Martin Fröst


About Martin Fröst

Martin Fröst is among the world's most versatile and most widely admired clarinetists. Both in performance and on recordings, he is known for devising bold, original programs and projects. Fröst has appeared with major orchestras in many countries and plays all of the standard clarinet concerto and chamber repertory. An enthusiastic supporter of contemporary music, Fröst has played new works by such major composers as Krzysztof Penderecki and Kalevi Aho. Fröst began his conducting career as conductor-in-association with the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, and in 2017, he became the principal conductor of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. He has also developed multimedia projects involving music, choreography, and light design, presenting one about every three years. Fröst released the album Night Passages in 2022. By that time, his recording catalog comprised more than 20 albums.

Sundsvall, Sweden
December 14, 1970