 18th August. According to the program for the day Stig will be performing solo, but he is also scheduled to perform with “Stig and Friends”. Other performers at this event are Lene Siel, Ann-Mette Elten, Jesper Lundgaard, Lisbeth Kjaerulff and royal opera singer Peter Lodahl. Tickets are sold via www.billetnet.dk among other venues or by calling no. +45 70 15 65 65. Up to 1st July the ticket price is 320 DKK plus fee. From 2nd July to 10th August the ticket price increases to 350 DKK plus fee. Tickets sold at the entrance will be priced at 370 DKK.

You are allowed to bring your own food but beverages must be bought at the venue. Purchase of picnic baskets is offered in connection with the ticket sale.

The concert starts at 01.00 p.m. and will have a duration of approximately 4 hours,

Read more here www.herregaardskoncert.dk, where you also will find details about other ticket sale venues such as Tinghallen, Viborg.

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS IN 2013

Please note that ticket sale for many of the Christmas concerts in 2013 have already started.


We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2013 with lots of amazing experiences with Stig.


Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


Stig as Guest on the Radio Show "Visiting hour”

25th November 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,


RADIO INTERVIEW ON DANISH RADIO’S PROGRAM 1

Stig is scheduled to appear as guest on the radio show ”Besøgstid” (Visiting hours), which airs on Danish Radio’s program 1 on Tuesday 27th November at 10.03 a.m. Stig will be interviewed by the journalist Karen Secher and there is no specific subject, so all options are open.

The program is repeated Thursday at 8.03 p.m. and Saturday at 5.03 a.m. on digital radio. It can also be heard on Podcast.

General information about the program as well as the journalist can be found here: http://www.dr.dk/P1/Besoegstid/20080206150553.htm

 

Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


New CD and Many Compilation CD

18th November 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

NEW CD

Stig’s new CD is finally ready for the Danish market. This CD was produced earlier in the year and was primarily intended for sale during the tour in USA. The new CD is titled ”The Way You Make Me Feel” and comprises 11 timeless classics. The CD will now be available in the stores and can of course also be ordered through Stig’s own webshop:  http://shop.stigrossen.dk.

 

NEW CD COMPILATIONS

True to tradition many new CD’s have appeared, ready for the Christmas market. Stig is represented on many new compilations and a Christmas song with the group “Stig and Friends” (Stig og Vennerne) is also available.

Stig is featured on the following CD’s:

“More Christmas 2012”

“Passione - a Christmas Collection”,

“Store danske musical øjeblikke” (Great Danish Musical Moments)

”Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 1957-2012” (Danish Eurovision Song Contest 1957-2012)

”Fra Alle os til alle jer: Alle de bedste Danske Disney Sange” (From all of us to all of you: All the best Danish Disney songs)

And last but certainly not least:

The CD "Dansk Julehygge" (Danish Comfort) with the number "Nu’ det jul igen" (It’s Christmas again) which Stig recorded with ”Vennerne” (The Friends).

 

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE ONLINE

Currently, the following article (in Danish) is available online:

http://lokalavisen.dk/stig-rossens-fortid-jeg-var-selv-julemaerkebarn-/Sjaelland-Kultur/20121115/artikler/121119582/1266?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Lokalavisen+Aarhus&utm_campaign=Byr%E5d+og+f%E6llesr%E5d+er+enige%3A+El-ledningerne+skal+i+jorden+ved+%C5rslev+Engs%F8+-+Stor+beredskabs%F8velse+kom+forbi+Sabro+-+Biltyve+flygtede+fra+politiet+og+endte+i+h%E6k

In addition, 2 Danish interviews have been uploaded to Youtube, one with Stig and one with the quartet from “Four Jacks”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m9fVYrKkPI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oxq8d9ZP-rQ

 

TIME FOR THE CHRISTMAS CONCERT TOUR IS APPROACHING

The busiest time of the year for Stig is approaching fast. In just one week, on 25th November, the Christmas Concert Tour will start and this year it comprises a total of 24 countrywide concerts.


