Concert violinist Frida Backman lived in the UK for a long period and is now settled in Raseborg, Finland. She is a highly sensitive performer, an orchestral soloist and chamber musician. She runs a private violin teaching practice with focus on creative expression, leads workshops on improvisation and explores the healing aspect of her art on fellow human beings through her business Backman Concerts.
MUSIC OF THE HEART, Billnäs March-April 2023
Fri 10.3, 31.3, 14.4, 28.4. at 7 pm
A holistic sound treatment by violinist Frida Backman offers relaxation and an opportunity to open into the now-moment with healing music vibrations in a supportive and safe environment. Sound vibrations impact mind, body, emotions and contact with the soul.
See page UUTTA - NYTT - NEW for more details
Etelä-Uusimaa 5.3.2022 Konsettitoiminta voi taas jatkua, Viulisti Frida Backman kutsuu musiikkimeditaatioon
Frida Backman is a artist with entrepreneurial spirit who has created joyful musical experineces across the world for a variety of audiences. Alongside perfoming on the established concert stages Frida is expanding into new settings. Reaching out to new audiences conveys her passion for communicating with people through live music.
The album titled "Integration - the solo violin over five centuries" showcases the the 500-year old history of the violin and is dedicated to everyone interested in the voice of the violin, its emotional expressiveness and the solo repertoire. It includes four premiere recordings of music. Reviewed in Swedish by Leif Nysten here in VN .
Frida has dug deep into archives and libraries and has collaborated with many living composers to bring forth new works and the rediscoveries of older forgotten ones. Recent projects include a cycle of J.S.Bach violin works in the shape of music meditations, assisting the publication by Fennica Gehrman of the printed sheet music to the previously lost neo-romantic violinsonata by Yrjö Kilpinen and a series concerts of totally improvised music - MUSIC OF THE HEART.
The album INTEGRATION (Fuga 9474) can be bought either from www.fuga.fi, at any Backman Concert live event for 20€ or please contact us by email at backmanconcerts(at)gmail.com
WORKS PREMIERED & OR REDISCOVERED
Walter Wolff Stråkkvartett, 2021
Walter Wolff Integration, Suite for Solo Violin, 2018
Harri Wessman 2016 Anna Variations for Fiddle and Piano
Erik Bergman Piano Trio from 1939, repremiered by The Backman Trio in 2011 in Finland and United Kingdom, courtesy of the Bergman Collection, Paul Sacher Foundation, Basel, Switzerland.
Fantasia from Korpo Trio, recorded on FANTASIA (Fuga 9371), 2014
Roger Wanamo 2007, The Night of the Humble Flea, for violin solo
Zura Dzagnidze 2005, Intruder for solo violin and backing track
Zura Dzagnidze 2005 - Estonia String Quartet