Torsten Nilsson

Torsten Nilsson 100 years

The Swedish composer, organist and choirmaster Torsten Nilsson (1920-1999) would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year.

On account of this occasion, Frivox Ljudbiten and Pär Fridberg are releasing two videos featuring Peter Bengtson performing two of Torsten Nilsson’s central works, “Crucifigatur” and “Magnificat”.

The links below contain the videos, programme notes, notes on interpretation, and also a personal portrait of Torsten Nilsson written by Peter Bengtson.

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