|The pianist and composer Stefan Lindgren has studied as piano soloist at the Academy of Music in Stockholm, where he received his diploma with reward Jeton. The studies also included counterpoint, harmony and orchestration. He continued piano studies with a Postgraduate Diploma at the Juilliard School of Music in New York and has since appeared with most major orchestras in Sweden and has given numerous piano recitals and chamber music concerts in Sweden and in New York, London, Paris, Vienna and other cities. He was orchestra pianist with the Swedish Radio Symphonics 1993-2001 and holds since 2007 the corresponding service of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has recorded several CDs with works by Alkan, Chopin, Scriabin, Berwald, Lindengren, Grandert, Hägg, Hammerth, Sagvik and others.
Among Lindgren's compositions are four piano concertos, a symphony, Poem for Orchestra, Nocturne for soprano and orchestra, six piano sonatas, a violin sonata, a cello sonata, a flute sonata, a clarinet sonata and Duo for Clarinet and Piano, a bassoon sonata, a horn trio, two piano trios, a piano quintet, a flute quartet, songs and a large amount of piano compositions. Some of his chamber music works are recorded and released by nosag records.
This is the first recording of Lindgren's orchestral works "Concert for Piano and Orchestra", soloist the composer, "Nocturne" for soprano and orchestra, Soprano soloist Christin Högnabba, and "Poem" for orchestra. Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Manze.
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Lindgren: From Poem for orchestra
|Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (solist: the composer)|
|1.Part 1 Allegro Molto 12´23|
|2. Part 2 Lento 11´22|
|3. Part 3 Presto 10´03|
|4. Nocturne for Soprano and Orcehstra 15'37 (soloist: Christin Högnabba)|
|5. Poem for Orchestra 9´20|
|total durata 58'48|
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