Arcantora Duo

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Testimonials (weddings and functions)

"Just a note to say thank you for all that you did at the wedding at St. Albert's a week last Saturday.  We had a lovely day, and the music and Nina's leading the hymns really made the day"
F.H, Ceremony, St Albert's Chaplaincy, Edinburgh, July 2015

"Fantastic!! The guests haven't stopped raving about you, a truly fitting class touch to our service, beautiful voice and music."

J and L G, Ceremony, St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow, May 25th, 2013

"Thank you so much for Saturday, you were absolutely excellent, everyone enjoyed your performances both at the church and at Greenock Town hall. I have just got to say it was money well spent. Will definately hold onto to your card as we still have one daughter left!
Thanks again for Nina singing at the church. wonderful voice."

RF, Ceremony and reception, Apr 14th, 2012

"..just wanted to send you a massive thanks to you both, the ceremony was just the way we wanted it.. The music was perfect and Nina, that was a fantastic rendition of Songbird which was warmly commented on by our guests.. I genuinely loved the exit music 'Life with you'."

T.McG, Ceremony, Lynnhurst Hotel, Johnstone

"Arcantora were simply outstanding at our daughter’s wedding in Balfron and Cameron House, Loch Lomond - giving much more that simple background or organ music support. It’s rare to have such quality of string instrument and singing, live, in support, transforming the atmosphere during the otherwise quiet breaks, such as signing of the register, and leading of hymns –which they did, marvellously."

FB, Ceremony and reception Aug 6, 2011


"Many thanks for making the celebration a very special day. Songs of praise for the music from all the guests who called the day 'magical' thanks to you and Nina."

SB; Birthday party in Dumfriesshire 

Solo appearances (concerts)

Reviews for Nina Kopparhed singing Exsultate, Jubilate in Victoria Halls, Dunblane on November 27th, 2011 

"I normally don't like to single anything, or anyone, out but norms have to be set aside on occasion. I really thought the Exsultate Jubilate was in every way exceptional, as fine a performance as I have heard in many a day, the soloist positively radiating charm and joy in the music such as to transfix everyone in the hall. Absolutely first class."

S.S, excerpt of a letter to the Dunblane orchestra after the performance (reproduced with permission).


"Tremendous technique!" A.W


"Wonderful breath control and effortless top 'C' " C.S

Reviews (Recitals )

 "A yearning... beautifully enunciated"    Preston Witts, Stratford Herald, 2 Feb 2006

"Passion and great depth"                      Essex Chronicle