Harpist Margareta Nilsson and cellist Eva Maria Hux perform since 2007 under the name of Duo Arlecchino and have enchanted thousands of listeners with evocative and virtuoso programs. They offer unusual sounds with their instruments and have been invited to Östergötlands musikdagar and Musik på Slott och Herresäten as well as been hired by Indiska, Hallwyl Palace, Pontus Frithiof, Morgan Stanley and the Mediterranean Museum in Stockholm. Duo Arlecchino's repertoire suits both concert evenings and corporate parties, fashion shows, embassy receptions and other festive events.
Duo Arlecchino span> interprets everything from impressionism to minimalism, Argentine tango to Irish folk music, Latvian melancholy to virtuoso Italian opera arias.
Concert offer for 2017:
Water & FireGlittering harp and soulful cello
Duo Arlecchino is back with a mixture of minimalist film music, Italian opera passion and Latvian melancholy. Music by Saint-Saëns, Bellini, Bantock, Bignone och Darzins.
For upcoming concerts see here.
Eva Maria Hux (cello), born in Frauenfeld, lives and works as freelance musician in Stockholm, Sweden. She studied at the Colleges of Music in Winterthur, Würzburg and Stockholm. A substantial scholarship from her home canton Thurgau financed part of her musical studies. Master classes with Norwegian cellist Truls Mork, Anner Bylsma and Raphaele Altwegg gave further artistic impulses. Eva Maria is a member of Duo Arlecchino (cello & harp), Duo Samarkand and Duo Avalon (cello & piano). She appears as soloist and chamber musician mostly in Sweden and Switzerland. 2008 - 2011 Eva Maria was appointed cultural officer at the Embassy of Switzerland in Stockholm. She also writes crime fiction. Her debut novel "Im Labyrinth des Poeten2 was published in January 2015 by Latos Verlag.
Margareta Nilsson (harp), born in Stockholm, works as freelance musician. At age 12, she began her musical studies with her mother Kristina Olsson, a former harpist at the Royal Opera in Stockholm. After studies at the Academy of Music in Stockholm for Christine Muhlbach Margareta was awarded the Academy of Music's scholarship which was used for further studies in London for Marisa Robles. Margaret works as freelance harpist in various orchestras in Sweden as well as being an active chamber musician with Trio Corona, Trio Arabesque - and Duo Arlecchino. She has been a soloist in among others Mozart's concerto for flute and harp, Ginastera's harpkonsert and Debussy's "Deux Dances" and participated in festivals both in Sweden and abroad.