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Stefan Harg - Acclaimed Soloist and Chamber Music Artist; Principal Clarinet of the Drottningholm Court Orchestra, Sweden



               The Swedish clarinettist Stefan Harg has established an international profile as leading and  versatile clarinettists, recording artist and clinician.

                Stefan’s artistry embraces solo recital, chamber, concerto and orchestral playing on a rare equal footing and is internationally acknowledged as a master of all these genres.

                He performs at major venues throughout the world.  As a soloist he is invited to major orchestra and venues.

                Stefan Harg has also given the first performances of many concertos and  has done much to expose the clarinet concerto repertoire of today's notable composers.

               Just recently performed the Verdure concerto  by Swedish composer Katarina Leyman.

               Stefan also runs a project of commissioning new music from young composers, in association with Uruk-Uruppförandeklubben, Stockholm

              He has collaborated with Franco Donatoni, Luciano Berio, Libby Larsen,  György Ligeti and Witold Lutoslawsky.

               Stefan was awarded in 2005 the Art Council award to work on the Pierre Boulez  Dialogue  per l’Ombra double for clarinet and electronics.

              He has being hailed as a distinguished performer of classical composers and taken an interest in performing Mozart and his contemporaries in authentic performances.

The  TV programme Mozart’s Lost Clarinet is about Mozart , Anton Stadler and period clarinets in which Harg performs the quintet k 518 and arias from La Clemenza di Titus.

He has performed the clarinet concerto k 622 on a Basset clarinet replica  as well as chamber music by Mozart on period instruments.

             Stefan is the Principal Clarinet of the Drottningholm Court Orchestra, Sweden

Stefan is also in demand as a chamber musician and performs regularly music in different chamber music settings and is invited to international festivals.

Stefan has collaborated with conductor such as Esa­Pekka Salonen, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Kurt Sanderling, Sixten Ehrling, Valery Gergiev, Sir Colin Davis, David Robertson, Sir Elliot Gardiner,Bernhard Haitink  et al.

He gives master classes and lectures all over the world. 

Stefan has joined the faculty of the Junior Academy , Stockholm .

He is since 2010 the National Chairman of Sweden for the International Clarinet Association-ICA, and was Director with Kjell Stevensson  for ClarinetFest 2002 in Stockholm   

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Message from Stefan Harg


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