For more than 100 years, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has put children at the center. Through school concerts and family performances, the younger generation is given the opportunity to discover classical music in an imaginative and fun way.
Merregnon: Land of Silence is the story of the orphan Miru, who embarks on an unforgettable adventure with her childhood friend Hikito and the trusty dog Mako. Their goal is to find out what is plaguing the Land of Silence, Merregnon.
The cello section describes Miru, the orphaned hero in the musical tale Merregnon: Land of Silence. She thirsts for knowledge, and she is powerful and energetic. We understand from the music that beneath the surface,
Mako the dog is portrayed in Merregnon: Land of Silence by the marimba, bongo and congas. These instruments are played by the orchestra’s percussionist. We can hear that Mako is adventurous, proud and stubborn.
Ikari is sweet and good-natured, but also a little mysterious. Even if her voice is as clear and light as her feathers, she carries a heavy burden. In Merregnon: Land of Silence, we hear her melody change as the story progresses,
Skissor is conceited, manipulative and lacking in empathy. We hear clearly in the music that he is a frightening and unpredictable character. In Merregnon: Land of Silence, his melody is played by the clarinet.
Hikito is a kind-hearted and at times somewhat lazy boy, and when he gets excited, he also gets the hiccups. Usually, he wants life to be simple, but he still feels like an adventurer and explorer. In the musical tale of Merregnon: Land of Silence,
The piano and the uncommon brass instrument called the euphonium bring the dragon Yamakito to life in Merregnon: Land of Silence. He has been defeated, and he is sad – but he never wants to give up his dreams of reconciliation.