We can also reveal that the rehearsals for the play “Waiting for Godot” will start next week, so the coming period will actually be busier than “normal” for Stig. The play opens in Hvidovre near Copenhagen on 11th January 2013, and after a countrywide tour it will return to Copenhagen, where it will continue until 24th March,

 

Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


Stig and Friends on TVSYD (TV South), Kiss the Routine on Taasinge 

and Play Danish Day in Vejle

30th October 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,


STIG AND FRIENDS ON TVSYD (TV SOUTH) ON FRIDAY

You can experience Stig and Friends live from Vejle Music Theatre on TV South Friday 21st September at 8.00 p.m. You can of course also buy tickets for the concert and experience it live! Tickets are sold here: http://www.billetten.dk/event/30174

 

KISS THE ROUTINE ON TAASINGE

You can experience Stig’s lecture “Kiss the Routine” 22nd September at 2.00 p.m. The lecture is given at “Gymnastikhuset” (The Gymnastics House), Vosnaes Skovvej 14, Taasinge, 5700 Svendborg. Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.billetten.dk/event/34433

The ticket price is DKK 220 incl. fee. 

 

STIG WILL TAKE PART IN ”PLAY DANISH” SINGALONG AT VEJLE MUSIC THEATRE ON “PLAY DANISH MUSIC” DAY 25TH OCTOBER

Stig is scheduled to take part in ”Spil Dansk Dagens Fællesssang” (the Play Danish Day Singalong) arranged by Vejle Music Theatre. The singalong takes place Thursday 25th October 2012 from 11.03 – 11.40 a.m. The singalong will be aired live on the P4 radio channel.

Practical information: The doors open at 10.40 a.m. and they close at 10.50 a.m. – so make sure to be there early. Admission is free provided that you sign up via e-mail hbeni@vejle.dk or by calling phone no. 79 43 20 30 – the tickets can then be picked up at the ticket office Monday to Friday from noon to 5.00 p.m. or on the day of the performance. 

You can read about the countrywide “Play Danish” arrangements here: http://www.spildansk.dk


Very best wishes

ÅRHUS BANDEN


Master of Ceremonies and Performer at the H.C. Andersen Literature Award Show 2012 and a Concert in Aarhus

5th July 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

STIG TO ACT AS COMPERE AND PERFORMER AT THE H.C. ANDERSENS LITERATURE AWARD SHOW 2012

The H.C. Andersen Literature Award for 2012 will be presented to the writer Isabel Allende on 30th September from 3.15 p.m. in connection with a concert at Odense Koncerthus (Odense Concert Hall). The concert will offer a cornucopia of song, music and dance, with performers such as Susanne Elmark, Thomas Mejlstrup, Odense Symphony Orchestra and Choir as well as the Royal Ballet School inOdense. Stig will be performing both as singer and master of ceremonies. The award will be presented to Isabel Allende by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary. Ticket price is 160 DKK incl. fees. You can buy tickets and read much more about the award show here: http://os.billetten.dk/index/eventdetails/eventno/33755 and here: http://www.odense.dk/Presse/Pressemeddelelser/Pressemeddelelser%202012/Isabel%20Allende%20faar%20betydningsfuld%20litteraturpris%20i%20Odense.aspx

 

CHARITY SHOW WITH ROSSEN AND ELTEN

In connection with Ann-Mette Elten’s work as ambassador for the Red Cross she will give a charity concert at Aarhus Cathedral on 4thOctober from 7:30 p.m. She has invited Stig along as guest performer and the audience will be treated to Danish hymns as well as songs from their individual repertoires, both in solo performances and duets. The ticket price is 150 DKK plus fee. The sale has just started. You can buy tickets and read more about the concert here: http://www.billetlugen.dk/musik/25750/elten-og-rossen-for-roede-kors-duetter-og-solo/

 

We wish you all a great summer.

Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


More "Stig and Friends" Concerts, a Church Concert, a Gala Show and Stig Appointed as Protector

21st May 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

STIG AND FRIENDS

The amazing popularity of Stig and Friends (“Stig og Vennerne”) continues and the calendar is filling up at an incredible speed.

The group is scheduled to perform at the Crossroad Market (“Korsvejsmarkedet”) in Kastrup 2nd June, on 29th June in connection with Slagelse Festival Week, on 7th July at Boennerup Beach in connection with the local harbour festival, and on 9th July in connection with Vordingborg Festival Week. They will also be in Aalborg 15th September where they will help celebrate Vejgaard Hall’s 50th anniversary. Ticket sale for this anniversary takes place at the Vejgaard Hall (Vejgaardshallen) in Aalborg on 22nd and 23rd May between 2.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. The remaining tickets, if any, will be sold via telephone no. 98 13 88 77 afterwards.


You can read much more about all the above events here:

http://www.korsvejsmarked.dk/ Free admission.

http://www.slagelsefestuge.dk/ Ticket price for 1 day 75 DKK and 150 DKK for all 6 days.

http://www.boennerup.dk/ Expected ticket price 150 DKK.

http://www.vordingborgfestuge.dk/ Free admission.

http://www.kulturvejgaard.dk/ Admission incl. buffet supper 300 DKK.

 

STIG TO PERFORM AT A DIVINE SERVICE IN HVIDE SANDE

Stig is scheduled to perform 3 songs in connection with a divine service held in the fish auction hall in Hvide Sande. This is a very non-traditional service where the auction hall is converted into a church interior entirely with the aid of fish boxes. In addition to Stig you can hear The Dune Tenors (Klittens Tenorer) and the church choir together with the organ player Anne-Marie Hjelm. After the service Stig will give a 45 minute concert with pianist at the nearby seamen’s home where coffee also will be served. Admission is free and if you have any questions to this arrangement you are welcome to contact Ann Malene Vejgaard on phone no. 20 32 00 14. Read more about the event here: http://www.visitvest.dk/aktivitetskalender?id=3848&year=2012&month=6

 

GALA SHOW 2013

Vejle Music Theatre (Vejle Musikteater) will celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2013 with a cornucopia of a gala show on Saturday 5th January 2013 at 8.00 p.m.  In addition to Stig you can experience Poul Krebs, Lars Lilholt, Queen Machine as well as meet PLAT, which consists of Peter Kaer, Mads Keiser and Michael Carøe – based on numerous requests they will all reunite just for this special occasion. Also, in the very best Disney manner, there will of course be A SURPRISE. Ticket price is 495 DKK. Read more here:http://vejlemusikteater.dk/Jubilæums_Gallashow.Forestillinger.15.aspx?recordid15=151

 

We can also reveal that,

Stig became protector of kidsandmedia.dk on 2nd May. In the future he will help promote awareness of kidsandmedia – Your guide to the digital life for kids. His primary task will be to act as spokesman for kidsandmedia – a task he is very much looking forward to carrying out. You can read more about kidsandmedia here http://www.kidsandmedia.dk/article/382

 

Ticket sale for ”Waiting for Godot” has started at many theatres. See http://www.stigrossen.dk/calendar-16.html for more details.


Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


Castle Concert at Ledreborg, Late Summer Concert Near Jelling, Guest Performer on the Christmas Tour and Updated Christmas Tour List

22nd April 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

DANISH RADIO’S CASTLE CONCERT 2012

Danish Radio have been working hard to find good music voices for the annual castle concerts at Ledreborg where the theme this year is film music. The title for the concert this year is ”Play it again, Sam – film hits from all times”. Stig will be among the performers again this year, and among many others, you will also find the by now 87 year old Bent Fabricius Bjerre, Caroline Henderson, Trine Dyrholm, Soeren Pilmark and Kaya Brüel as well as master of ceremonies Hans Otto Bisgaard  . The audience can look forward to music from Casablanca, James Bond, The Bodyguard, Titanic, Saturday Night Fever, Star Wars, Batman, Chaplin, West Side Story, Forelsket i København (“Love in Copenhagen”) and many more.

