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Schumann Sonatas for piano!

Re-issue of the recording from 2011 of the wonderful Sonatas for piano by Robert Schumann! Niklas Sivelöv: Schumann: Piano Sonatas AMC/Amchara Classsical 4 stars  The piano professor Niklas Sivelöv has compared the music soloist to an enormous antenna which with sound waves seeks its receiver. Maybe you could also talk about a sonorous ebb and…
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Like Liszt, Busoni or Rachmanninov..

Reiview from Records International Sivelöv is an established pianist of international standing, who has enjoyed great success in an impressively wide range of repertoire (12T048, 12N051, and a great deal of other music besides). He is also an unusual example of the travelling virtuoso who devotes himself to composition when not on the concert platform,…
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Royal Orders of Chivalry

Niklas Sivelöv is very happy and honoured to be appointed a Knight of the Order of Dannebrog by Her Majesty The Queen for his work with Classical Musicin Denmark as a performer and teacher.

Beethoven in Bogota!

Standing ovations at the Fabio Lozano Auditorium for Beethoven Concertos 2 & 3 with The Philharmonic Orchestra in Bogota and Maestro Gustafsson! It was recorded for TV and also recorded during the previous week for AMC/Amchara Classical as the 2nd volyme of 4 with the complete Concertos by Beethoven.

Recent CD Reviews

Sivelov Symphonies no 1&5 Robert McQuistonClassical Lost and Found, June 2023 Swedish conductor Joachim Gustafsson and the Malmö Opera Orchestra…deliver superb accounts of both selections. In that regard, the MalOpO musicians deserve a big round of applause for the many, demanding, solo-instrumental passages they play so well, particularly in the later symphony. That said, both works…
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Spring 2023

The Spring of 2023 was very busy with the premiere of the 6th Concerto Earth Rites by Sivelov and the Concerto by Edward  Smaldone, Prendendo Fuoco. The Sivelov concerto was premiered and commissioned by the Swedish Chamber Orchestra and Joshua Weilerstein . It was recorded and will be released in 2024 on Naxos. Prendendo Fuoco…
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New review of the Symphonies 1 & 5

MusicWeb International Niklas Sivelöv (b.1968)Symphony No. 1 (2013)Symphony No. 5 (2020)Malmö Opera Orchestra/Joachim Gustafssonrec. 2021, Malmö, SwedenNAXOS 8.574508 [59] Niklas Sivelöv is a Swedish concert pianist, composer and teacher. Born in Skellefteå in Northern Sweden, his ancestors hail from Karelia and Northern Finland. He’s recorded a substantial discography as a pianist, and his own compositions have…
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Beethoven 4th concerto!

New reviews of the Naxos CD with Symphonies 1& 5

Politiken  4 STARS I did not know Sivelöv’s music. I have now discovered it, and he is a wonderful symphonist who can write broadly, darkly and compellingly for orchestra. A lone oriental voice emerges in the Nordic context, because today’s world is globalised. But gloominess and conciseness are quite clearly the music’s DNA, and to…
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Review of the Madison recital!

Concert Review: Niklas Sivelöv, September 18, 2022 By Paul Baker For his September 18 concert, Swedish virtuoso Niklas Sivelöv strode out in long tails and gray ascot looking not a little like a clean-shaven Beethoven. As he sat at the vintage Mason & Hamlin 1906 model AA piano I appreciated that nod to sartorial tradition.…
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