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Andrej Power

Concertmaster and member of the orchestra since 2014.

Since autumn 2014, Andrej Power has served as the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal concertmaster. He was most recently with the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, where he held the same position.

In 2011 at the age of 23, Andrej Power won first prize in the Ljunggren Competition. The jury statement read: “With masterful craftsmanship, an honest musical approach and unparalleled sound, he is capable of carrying on the great violin tradition.” He has appeared as a soloist with most orchestras in Sweden and elsewhere in Europe, including the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra in the tradition-bound Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, and in the US and China, for example.

He began playing violin in 1992 at the age of three. He first performed with a chamber orchestra at the age of seven, and he performed his first violin solo with a symphony orchestra at the age of ten. He studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and at the Zurich University of the Arts in Switzerland. He has also participated in master classes in the US and Switzerland.