Takes Two To Tango
Martin Fogel, guitar & Björn Kleiman, violin
Martin Fogel is one of the most prominent guitarists to emerge from Sweden in recent years. He has received great critical acclaim for his artistry in Swedish, UK and Japanese press: “a Swedish genius” (CD Journal, Japan), “exudes easy charm” (Classical Music, UK), “sheer magic” (Classical Guitar Magazine, UK).
CMLV Managing Director and violinist Björn Kleiman studied at the Royal College of Music in London and at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, Germany, with Professor Ulf Hoelscher. He performs solo and chamber music around Europe and has a strong commitment to contemporary music. Regular solo concerts at St Marin-in-the-Fields, Cadogan Hall and St James’s Piccadilly. Björn has also recorded four CDs to great critical acclaim and has received scholarships from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee as well as the Helge Ax:son Johnson Foundations. In 2005 he was awarded the Byggnads Cultural Scholarship presented by the Swedish Prime Minister. Apart from performing Björn is a keen arranger of pop and jazz, in part published by Phoenix Music UK.
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