Magnus Svensson

Magnus Svensson is an extraordinarily versatile musician and a renowned profile in the Swedish music scene. He regularly performs solo recitals, for instance during a series of concerts at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, but also performs as a soloist with many notable orchestras, such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Stockholm. Svensson is a popular accompanist and chamber musician and founder of the highly successful concert series Svenska Sopranos at the Royal Dramatic Theatre. This led to an invitation to host a recital series at Konserthuset Stockholm and there he has hosted many famous singers such as Bryn Terfel, Katarina Dalayman, Dorothea Röschmann, Miah Persson, Karl-Magnus Fredriksson, Camilla Tilling, Katarina Karnéus, Michael Weinius, Ailish Tynan, Paulina Pfeiffer, Fredrik Zetterström and Katja Dragojevic. 

Magnus has performed all over Sweden, but also the United Kingdom, Irland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe islands, Russia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Hungary Slovakia and USA. He studied piano with Stella Tjajkowski, Staffan Scheja and Dmitri Bashkirov, but also lieder interpretation with Geoffrey Parsons in London.

Besides performing on numerous albums and radio recordings with various artists, Magnus Svensson has released three solo CD:s of his own on C&S Recordings. The first album features music by J. S. Bach (released in 2001), followed by W.A. Mozart (released in 2003) and R. Schumann / J. Kokkonen (released in 2006). All three albums received brilliant reviews. Svensson also performed the Piano concerto by Ludvig Norman (the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra with the conductor Gustav Sjökvist) on a recording from 2009, “Förklädd Gud”.

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