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Johan Löfving



Johan Löfving has distinguished himself as one of the new generation of musicians and has been praised for his communicative musicianship and unique playing style.

He has established himself as both a soloist and chamber musician on the international concert scene and has appeared in, among others, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place and Milton Court in London, Sage Gateshead in Newcastle and Konzertsaal der Wiener Sängerknaben MuTh in Vienna.

Over the years, Johan has received many awards and prizes, among these the London International Guitar Competition, the Uppsala International Guitar Festival, the Jörgen Rörby Scholarship and the Royal Academy of Music's scholarships.

In addition, he has appeared on BBC Radio 3 & 4 and Sweden's Radio P2.

His growing interest in early music has manifested itself through a number of concerts on romantic guitar and theorb but also chamber music, mainly with the Flauguissimo Duo together with the flutist Yu-Wei Hu.

After starting to play guitar at Årjäng's Kommunala Musikskola with Lars Eriksson, his studies continued with Sven Lundestad and Bo Hansson, then at the Royal College of Music in London where he studied with Gary Ryan and Jakob Lindberg and finally with Prof. Robert Wolff at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

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