Stefan Bojsten

For the past 30 years Stefan Bojsten has been one of Sweden's most established pianists. He has been a soloist with the major Swedish orchestras, and has been active in both solo repertoire and chamber music not only across Scandinavia but also in the UK, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Romania, China and the USA. With his duo partner, the violinist Dan Almgren, he won first prize in one of the world's most celebrated chamber music competitions, the Premio Vittorio Gui in Florence, resulting in invitations from all over Europe. Subsequently he formed the Stockholm Arts Trio (with Almgren and cellist Torleif Thedéen), performing at the Bath Festival and New York’s Carnegie Hall. 

Stefan Bojsten began his studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm with Esther Bodin-Karpe. He also studied in London and New York, with Phyllis Sellick and Arthur Balsam. 

As a teacher Bojsten has given master classes in the USA and Russia, and regularly serves on the juries of international piano competitions around the world. Since 1997 he has been a professor at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, and for many years was head of the Keyboard Department.

Stefan Bojsten is currently chairman and producer of Sweden’s renowned music series, ‘Piano Music at the Academy of Arts’. He has recorded widely, with labels Polar, Caprice, Bis, Naxos, Fermat, Artemis, MAP, Recut, Musica Sveciae and Opus 3.

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