With their voices moving together in tight harmony or intertwining in a whirling tempo, Kongero draws traditional Swedish music out of the past and into the present. Kongero performs music with dignity, warmth and humour. Kongero was formed in 2005 at Ingesund University College of Music. Between teaching and concerts, the Kongeros also conduct workshops, mostly in traditional Swedish vocal music.
Kongero has released three albums, the debut ”Om Mikaelidagen” (On Michaelmas Day) in 2008 and ”Bakvända världen” (Topsy Turvy World) in 2011. The latest album, ”no. 3”, was released in June of 2014 and is followed by an extensive release tour throughout both Sweden and other countries.
"We had these ladies to kick off our Sol European Forum in Stockholm, they really owned the crowd, beautiful!"
Paul Van Nobelen
"Living proof that AUTOTUNE didn't need to be invented"
Paul White, Soundonsound
"This group is a revelation. The beauty of the four voices is equaled only by the pristine, flawless arrangements. They provide a stunning example of a marriage between the traditional and the innovative. This magical Swedish music very much deserves to be heard far and wide."
Jeff Meshel, Music journalist
"I normally don't like A Cappella groups, but when they keep the pitch and are as amusing as Kongero, I love it! Four skilled soloists that can sing together as one voice."
Bart De Cock, Flanders, Belgium