“Bach and the Lutheran Legacy” and
“Female Organists and Composers”
20-29 October, 2017

Magnus Kjellson

Magnus Kjellson is the founder and director of Göteborg Baroque, the prize-winning vocal and instrumental ensemble now in its second decade. Göteborg Baroque has generated large international interest through its concerts and CD recordings. He has toured Europe and the United States as a solo organist and ensemble leader, and is frequently engaged as a guest instructor at international academies and festivals. He was educated at the Academy of Music and Drama in Göteborg where he studied with Rune Wåhlberg and Hans Davidsson and at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam with Hans van Nieuwkoop. He has taught organ interpretation and liturgical organ at the Academy of Music and Drama and currently serves as the organist at the German Church.