Ohrwall, Anders

Anders Öhrwall (1932-2012) was Director of Music at Adolf Fredrik Church. He founded the Stockholm Bach Choir in 1964. Its many successes under his direction included numerous recordings and concerts together with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Concentus Musicus of Vienna. The choir has also undertaken widely acclaimed concert tours of Japan, China, Australia, and various European countries.

Anders Öhrwall also directed the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Chorus, the Swedish Radio Choi,r and the Phoenix Bach Choir in Arizona.

"A musician's musician," his choral adaptations of innumerable Baroque pieces and music of traditional origin have gained immense popularity.

Anders Öhrwall is a Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and in 1987 received the Litteris et Artibus award.