Bengt Forsberg is one of Sweden's leading pianists and is particularly esteemed as a recital
accompanist. With Anne Sofie von Otter he has
given recital tours across North America, Asia and
Europe and together they have made numerous
recordings for Deutsche Grammophon including a
multi award-winning recital disc of songs by Grieg.
For Hyperion he has recorded solo piano music by
Schubert, Schumann and late Romantic Swedish
composers and his collaboration with Swedish
cellist Mats Lidström has resulted in several
critically acclaimed albums.
As a chamber musician Bengt Forsberg has been a guest artist for two consecutive years at the Perth Chamber Music Festival in Australia, and appeared in a three-concert showcase at New York’s Alice Tully Hall as Artistic Advisor and performer. He also runs his own Chamber Music Society in Stockholm. Solo engagements have included Nicolas Medtner’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Ingemar Liljefors's Piano Concerto with the Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, Stravinsky’s Piano Concerto in Gothenburg, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 19 with the Dalasinfoniettan and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 with Jönköping Sinfonietta.
Bengt Forsberg studied at the Gothenburg College of Music majoring in both piano and organ.