The concerts will take place at Ledreborg Castle Saturday 15th August and Sunday 16th August at 3.00 p.m. and a standard ticket costs 425 DKK incl. fee. There will be access to the park from 11.00 a.m. DR Entertainment Orchestra, DR Big Band and DR Vocal Ensemble will of course be back again this year. You can read more about the event here: http://www.dr.dk/Koncerthuset/Kalender/2012/august/

Ticket sale has started via www.billetlugen.dk/musik/23107/dr-slotskoncerter-2012/

Note that members of DR Entertainment Orchestra’s Club are offered a ticket discount and other benefits on the various DR events

 

SUMMER PICNIC AT JELLING HOEJENE (THE JELLING BARROWS)

Stig is scheduled to perform at an outdoor late summer concert in the historical surroundings of Jelling Hoejene (The Jelling Barrows). Unfortunately, we do not know much about this event at themoment, apart from the fact that Stig can be found on stage and it takes place 12th August at 3.00 -5.30 p.m. We expect that much more information about this exciting event will be published soon and we will update the website as soon as we know more. We also encourage you to keep an eye on this website: http://www.jelling.dk/Sommerpicnic-paa-Jelling-Hoejene.aspx


GUEST PERFORMER ON THE CHRISTMAS TOUR 2012

Christina Chanée is probably best known as the female part of the duet Chanée and N'evergreen who won the Danish Eurovision Song Contest in 2010 with the song ”In a Moment Like This”. The song won an impressive 4thplace in the International competition in Oslo. She started her career as a jazz singer, has performed both solo and in various chorus combinations and she writes her own music. She has toured with

Kid Creole and The Coconuts and also had smaller parts in TV-series such as ”Clown” and ”2900 Happiness”. Christina is of Danish-Thai origin, lives in Copenhagen with her boyfriend and daughter Felippa. You can read more about Christina here: http://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christina_Chan%C3%A9e

 

THE CHRISTMAS TOUR 2012

The Christmas Tour this year now comprises 22countrywide concerts and the ticket sale has started for most of the concerts. You can see the complete tour plan here: http://www.stigrossen.dk/calendar-16.html 

 

YOU SHOULD ALSO NOTE THAT

Ticket sale has started in Randers and Hoersholm for the play ”Waiting for Godot”.

 

Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


Romantic Castle Concert and New Stage Play

18th March 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

CASTLE CONCERT AT OERBAEKLUNDE

The producer group ”Cross Culture” is behind this romantic castle concert which takes place at Oerbaeklunde on Fuenen Saturday evening 30th June at 7.30 p.m. In addition to Stig you can experience Michael Bojesen, Annette Heick, Povl Dissing and The Prince’s Music Band (Prinsens Musikkorps) and a choir made up of earlier members of Danish Radio’s Girl Choir. There will be access to the park from 5.00 p.m.

There are two kinds of tickets available, with or without food. Also, a discount is offered if you buy your tickets early. If you buy before 1st April the ticket prices are 295 DKK without food and 490 DKK if food is included. From 1st April until 31st May the prices are 345 DKK without food and 540 DKK with food. From 1st June the prices are 395 DKK without food and 590 DKK when food is included. The prices are excl. fee and tickets are sold via http://www.billetten.dk/event/31331

 

STIG TO PERFORM IN THE CLASSICAL STAGE PLAY ”WAITING FOR GODOT”

Stig will play the part of the hysterical landlord Pozzo in Samuel Beckett’s classical play “Waiting for Godot”. The cast includes Jesper Asholt, Jesper Lohmann and Soeren Bang Jensen and the play will be produced by Morten Grundwald. Read more about the play here: http://www.folketeatret.dk/Emner/TURNE/Forestillinger%202012-13/Venter%20paa%20Godot.aspx

The play is part of the tour plan for 2012 – 2013 arranged by the Copenhagen theatre “Folketeatret”.  “Waiting for Godot” will open at Hvidovre Theatre 11th January and the day after it will start on a countrywide tour. The play will return to The Hippodromen Theatre in Copenhagen 22nd February where it is scheduled to run until 14thApril 2013. Ticket sale will start early May. Calendar on www.stigrossen.dk will be updated as soon as possible with dates and venues.

