Conductor Andreas Hanson

Swedish conductor Andreas Hanson is a true advocate for the importance of art in society, striking a chord in both music lovers and new audiences with his craft. Hanson is program director of Malmö Symphony Orchestra. He is a frequent guest of all major Swedish Orchestras and appears as a guest conductor in Europe. As a recording artist, he has recorded nearly 20 records for BIS, Serpent and Chandos.

With a strong passion for contemporary music, Hanson has premiered over hundred contemporary works. Vast repertoire includes music from Haydn and Mozart until composers of today, including symphonies by Beethoven, Brahms, Nielsen, Schubert, Schumann and Sibelius. After decades as chief conductor for national wind ensembles, Andreas has also built an extensive repertoire knowledge on Nordic musical treasures and symphonic wind music.

Hanson involves in developing next generation artists and conductors and the future of music- making. He has been associate professor in conducting at The Royal Academy of Music, and is currently working on a national program for conductors. Andreas Hanson studied conducting at The Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, with Sir Andrew Davis in London and Carlo Maria Giulini in Milano.