Clarinetist, conductor and Sony Classical recording artist Martin Fröst is known for pushing musical boundaries and has been described by The New York Times as having "a virtuosity and a musicianship unsurpassed by any clarinetist-perhaps any instrumentalist-in my memory." In 2017.18 he returned to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, made his debut with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, and appeared with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Residentie Orkest. In autumn 2017, Fröst was joined by Janine Jansen, Lucas Debargue and Torleif Thedéen in releasing Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, his second recording for Sony Classics.
Fröst will be Chief Conductor of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra starting in the 2019.20 season. Known for artistic collaborations worldwide, this season he continues as Artistic Partner with both the SPCO and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras, and was in 2017.18 Artist in Residence at L'Auditiori, Barcelona appearing with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona I Nacional de Catalunya and performing a number of chamber concerts.