Lots of Swedish music in the air.. all over the U.S.
In the East, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra returns to New York City's Carnegie Hall for a special concert on Friday, February 15 at 7 PM. Ray Chen, the violinist and 2012 Nobel Prize Concert soloist, is among the performers. Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegia Hall - Tickets
Our favorite multi-instrumentalist comedian will perform his first of three Friday nights at Don't Tell Mama on the same day, same time: Magnus Mårtensson: "Excuse me, does my piano count as one carry-on"

If you pick Magnus's 75-minute show (catch a taste of the musician/show man at http://www.nordstjernan.com/trueswedish/) and are near Washington DC, the Stockholm Philharmonics will open the Nordic Cool 2013 celebration at Kennedy Center on February 19 - Music at Nordic Cool 2013, Kennedy Center


In the Pacific States, if you're near San Francisco, don't miss Sweden’s renowned Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir performing at Grace Cathedral
on February 21 at 7:30 PM. Tickets: Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir at Grace Cathedral
Information about the choir: http://www.gskk.com/ Information about the venue and the concert: Grace Cathedral, 415-749-6300 or http://www.gracecathedral.org/
In the East, you may want to enjoy the choir at the Nordic Cool celebration at Kennedy Center on February 19, Music at Nordic Cool 2013, Kennedy Center

Seattle's Nordic Heritage Museum kicks off its Nordic Chamber Music Series and Smörgåsbord on February 10 with "Lava on Ice" Mostly Nordic, Chamber Music and Smörgåsbord

Nordic Cool in Washington D.C. may be one of the most impressive Nordic manifestations for a long time... unquestionably a smörgåsbord of theater, music, dance and a multitude of events for everyone - families with children, Scandinavian film aficionados, literati or urban foodies will all be able to find their fill of activities during the month-long event. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/festivals/12-13/nordic/