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Magnus Lindberg (born 27 June 1958, Helsinki) is a Finnish composer and pianist. He was the New York Philharmonic's composer-in-residence from 2009 to 2012 and the London Philharmonic Orchestra's composer-in-residence from the beginning of the 2014/15 season.

His first great success came with "Action-Situation-Signification" (1982), the first work in which he explored musique concrète. This piece was written for and premiered by the new-music ensemble Toimii ("It Works" in the Finnish language), which Lindberg founded during the summer of 1980. Also around the same period, Lindberg founded an informal grouping known as the Ears Open Society including Lindberg and his contemporaries Eero Hämeenniemi, Jouni Kaipainen, Kaija Saariaho and Esa-Pekka Salonen. Lindberg is a trained pianist and has performed several of his works as part of Toimii.

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Recent Lindberg releases

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Horizon 7
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Horizon 7

£10.46

(RCO Live)

Lindberg - Al largo, Cello Concerto no.2, Era
Lindberg - Al largo, Cello Concerto no.2, Era

£12.95

(Ondine)

Beethoven / Lindberg / Bartok - Sonatas
Beethoven / Lindberg / Bartok - Sonatas

£12.95

(Alba)

Ghosts & Mirrors
Ghosts & Mirrors

£11.50

(Artist Recording Co)