Composer/Pianist

Kim Malmquist (born I Seoul, Korea 1963) is a Swedish composer, pianist and conductor. He received classical training at the Sibelius Academy (1991-1993) for professor Jorma Panula and at the music conservatory Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot for professor Dominique Rouits (1995-1997). He also studied orchestration for Arne Mellnäs and composition at Gotlands Tonsättarskola for Sven David Sandström and Henrik Strindberg.
Kim Malmquist’s music include compositions for solo piano, chamber music and symphony orchestra. He has written music for the theatre and composed film scores. Several of his pieces have been broadcasted on National Swedish Radio and Television.
2012 he composed the score for the internationally awarded Swedish short film Reset.
Kim Malmquist has also released a number of solo albums for piano, that have been appreciated all over the world: The Magic Theatre (2009), Fragile Water (2007), Luminessence (2011) and Earth memories (2017). 
Earth memories has won The Akademia award for the best song oktober 2017 and for the best album november 2017.
His piano music has gained international attention and has been performed live in several countries. Fragile Water was performed at the Samsung Gala in Seoul (2012) by Kim Malmquist. Music from the same album was used for the ballet Of one eighty performed at California State University, Long Beach Department of Dance (2010).
Light reflecting on a window from the album Luminessence was used by the American Choreographer Emery Lecrone for her dance performance Untitled transient. The world premiere was in Manhattan Movement and Arts centre in New York. It was performed by the dancer Max Van Der Starre from the New York City Ballet (2011).