Loa Falkman was nervous before the premiere.
This resulted in time faux pas – the actor missed the stroke of midnight.
– Actually, bells and the text to be more attuned says Skansen director John Brattmyhr Nöjesbladet.
The nerves haunted before the premiere.
And Loa Falkman made its premiere reading of Alfred Tennyson’s “Ring Out, Wild Bells” at Skansen on New Year’s night ended the show in the time of chaos.
When the church bells rang at midnight the actor had yet just over a minute of the century left to read.
The reactions were not long in coming.
– Falk’s planning burst at Skansen at midnight, wrote the signature Viktorvalkonensjölin on Twitter.
Skansen manager : Because he was late
John Brattmyhr , Skansen manager, admits that the planning burst.
According to him, it was because of the entertainment show which was held before the century.
– It is broadcast live, no number was too far. Actually, the bells and the text to be more attuned. But Loa handled it like a pro, it may be bjussa on, he says to Aftonbladet.
Tinted himself down fumble
When Nöjesbladet met Loa Falkman after the broadcast, he was pleased with the shipment.
He played down the time-miss.
– We had talked about it before, that the bells would fade in at the very end, so it was quite according to plan. The bells would come every after.
But then he admits that the backlog was larger than expected.
– They arrived slightly early, but it was nothing that bothered.
He could even see it as a boost for the performance.
– Then something happened. The unpredictable is alluring.
Made small changes
Loa Falkman shouldered this year the prestigious task from Jan Malmsjö , who read the poem on the Solliden stage since 2001.
Just as his predecessor did Falkman any changes to the text, albeit extremely small.
“Call out the futility of war years”, he chose to say instead of “Ring out the thousand wars of years.” And then burst into song to ABBA’s “Happy New Year” along with Charlotte Nilsson .
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