We celebrate Ingvar Lidholm, one of Sweden's most ground-breaking composers, who would have turned 100 on 24 February. He has been called both a modernist and a romantic, and never adopted one particular style. He never repeated himself, but sought the unique in each new work.
In the selection below, we've highlighted his chamber music
. All his amazing choir and orchestral music
is found ▶HERE
in our webstore!
Ingvar Lidholm was a central figure in Swedish musical life. He belonged to the influential Monday Group, he was kapellmeister in Örebro, chamber music director at the Swedish Radio and worked for 10 years as a professor of composition the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. In his youth he traveled the world and met composers such as Ligeti, Berio, Lutoslawski, Stockhausen and Stravinsky. For more than seven decades, he was active and composed modern orchestral classics, innovative chamber music and epoch-making choral works, that today are performed world-wide. Discover Ingvar Lidholm's multifaceted repertoire, where no two works are alike!
▷ Besides the music in the webstore, we would like to treat you with a ▶PLAYLIST
on Spotify with Lidholm's music. Listen and like!
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