Henrik Strindberg

Henrik Strindberg ©Jean-Louis Garnell
Henrik Strindberg, photo ©Jean-Louis Garnell

Henrik Strindberg's music is focusing on rhythm and sound. He has had commissions for several international ensembles and has collaborated with excellent Swedish soloists, ensembles and orchestras. A number of works have been recorded and performed internationally. Strindberg received the big Christ Johnson Prize 2007 forNeptune's Field for orchestra, the Rosenberg Prize 2008 and a shared Swedish Grammis award 2010 for Timeline.

Born in 1954 in Kalmar, Sweden, as a young man Strindberg was a founding member of the progressive rock group Ragnarök who’s debut album from 1976 has been re-released much later in South Korea and Japan.

Strindberg studied composition at the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm. He studied with Iannis Xenakis and at Ircam, Paris.

Strindberg teaches at the Gotland School of Music Composition and is a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Music. Strindberg co-founded the Sound of Stockholm festival.