Katarina Henryson (Stockholm, Sweden)
As one of the founding members of the Stockholm based a cappella group The Real Group, Katarina is known for her flexible alto voice and distinctive stage presence since 1984.
After leaving The Real Group in 2016 she continues as a singer, artist and pedagogue. Since 2017 she has been exploring and developing an area of expression that can be described as sonic performanceart.
She was the vocal coordinator for the performance piece ”The Cleaner” together with Lynsey Peisinger for Marina Abramovic at The Modern Museum in Stockholm.
Together with cellist Svante Henryson she tours frequently in Sweden and Europe. Katarina is often working in constellations that if needed could be labeled as genrecrossing chambermusic.
Since 2013 she has been a member of the Improvisational a cappella group ”Songs of the moment (Nordic)”.
Katarina is the artistic director for the concert performance series called 360° at Eric Ericson hall, Stockholm. Within The Real Group Academy Katarina is active as a workshop-leader with models for choirs and vocalgroups.
From 2021 she is the conductor of the male chorus Sångsällskapet NS in Visby, Gotland.
Katarina is active within the Vocal and Music community as a board member of SAMI (Swedish collecting society)Export Music Sweden, Sveriges Körförbund (Swedish choralorganization) Eric Ericson International Choralcentre.