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Bengt Forsberg

p, *1952 SE
Musician / Composer of Classical

Bengt Forsberg (born 1952) is a Swedish concert pianist most famous for his numerous collaborations with the mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. He participated in her project to record songs written in the concentration camp of Terezín. Forsberg has a reputation as a champion of neglected music and composers. He is highly acclaimed as a recital accompanist and regularly plays alongside Mats Lidström and Nils-Erik Sparf.After graduating from the Gothenburg School of Music and Musicology, Forsberg was trained by Peter Feuchtwanger and Herman David Koppel.

  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
The Other Woman on For The Stars by Anne Sofie von Otter & Elvis Costello
Baby Plays Around on For The Stars by Anne Sofie von Otter & Elvis Costello
Marias vaggsång (org.Mariae Wiegenlied) on Noel by Anne Sofie von Otter & Bengt Forsberg
Fünf Lieder, Op. 49: 4. Wiegenlied on Brahms: Lieder by Johannes Brahms, Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengt Forsberg & Nils-Erik Sparf
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - Arranged by Bengt Forsberg: Jesu bleibet meine Freude on Bach Eternal by Johann Sebastian Bach
Hosianna on Christmas Music from Sweden by Orphei Drängar & Robert Sund
Dolly Suite, Op. 56: I. Berceuse. Allegretto moderato (Arr. for Cello & Piano) on Fauré: The Music for Cello & Piano by Gabriel Fauré, Andreas Brantelid & Bengt Forsberg
Psalm 24 (Goren portarna hoga) (Gates, raise your arches) on Christmas Music from Sweden by Orphei Drängar & Robert Sund
Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8 (arr. for choir): Die Konige (The Kings) on Christmas Music from Sweden by Orphei Drängar & Robert Sund
5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 4. Giv mig ej glans (Give me no splendour) on Christmas Music from Sweden by Orphei Drängar & Robert Sund

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Title Artist Year Type
Piano Trio In E Flat Major, String Quartet In A Major, St Nicholas-Schwank, Klavierstück & Preludes - Volume 3Amanda Maier, Cecilia Zilliacus, Kati Raitinen, Bengt Forsberg, Julia-Maria Kretz, Johanna Persson, David Huang2018Album
A Simple SongAnne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg2018Album
Let Beauty AwakeEllen Nisbeth, Bengt Forsberg2017Album
The Music For Cello & PianoGabriel Fauré, Andreas Brantelid & Bengt Forsberg2017Album
Sonata For Violin & Piano In B Minor, Nine Pieces For Violin & Piano, Four SongsAmanda Maier, Cecilia Zilliacus, Sabina Bisholt, Bengt Forsberg2017Album
Terezín / TheresienstadtAnne Sofie Von Otter / Bengt Forsberg / Christian Gerhaher / Daniel Hope2007Album
NoëlAnne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg2006Album
Solitaires 2Bengt Forsberg2005Album
Watercolors (Swedish Songs)Anne Sofie von Otter 2003Album
Viola Sonatas, PhantasyYork Bowen, James Boyd, Bengt Forsberg2003Album
Mots D' Amour / Chaminade: Mélodies . Anne Sofie von Otter / Bengt ForsbergAnne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg, Cécile Chaminade2001Album
Rendezvous with Korngold: Songs & Chamber MusicAnne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg, Erich Wolfgang Korngold1999Album
1992 - Anne Sofie Von OtterAnne Sofie Von Otter - Edvard Grieg • Alban Berg • George Korngold • Kurt Weill - Bengt Forsberg1998Compil.
Cello Sonata / Cello Sonata / Chanson BretonnesGabriel Pierné, Charles Koechlin, Mats Lidström, Bengt Forsberg1998Album
Schubert LiederAnne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg - Franz Schubert1997Album
Wings In The Night: Swedish SongsAnne Sofie von Otter1996Album
Swedish Cello SonatasMats Lidström, Bengt Forsberg1996Album
Cello Sonata ∙ Two Pieces Op 61 / Cello Sonata ∙ Two Pieces Op 31Benjamin Godard / Léon Boëllmann, Mats Lidström ∙ Bengt Forsberg1996Album
Songs, Volume 3Jean Sibelius / Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg1995Album
Frauenliebe Und Leben ‧ 5 Lieder Op.40 ‧ 15 LiederRobert Schumann - Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg1995Album
Liebeslieder-Walzer - Neue Liebeslieder-Walzer / Spanische LiebesliederJohannes Brahms / Robert Schumann – Barbara Bonney ∙ Kurt Streit ∙ Olaf Bär ∙ Helmut Deutsch ∙ Bengt Forsberg1995Album
Music For Violin And Piano, Volume 2Jean Sibelius / Nils-Erik Sparf, Bengt Forsberg1994Album
LiederAlban Berg / Erich Wolfgang Korngold / Richard Strauss - Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg1994Album
Songs - LiederEdvard Grieg / Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg1993Album
Music For Violin And Piano, Volume 1Jean Sibelius / Nils-Erik Sparf, Bengt Forsberg1991Album
LiederJohannes Brahms • Anne Sofie Von Otter • Bengt Forsberg1990Album
SångerWilhelm Stenhammar / Anne Sofie Von Otter - Håkan Hagegård - Bengt Forsberg - Thomas Schuback1989Album
Songs, Volume 1Jean Sibelius / Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg1989Album
"Över skogen, över sjön": Drömmarne; Om winterqväll - The Dreams; Of A Winter's EveMikaeli Kammarkör, Bengt Forsberg1987Album
Martinů Bartók De FrumerieMats Rondin, Bengt Forsberg1986Album
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