 

We can also reveal that

The charity concert ”A Light in the Dark”, arranged by Stig’s manager John Christoffersen on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the booking agency, managed to collect the very impressive amount of DKK 137,806.00 for the Child Cancer Foundation. You can read more about the background for the charity arrangement and also see a photo from the presentation of the handsome cheque to the foundation:

http://www.christopher.dk/et-lys-i-morket/#more-128

 

”Stig and Friends (”Stig og Vennerne”) managed to stay on Charlie’s Top chart list for three weeks. “The song ”Har du lyst” (“Would you like to”), started as a contender and immediately jumped to third place. The following week the song was no. 7. Unfortunately they did not manage to hold on to a position on the hit list this week.


Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


Stig and Friends to Appear on the Show "Top Charlie”

22nd February 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

STIG AND FRIENDS ON THE SHOW “TOP CHARLIE”   

”Stig Rossen og Vennerne” (Stig Rossen and Friends) are scheduled to perform on the show ”Top Charlie” this coming Saturday. The popular show will be aired on the TV Channel “Charlie” from 9.55 p.m. to 10.40 p.m. The group will sing the number “Har du lyst” (“Would you like to”), which of course was made popular by Bamse in 1983. Tamra Rosanes and Walkers will be on the show as well, and Keld Heick is the presenter. The show will be repeated Sunday from 11.00 p.m. to 11.45 p.m. You can read more about the show here:http://tvtid.tv2.dk/program/index.php/id-48231604.html

 

Remember that you can send a text and vote for Stig and Friends after their performance. It would be great if they made it onto the ”Top Charlie” hit list.


Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


New CD on the way, "Roseliv" Concert and many more Memorial Concerts for Flemming Bamse Joergensen

20th January 2012


Dear Newsletter Recipient,

 

NEW CD ON THE WAY

Stig will be presenting a new CD in connection with his upcoming US Tour. The CD will be sold via Stig’s own webshop http://shop.stigrossen.dk during the spring. We hope to have more information about the new CD very soon.

 

”ROSELIV” CHARITY CONCERT 2012

The annual ”Roseliv” concert arranged by the Danish Sclerosis Association will take place Sunday 4th March at 7.30 p.m. in Odense Concert House (Odense Koncerthus). Stig will again be among the guest performers, this year with his own orchestra. The guest list also comprises Susanne Elmark, Kim Sjoegren with The Little Mermaid Orchestra, the Irish musician Benny Hayes as well as Hanne Bramsen and opera director Jesper Buhl, who also will act as master of ceremonies. All profit from the concert will go towards research of the serious illness sclerosis and help for sclerosis victims in Denmark. Tickets are sold via http://www.billetnet.dk/event/RoseLiv-Velgorenhedskoncert-billetter/OKO0403R, the ticket price is 212 and 297 DKK incl. handling fee and ticket sale has started. You can read more about the concert here: http://www.roseliv.dk/seside.asp?what=om

 

MEMORIAL CONCERTS FOR FLEMMING “BAMSE” JØRGENSEN

The memorial concerts for Flemming “Bamse” Joergensen proved to be surprisingly popular in 2011 where “Stig Rossen and Friends” gave 8 concerts. Here in January the interest is positively overwhelming. 20 concerts have been booked at this time and several more are being negotiated. You can see the concert list under Calendar on Stig’s website www.stigrossen.dk and also read about “Stig Rossen and Friends” here www.stigrossenogvennerne.dk/


Very best wishes

AARHUS BANDEN


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