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Magnus Lindberg

Magnus Lindberg Photo © Hanya Chlala/ArenaPAL
b. 1958


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Magnus Lindberg is one of the most talented European composers of his generation, particularly admired for his orchestral scores * Music is programmed by the world's leading conductors, performing organisations and festivals * Energy, colour and a thrilling density of material are the hallmarks of his recent style, which defines a new classical modernism * Interpreters include Avanti, Ensemble InterContemporain, London Sinfonietta, Philharmonia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductors Salonen, Saraste, Oramo, Knussen, Rattle, Dohnányi and Gilbert * Highly successful Lindberg festival, Related Rocks, travelling between London, Paris and Brussels in 2001/02 conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen * Past composer residencies include New York Philharmonic (2009-12) and SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart (2011-12) * Appointed Composer in Residence with London Philharmonic Orchestra (2014-17) * Widely recorded on Deutsche Grammophon, Sony, Finlandia, Ondine and other labels

Works by Magnus Lindberg include:
Feria for orchestra (1997)
Fresco for orchestra (1997)
Clarinet Concerto (2001-02)
Looking Ahead: new commission Agile for Berliner Philharmoniker and Simon Rattle (14 Jun); Ondine release of recording of Violin Concerto No.2 and TEMPUS FUGIT (Sep); world premiere of Triumph to Exist... by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir under Vladimir Jurowski (10 Nov); German premiere of Accused with NDR Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg (6 Dec)
" of the major voices of 21st century composition." — The Times
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