Hans Pålsson is one of Sweden’s most famous and appreciated pianists, receiving acclaim in both Sweden and internationally. After studies in Copenhagen and Oslo with Robert Riefling, he graduated as soloist at  Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover, Germany in 1972. Since then he has performed concerts in Europe, Canada and Asia together with conductors such as Rafael Frübeck de Burgos, Sixten Ehrling, Esa-Pekka Salonen och Paavo Berglund.

Through the years, Hans Pålsson has received numerous prizes and awards as well as the Royal Medals Litteris et Artibus and För Tonkonstens Främjande. In 2012 has was the recipient of The Gerard Manley Hopkins Society Achievement Award in Ireland. Pålsson is also member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

Since 1979 Hans Pålsson is principal piano teacher and professor at the Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University. He is also a guest professor at the music academies in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Bremen, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Helsinki, London (Royal  College  of Music and Guildhall School of Music & Drama) and Hanoi.

Hans Pålsson has made recordings of works by 60 composers and released 25 albums. He is also known in Sweden for the television series ”I döda mästares sällskap”, in which he biographed and performed works by famous composers.

In the Company of Hans Pålsson | Friday, September 22, 12:15 pm, Palladium Malmö Read more