MATS BERGSTRÖM (b 1961 )
The Swedish guitarist Mats Bergström was born in 1961 and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Juilliard School in New York. He made his recital début at the Wigmore Hall in London in 1983 and has since pursued a career as soloist, accompanist and ensemble player in various genres. Bergström has arranged a large number of songs and instrumental works for guitar, including Schubert’s song cycle Die schöne Müllerin and Bach’s Three Sonatas and Three Partitas for Solo Violin, and has recorded extensively. Since 2006 he has been a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Music.