RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
He was organist of Torshov kirke in Oslo (1946-1982) and he founded and conducted two choirs - Det Norske Solistkor (1950-1990) and Schola Cantorum (1964-1985).
He taught choral conducting at the University of Oslo (1964-1985) and received several awards for his contributions to Norwegian music.
Knut Nystedt died whilst asleep at home in Oslo on 8 December 2014, aged ninety-nine.
Ensemble. Rock-solid Technique - Victoria, Gesualdo, Schütz, J S Bach, Poulenc and Knut Nystedt from cellist Deirdre Bencsik and the Derwent Singers impresses Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. An Involving Account - A visit from Die Marienkantorei, Osnabrück, heard by Mike Wheeler
Stylistic Variety - Passiontide music sung by the Derwent Singers, reviewed by Mike Wheeler