Fredrik Sixten

Fredrik Sixten

Fredrik Sixten (b. 1962) is one of the leading Swedish composers of his generation. He studied composition with Sven-David Sandström at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Before becoming a full-time composer, he worked as a cathedral organist in Sweden and Norway. He is known internationally for his many sacred choral works for unaccompanied voices or with orchestra. These works include a Requiem, Christmas Oratorio, and 3 settings of the passion: St. Mark, St. John, and St. Matthew. In addition to sacred music, Fredrik Sixten has composed a full-length opera, a concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra, chamber music, and numerous works for organ. The majority of his works are published, and his music is programmed all over the world. Fredrik Sixten signed with Norsk Musikkforlag in 2018.

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