Ana Alcaide (Spain)

Ana Alcaide, from Toledo. After being awarded a biology scholarship, Ana travelled to Sweden where she first laid hands on the nyckelharpa and taught herself how to play it on the streets of Toledo. In 2005 she returned to further pursue her music studies, and graduated from Malmö Academy of Music -Individual Project. Ana has played a pioneering role in introducing and popularizing the nyckelharpa in Spain, playing ancient spanish and sephardic repertoires. Her music is often described at the ‘Toledo Soundtrack’ and her last cd remained 5 months at the ‘World Music Charts Europe’.

Ana Alcaide, musician and composer in Spain

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