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WELCOME TO NIKLAS SIVELÖV's WEBSITE

Copenhagen: (Tivoli)

“there was hardly a moment in the unorthodox program

that is not filled mind and tore the

body with spiritual intensity and physically overwhelmed”

Jacoby, Politiken

 

"The Renoir of the piano. One of the most interesting pianists in our time"

Nordjyske Stiftstidende

 

Winthertur: (Prokofiev 3)

“ Pianistischer Bravour

Winterthur Zeitung

 

Göteborg: ( Tchaikovsky 1) 

“A very personal approach that reminded the famous

Horowitz- Toscanini interpretation”

 Göteborgsposten

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NEWS

Niklas is home after his 4th tour in China this time with concerts and masterclasses in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Lianzhou.

He was also appointed guest professor at the Lanke Liangzhu International Arts Academy.

Small video from the tour


Great reviews for the CD with WTC by Bach:

"I prefer this recording over the one by Angela  Hewitt"- Erik Wallrup  OPUS magazine


"Niklas Sivelöv finds the true playfullness of Bach"

  5 stars out of 5

Martin Nyström Dagens Nyheter


"Sivelov elicits, with his dazzling technique, the depth of J. S. Bach"

Tobias Lund   Sydsvenska Dagbladet


"Bach with a lot of surprises"

  Mikael Bengtsson   Norra Västerbotten




LISTEN to concert-
Skrjabin Concerto at Tivoli.


 
Tivoli Festival Orchestra/Venzago

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Encore-Bach Improvisation






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Niklas Sivelov will compose a new piano concerto for the MDR Orchestra in Leipzig and Kristjan Järvi in 2018

Niklas Sivelov will compose a Tripleconcerto for the Swedish Chamber Orchestra in 2019

The new label
CHECK OUT AMC Classical here

New Promo Video!

AMC/Amchara Classics has signed an exclusive conctract with Naxos USA for global distribution




REVIEWS:

Sivelov Works for piano on Toccata Classics gets splendid reviews:

  Fanfare Magazine- Peter Burwasser

 

..also on Music Web

 

 

 

Stenhammar CD:

 

 "This is one for rare repertoire junkies...Some beautifully

applied golden-age style from Sivelöv"
(BBC)

 

"Niklas Sivelov negotiates the torrents of octaves and other rhetorical gestures with aplomb."
(Gramophone)

 

"Niklas Sivelöv begegnet den Konzerten mit einer schönen Mixtur aus Versonnenheit und spielerischer Leichtigkeit, dem ersten auch mit der nötigen Schwere und der angemessenen Schwermut. Mario Venzago unterstützt ihn dabei und malt mit dem Orchester aus Malmö trotz Unsauberkeiten der Geigen ein wundervoll weich konturiertes herbstliches, sehnsuchtsvolles Klangbild."

(Fonoforum)

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Skrjabin CD:

 

"Sivelöv,  creates a thrilling sense of tumult in the same movement, his headlong tempo and sparse pedalling allowing you to hear all of Scriabin's seething interplay of ideas."

(Gramophone)

 

 "I personally rank this as one of the great Scriabin issues of all time, despite my caveats"
(Fanfare Magazine)

 

 6 stars out of 6.
"Sensous piano playing with a lot of 
rythmical verve"
Sivelov is one of the few 
modern pianists that masters 
this composer among with Volodos 
and Hamelin"
(Bo Holten Klassiskt Magazine, DK)


Excellent review also in the 
webmagazine 
Nordische Musik ,
5 out fo 6 stars.
"Es ist eine Wohltat, Skrjabin so ehrlich,
so packend, ja so skandinavisch 
zu h
ören-in diesem Sinne durchaus 
eine Referenzaufnahme.

(sep)

 

 

Englund CD:

 

"In the First Concerto (1955), Matti Raekallio is crisp and fleet, quicker than Sivelöv on Naxos and, if memory serves, Tateno on the première 1960s recording for Finnish EMI (nla, and never reissued on CD)..
Yet Sivelöv does have the edge interpretatively, especially his handling of the quieter, more lyrical Larghissimo, and he and Panula are unmatched in the more delicate passages in the two outer movements."

(Gramophone)

 





COMPOSITION

 

Buy Scores at Ovation

 

New arr. of Oblivion by Piazzolla for piano: see here


Symphony no. 1 "Nordico" finished! 1st mov.: see here


"I have finally read through your first Symphony and am very impressed! The music is clear, thematically effective, temperamental, very well balanced and with a great rhythmic drive!
And I look forward to experiencing the "silent scream" live!
"

Tomas Löndahl CEO / Secretary General at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music

 

other new works at STIM/Svensk musik:

Concerto no. 2 for piano and strings

Passacaglia per archi

Divertimento per archi a tre

String Quartet no. 1

see here




UPCOMING CONCERTS 
                                

 

14-20th of July 2017

Lanzhou International Piano Art Week

 


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