Johan was born in 2000 and began playing the violin at the age of 4. Three
years later he made his debut as a soloist with the Norrköping Symphony
Orchestra and three years after that he joined the orchestra again for a
performance of Pablo de Sarasate’s notoriously difficult Zigeunerweisen. He
has performed extensively in the Nordic region and has also appeared in
Italy, Austria, Switzerland, South Africa, China and the United Kingdom. He
has played at the Musikverein in Vienna and at the Teatro Bibiena in
Johan has won First Prizes at multiple international competitions including
the Stockholm International Music Competition (Sweden), the Kocian Violin
Competition (Czech Republic) and Giovani Talenti (Italy). In 2016 he won
Third Prize in the Junior section of the prestigious Menuhin Competition
(London), also winning the Chamber Music Award, the Wieniawski Prize
and the ECMY Prize for Exceptional Performance.
Johan has been a student-in-residence at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland
and has been instructed by some of the most distinguished string players of
our time, including Peter Herresthal, Dora Schwarzberg, Mimi Zweig, Alf
Richard Kraggerud, Stephan Barratt-Due, Gerhard Schulz, Michael
Malmgreen, Olivier Charlier, Ilya Grubert, Pamela Frank and Zakhar Bron.
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Since 2010, Johan’s regular teacher has been Professor Per Enoksson at
the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
Johan’s repertoire includes solo violin works by Bach, Paganini and Ysaÿe,
accompanied sonatas by Beethoven, Brahms, Franck, Grieg, Kreisler,
Mozart and concertos by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Bruch, Sibelius,
Tchaikovsky, Vieuxtemps, Vivaldi, Nielsen and Saint-Saëns, among others.
Johan has been awarded a number of scholarships including G.T.Bäckmans
Kulturstipendium, Norrköping Kommuns Kulturstipendium and from the
Royal Swedish Academy of Music.