Jonas Nordberg belongs to the new generation of exciting musicians in the field of plucked instruments. A graduate of the Mozarteum University Salzburg (MA Summa cum Laude 2011), he has an active schedule as a performing artist on lutes and historical guitars. Thereby his repertoire ranges from early renaissance lute music to contemporary soundscape explorations. In between we find solo repertoire for renaissance lute, baroque lute, baroque guitar, early 19th century guitar and theorbo.
Jonas has performed in Germany, England, USA, Luxenbourg, Austria, Norway, and in several festivals in Sweden and, apart from giving solo recitals, has collaborating with singers such as Ruby Hughes, Susanne Rydén and Elin Rombo, and with Concerto Köln, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Concerto Copenhagen, Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, among many others. He has an extensive collaboration with choreographer Kenneth Kvarnström, resulting in several successful stage works his own debut as a dancer.
In 2015, Nordberg’s solo debut album for Eudora Records was released and has since received raving reviews worldwide. It was chosen amongst the top five classical albums of the year by Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. He has recorded four albums for BIS Records, three with recorder player Dan Laurin, harpsichordist Anna Paradiso Laurin and cellist Mats Olofsson, with music by Johan Helmich Roman and Antonio Vivaldi. They all received enthusiastic reviews world-wide. A new album for BIS with Ruby Hughes, soprano, has already received a Diapason D’or.
Jonas is performing at Les Musicales de Baabdath on October 27. Check the program here.
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