Hanna Dahlkvist

Member of the orchestra since 2015.

Hanna Dahlkvist studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm/Edsberg under Torleif Thedéen. At her diploma concert in 2009 in Berwaldhallen, she performed Witold Lutoslawski’s Cello Concerto with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Two years later she was invited back to Berwaldhallen as a soloist in the world premiere of Kerstin Jeppson’s Cello Concerto.

After obtaining her degree in Sweden, Hanna Dahlkvist continued her studies at the Conservatoire Nationale Supérieure de Musique in Paris with Michel Strauss from 2010–2012. During her studies, she also received guidance from major cellists such as Janos Starker, Gary Hoffman, Frans Helmerson and Erling Blöndal-Bengtsson.

Hanna Dahlkvist was radio station P2’s Artist at Swedish Radio from 2011–2013, which entailed radio-broadcast concerts and engagements with newly written commissioned pieces by Swedish composers. In 2013, she gave the world premiere of the cello concerto Unceasing Prayers by Djuro Zivkovic, a piece that was dedicated to her. She has also worked with composer Ida Lundén in the piece Songs My Mothers Taught Me, which was nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize in 2016.

Hanna Dahlkvist is a member of the Dahlkvist Quartet which was selected in 2012–2013 for Rising Stars by Konserthuset and the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO). The Dahlkvist Quartet’s debut cd, Tarrodi String Quartets, was very well received and awarded a Swedish Grammy in 2018.