Staffan Martensson

Staffan Martensson

Clarinetist

The Clarinetist Staffan Mårtensson has established himself as one of Scandinavia’s most interessant instrumentalists. His repertoire ranges from classical and romantic masterpieces to contemporary works; he is also a jazz improviser. Since 2001 he has been solo clarinet at the Royal Swedish Opera. Staffan Mårtensson performs throughout Europe with orchestras. Staffan Mårtensson’s dedication to chamber music plays an important role in his career as a musician. He performs at Swedish and international festivals and is too the Artistic director of Östergötland Music Days in Sweden. Staffan Mårtensson has recorded numerous CDs: works by Mozart, Copland, Brahms, Schumann and contemporary composers, as well as various jazz titles. In 2006, he won a Swedish Grammy as Classical Soloist of the Year. Staffan Mårtensson, an accomplished conductor with a master’s degree from the Stockholm Royal College of Music, conducts orchestras and symphonic wind ensembles throughout Sweden. For his contribution to Swedish musical life, he received the Royal Medal of Litteris et Artibus in 2014. Staffan Mårtensson „Buffet Crampon artist“, plays exclusively Buffet-Crampon clarinets and Vandoren mouthpieces and reeds.