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Magnus Limnell

Member of the orchestra since 1976.

Magnus Limnell has played cello since the age of 8, first under Harry Skeppstedt in Karlskoga and then under Guido Vecchi in Gothenburg. He continued his studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm from 1971–1977 with professor Gunnar Norrby and finished with a soloist diploma. On that occasion, he performed Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. 2 with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Charles Dutoit. In conjunction with the concert, Magnus Limnell was presented with the Swedish Academy of Music’s medal.

Magnus Limnell has been a member of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra since 1976. In addition to his position in the cello section, he has also participated in numerous other contexts, including as a member of the Stockholm Sinfonietta.

Since 1994, Magnus Limnell has been in charge of setting the bow marks for the orchestra's string section.