Born in Copenhagen, Andreas Brantelid made his concerto début at the age of 14 with the Royal Danish Orchestra, and has since appeared with all the major Scandinavian orchestras. In the USA, he has performed with the Seattle and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras, and in Europe with orchestras such as the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Mahler Chamber Orchestra. In 2015 he made his Japanese début, appearing with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra. Recital and chamber appearances have taken Andreas Brantelid to prestigious venues in New York, London, Zurich and Salzburg. A dedicated chamber musician, he has played at festivals such as Schleswig-Holstein, Lockenhaus, Verbier and the City of London.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, beginning with first prize in the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition (2006). He has since been a ‘Rising Star’ of the European Concert Hall Organisation, as well as a winner of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a member of both the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society in New York and the BBC’s New Generation Artists scheme. In 2015 he received the prestigious Carl Nielsen Scholarship. Andreas Brantelid studied with Mats Rondin, Torleif Thedéen and Frans Helmerson, and plays the ‘Boni-Hegar’ Stradivarius from 1707, kindly lent to him by the Norwegian art collector Christen Sveaas.www.andreasbrantelid.com