Linda Hedlund
Instrument: violin

Hedlund Linda


PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

first lessons with the age of five

1995 - 1996

studies (Sergei Kravtchenko) at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory


studies (Uwe-Martin Haiberg)

participated at master classes (Mi-Kyung Lee, Endre Wolf, Mikhail Kopelman, Günther Pichler, Nachum Erlich, Yair Kless, Schlomo Mintz)



Doctor of Music degree

studied chamber music for several years



university assistant

concertmaster (e.g. Pacific Music Festival Japan and Tapiola Sinfonietta)

soloistwith Sinfonia da Camera Finlandia, the Austrian Chamber Orchestra and various recording projects

international performances as soloist and chamber musician e.g. with principal players of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Steven Isserlis, Oliver Kern, Karita Mattila, Camilla Nylund, the conductors Anna-Maria Helsing, Mikk Murdvee, Nazanin Aghakhani, Klaus Rautawaara, Ylermi Poijärvi, Esa Heikkilä, Shardad Rohani, Maurizio Colasanti and Rengim Gökmen

performances at prestigious festivals like Helsinki Festival (Finland), Musica Nova (Helsinki), Grafenegg Festival, Honart Festival Konzerthaus Vienna and at the Carnegie Hall (New York)

performances in TV and radio (e.g. in Finnland (Yle), Radio Classic, Czech Republic (Radio Free Europe), Austria (ORF) and in the USA (WFMT))


founder of Emäsalo Music Festival (Finland)

visiting lecturer at the University of Hawaii

teaching master classes in a.o. USA and Asia

Discography, Projects


  • 2011: Music for violin and guitar (with Otto Tolonen; Classic Concert Music Group)
  • 2009: Philip Glass: A Madrigal Opera (Orange Mountain Music)
  • 2008: Camille Saint-Saëns, Claude Debussy, César Franck Sonatas for violin and piano, Linda Hedlund Oliver Kern (Fuga Records)
  • 2005: Franz Schubert: “The Trout” Piano Quintet “Das Forellenquintett” A major Op. Post. 114, Ensemble Wien-Helsinki Oliver Kern piano Live CD (Nedai Records)

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