Torleif Thedéen

Cellist TORLEIF THEDÉEN, one of Scandinavia’s most celebrated instrumentalists, frequently appears with leading orchestras worldwide, such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin, Moscow and Netherlands Symphony Orchestras and the Israel Sinfonietta. He also regularly performs in Finland.

Active both as a recitalist and a chamber musician, he has performed at distinguished venues such as Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. He has recorded numerous albums for the BIS label, and in 2018 he won the Edison Prize for a recording of Messiaen (Sony) with Martin Fröst, Lucas Debargue and Janine Jansson.

Torleif Thedéen has taught the cello at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm for two decades. He plays a David Techler cello (1711).