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Krister Dahlström

krister-dahlstromThe Swedish classical guitarist Krister Dahlström grew up on Gotland, a Swedish island in the middle of the Baltic Sea. Krister has studied under Professor Karl Petersen at the Aalborg Academy of Music in Denmark and under Simon Dinnigan at the Birmingham Conservatoire in the United Kingdom, where he graduated from the soloist programme in 2002. During his studies, Krister participated in a series of major music festivals and took master classes with Fabio Zanon, John Mills, Raphaella Smitts and Yehuda Schryer, among others. Krister has performed at venues including The Kennedy Center, Bolivar Hall, Adrian Boult Hall, CBSO Center and Kings College Cambridge. Krister performs as a guitar soloist but also freelances as a chamber musician with various ensembles, in various contexts. Concert organisers and members of the business community frequently commission Krister to perform at concert venues, seminars, conferences, awards and a variety of exclusive events both in Sweden and abroad. Krister Dahlström is a musician renowned for his keen and sensitive interpretations of the great masters, while his light-hearted and entertaining causerie makes him an excellent contemporary ambassador for classical music. Krister keeps a busy diary touring mainly the Scandinavian countries, Europe and the United States.