Jörgen Pettersson is recognized as one of Sweden’s most prominent soloists, having performed with distinction as a member of the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet and as part of Ensemble Son and KammarensembleN. He has been honored for his exceptional contributions to contemporary art music, having been elected an honorary member of the Swedish Society of Composers and receiving both the “Interpreter Award” and the “Music Enabler” award.

In addition to his work as a performer, Pettersson serves as the Artistic Director for the Sweden Spring Music Festival and as a board member of the Royal Academy of Music. His outstanding contributions to Swedish musical life were acknowledged in 2022 with the presentation of the “Medal for the Promotion of the Musical Arts” by King Carl XVI Gustaf himself, an award reserved for individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the country’s musical culture.

Photo by Urban Wedin