Swedish Violist Ami-Louise Johnsson has been lauded for her insightful musicianship and the warmth of her captivating sound.
As a featured artist with LGT Young Soloists, she has performed on many prestigious stages worldwide, such as Tonhalle Zürich and Charlottenborg festival. She regularly broadcasts on Radio and TV, most recently on BBC Radio 3's ‘In Tune’ in London and Podium Witteman in Amsterdam.
In 2021 she was awarded the 2nd prize and the Dvorak Society Award at the Oskar Nedbal International Viola Competition in Prague, the Junior award from Hattori Foundation and, in the same year, was named a scholar of the Drake Calleja Trust. As the 2020 winner of the Max and Peggy Morgan Viola Award, she was awarded a solo recital in St James Piccadilly, London. With a passion for chamber music, she often performs at festivals in Scandinavia and internationally.
See a recording from Copenhagen Summer Festival (2022).
Ami-Louise made her solo debut at the age of 8 in 2009 with the Swedish Radio Philharmonic in Berwaldhallen, Stockholm playing J.S.Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor. She is currently completing her fourth year at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London with Professor David Takeno.
Ami-Louise is being supported as the Anglo-Swedish Society's music scholar for the fourth year running.