ABBA the concert, a concert celebrating Sweden’s most famous band is a two hour musical extravaganza showcasing the group that has sold more than 370 million records worldwide and inspired the phenomenally popular Broadway musical, Mamma Mia! ABBA The Concert follows the quartet from their Eurovision beginnings in 1974 to major success with hits such as “Dancing Queen” and “S.O.S.” and has played to sold out crowds around the world including the Royal Albert Hall in London.
ABBA The Concert was founded by Katja Nord and Camilla Hedren, members of the Swedish cover band Waterloo. The group has performed with members of the National Symphony Orchestra of London and original band members of ABBA. Its world premiere in Norway in 2001 as ABBA The Concert led to tours throughout Europe showcasing the legendary singing group’s classic music and eccentric costumes. The North American version is ABBA The Concert, which premiered in 2002. The band ABBA was formed in 1970 and achieved international success as one of the best selling pop artists in history. The music of ABBA was re-arranged into the musical Mamma Mia! in 1999, a worldwide favorite that continues to tour internationally and was adapted into a feature film starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan in 2008. It continues to be a crowd favorite.