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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"


more reviews

Niklas is very happy and deeply honoured to be Knighted by her majesty, the Queen of Denmark, to Knight of the order of Dannebrog for his work as pianist and professor.

Niklas Sivelov will premiere the 3rd Concerto for piano and Orchestra with the Malmoe Symphony Orchestra in October 2019

Niklas Sivelov will also in 2019 compose a concerto, no. 5, for piano and brassband for the
Life Guard´s Dragoon Music Corps in Stockholm conducted by David Björkman

Niklas Sivelov will  in 2020 compose a Triple concerto for the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.


Great reviews for the CD with WTC by Bach:


"I prefer this recording over the one by Angela  Hewitt"-

Erik Wallrup OPUS magazine

"Niklas Sivelov finds the true playfullness of Bach"

  5 stars out of 5

Martin Nystrom 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

The new label
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New Promo Video!

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


Per Norgard Early Piano Works on Dacapo Records

Robert Benson
ClassicalCDReview.comDecember 2017

"These piano pieces are fascinating. Don´t expect a cool Nordic atmosphere this music is modern, jagged often dissonant and reminiscent of Prokofiev. Two works are premiere recordings. The program ends with a dynamic Toccata written when Norgard was only 17. !"All of this is superbly played by Swedish pianist Niklas Sivelov, and the rich piano sound in these recordings made in Copenhagen´s Royal Danish Academy of Music are solid sonically."


Lynn Rene Bayley
The Art Music LoungeNovember 2017

"Sivelöv plays with great affection and feeling, imbuing each and every page with just the right sensibility and feeling."

"a delightful album and one that illustrates the early career path of this excellent composer."  

Sivelov Works for piano on Toccata Classics gets splendid reviews:


see here




Stenhammar Concertos:


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

applied golden-age style from Sivelov"


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


"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 Malmoe trotz Unsauberkeiten der Geigen ein wundervoll weich konturiertes herbstliches, sehnsuchtsvolles Klangbild."


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Skrjabin CD:


"Sivelov,  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."



 "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 
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.




Englund CD:


"In the First Concerto (1955), Matti Raekallio is crisp and fleet, quicker than Sivelov on Naxos and, if memory serves, Tateno on the premiere 1960s recording for Finnish EMI (nla, and never reissued on CD)..
Yet Sivelov 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."





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. 4 for piano and orchestra

Concerto no. 2 for piano and strings

Passacaglia per archi

Divertimento per archi a tre

String Quartet no. 1

see here

11th of March 2018- Recital at the House of Music in Helsinki
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