Tobias Broström, Tommie Hagund and Albert Schnelzer are all nominated for the 2019 Swedish Music Publishers Awards.
The nominated works include Broström's "Nigredo: Dark Night of the Soul" for two trumpets and orchestra, Haglund's "Symphony" and Schnelzer's "Piano Concerto – This is Your Kingdom". The winner will be presented at a prize ceremony on 8 November.
On Monday June 10, 2019 Sven-David Sandström, one of Scandinavia's most beloved composers, passed away. Sandström has composed hundreds of works since the end of the 1960s. He was a professor of composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm in 1985–1995 and at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA 1999–2008.