Fabian Svensson
Fabian

Welcome to the website of composer Fabian Svensson.

On these pages, you can read about his music, listen to audio clips, see score samples and more.

Latest news:

May 2014 - TRANSIT's DoubleBill Festival

TRANSIT, a New York City-based ensemble, has recently announced their upcoming DoubleBill Festival, to take place at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in early June. The festival is a two-day showcase of works by composers from NYC, Berlin, and Sweden. Fabianís 2007 work, Two Sides, will be performed by TRANSIT as part of the festival, at a concert co-curated by Fabian on June 6th.
TRANSIT website

December 2013 - Symphonies of Toy Instruments

Fabianís latest ambitious, large-scale work is Symphonies of Toy Instruments, written for an all-toy-instrument ensemble. It is a 22-minute work scored for 10 multi-instrumental performers. The total instrumentation of the work makes for quite a list: 2 toy glockenspiels, toy xylophone, 2 ukuleles, toy piano, 2 melodicas, 2 stylophones, bicycle horn, 2 party horns, train whistle, slide whistle, toy cuckoo, 3 vuvuzelas, jingle bells, football rattle, animal castanets, toy tambourine, toy guiro, toy bongos, tin drum and 3 kazoos. The music is exuberant, virtuosic and relentless.

November 2013 - Toy Toccata Recording Released

Phyllis Chen has a new CD out, Little Things, which includes a recording of Fabianís solo toy piano piece, Toy Toccata. The album is released on the New Focus Recordings label (distributed by Naxos) and is available on Itunes, Amazon, Spotify and in record stores. This marks the first time a work by Fabian gets commercially recorded. Get your copy today!
Record label website