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Symbio

A deliciously unexpected combination of hurdy-gurdy and accordion.
Folk/World
Symbio is a Swedish duo formed by hurdy-gurdyplayer Johannes Geworkian Hellman and accordionist Lars Emil Öjeberget. The duo has been highly acclaimed for their unique sound, musical expression and close interaction on stage. In 2016 Symbio was awarded the prize "Newcomer of the Year" at the Swedish Folk & World Music  Awards.  Symbio´s debut album "Phoresy" was released in October 2016.
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Symbio draws the listener in with their intoxicating combination of vast audio landscapes and earthy grooves, driven by a deliciously unexpected combination of hurdy-gurdy and accordion.

The duo creates a playful dialogue full of joyful energy, subtleties and virtuosity, where two becomes more than the sum of its parts. This is musical storytelling at its finest, told by heartfelt storytellers through soaring melodies, rich soundscapes, irresistible grooves and finely tuned musical communication.