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Olov Johansson

In 1990, Olov became the first world champion of the nyckelharpa (keyed fiddle). He began to play the nyckelharpa in 1980 as a fourteen-year old, and was named a 'riksspelman' (master musician) in 1984. Olov has studied with the legendary Curt Tallroth and Erik Sahlström. He is regarded as one of Sweden's most prominent nyckelharpa players, and is an inspiration for numerous young performers on the instrument. He is teaching regularly at the Eric Sahlström Institutet.

Apart from his association with Väsen, Olov has also played with groups such as Kronos Quartet, the Nyckelharpa Orchestra, as well as solo performances. He has also recorded and toured with the chart-topping Swedish rock group Nordman, and has played on the album...

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Catriona McKay (UK)

Catriona McKay, Scottish musician and composer born in Dundee. Catriona is a fearless contemporary explorer on the Scottish harp, having collaborated with folk, jazz, classical and experimental artists, as well as co-designing the new Starfish McKay harp, featuring an alternative tuning pattern, as heard on her recent solo album STARFISH.

Catriona is a member of the leading Shetland band Fiddlers' Bid and the Chris Stout Quintet. She has a harp and fiddle duo with Chris Stout and plays World/Jazz music with Phil Alexander (piano/box).
Catriona continues to be at the cutting edge of harp music in a clarsach and live electronics combo playing experimental music and improvisation with leading electroacoustic composer Alista...

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