Fred Lindberg started playing cello as a seven year old. Today he is studyng at advanced post-secondary level at KMH/ Edsberg Manor with Jakob Koranyi, professor of cello, as his head teacher. He has previously studied the mentorship program Classe d ‘Excellence de Violoncelle in Paris under the leadership of world cellist Gautier Capuçon and participated in several master classes abroad, for Steven Isserlis, Gary Hoffman, Frans Helmerson, Anner Bylsma, Jerome Pernoo and others.
Fred has performed several times as a solo artist, including with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and L’Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris, and has also performed at major concert venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam, Admiral Palace in Berlin and the Chicago Symphony Center.
Owing to the current spread of the covid-19 virus, it was not possible to hold the planned award ceremony for the 2020 winner of the Jan Wallander Prize, Fred Lindberg. The award ceremony will instead take place in 2021, with the date being announced in due course.