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The Real Group is a groundbreaking vocal group with its base in Sweden.
With the voice as their sole instrument they have created a unique musical expression in the field between jazz, pop and Nordic European choir music
The group has been touring the world for more than 27 years.
The combination of perfection and personal touch along with original songs have made them accessible to music enthusiasts in general as well as to the more demanding ear.
In 1989 the group graduated from The Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm with the highest degree. Since then they have often been asked to perform at prestigious official events along with their regular concerts
Such an event was the Swedish governments wedding gift to the Crown Princess in the form of a gala concert last year.
The group also sang at the opening of the Fifa world cup in South Korea and Japan.
Their wide repertoire has made it possible for the group to collaborate with symphony orchestras, jazz groups, pop bands and artists such as Barbara Hendricks, Toots Thielemans and sir George Martin.
The Real Group has made 16 cd´s in their own name. They have produced their own concert tours, TV programs and been artistic directors for an A Cappella Festival in Seoul, South Korea.
In 2008 The Real Group initiated and hosted The Real A Cappella Festival with visitors from from 22 countries. During 2009 they started developing the online educational site ”The Real Academy” and ” The Real Community” .
The members are:
Kerstin Ryhed – Lundin (substitute for Emma)