PRESS REVIEWS Sibelius Violinconcerto “A remarkable display of sustained virtuosity and rapt concentration..a breath-taking tourde force.” Chicago Tribune (USA)
Paganini Violinconcerto No.4 “Jan Stigmer is a full blooded virtuoso. He knows his value and defends it with an absolutely amazing skill.” Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden)
Bach and Roman Violinconcertos “Jan Stigmer is a player “sans parallel” in his medium!” Musical Opinion (London/UK)

Grieg, Ysaÿe,


”With his very special sound and conscientious dynamics, Jan Stigmer had no difficulties in convincing and capturing the audience.” Hannover Allgemeine (Germany)

Hindemith, Bloch

“A violinist with strong opinions who clearly knows what string players like... very communicative, full blooded playing.” Gramophone Magazine (UK)

Haydn Violinconcertos

“..the totality of the sound so fascinating it’s almost hypnotic.” Dagens Näringsliv (Norway)

Ysaÿe, Paganini

“It was really very exiting to make the acquaintance of the violinist Jan Stigmer. He will remain in our memory with his temperamental and technically highly advanced playing. Corriera Della Sera (Italy)
Beethoven, Bazzini

”..Stigmers performance of

the ”Kreutzer” , the Carmen

Fantasy by Waxman and a

Chinese Song gained heated

acclaims from the Chinese

audience..In the second half

pieces by Paganini, Grieg

and Bazzini was masterfully

played and again won him

loud applause. Beijing News


Haydn Violinconcertos

"Stigmer plays with a clear, clean tone and a lot of imagination. If you like your Haydn airy rather than intense, buy the Stigmer." American Record Guide (USA)

Mozart, Kreisler, Paganini

"Last night Jan Stigmer appeared in Beijing Exhibition Theatre. Stigmer conquered the audience with is soulful playing. The two extra Chinese songs especially made the whole audience revel." Beijing Evening News (China)
Martinsson Violinconcerto "It's very easy to fall for the soloist, Jan Stigmer. After the opening with the heavenly played flageolets, he played all with exuberance and drive. The ecstatic finale did in particular show of his skill." Vestmanlands Läns Tidning (Sweden)

Mozart Violinconcerto A


"Stigmer has a perfect technique coupled with extraordinary musical feeling. The Mozart concerto in A major was a revelation in beauty and detail." Zlinske Noviny (Checkia)

"Beethoven and Ysaÿe

“After his remarkable performance last night, there is no doubt in my mind that we shall hear a great deal of Jan Stigmer in the future.” Der Standard (Austria)


“Does one need acoustics when one has a sound like Jan Stigmer? He played with the lyrical passion of a hungry street musician and I would gladly have stayed all night just to hear him play anything that he might choose.” Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

Mozart, Grieg, Bazzini and


Stigmer let his sound shine flawlessly and it all culminated in emotional synergy and intellectual satisfaction." Easter Daily Press (UK) 

Paganini Violinconcerto No.2

“It is no secret to anyone what is required of a violinist to perform a concerto by Paganini. And Jan Stigmer certainly has it all! There were times when I caught myself wondering whether he actually had more than the usual ten fingers to play with!” Arbetarbladet (Sweden)

Schubert, Mozart

“Jan Stigmer gave the audience an

extraordinary experience with his

excellent playing and impeccable

sense of style. After yesterday’s

concert one realises how fortunate

we all are that the orchestra keeps

inviting Stigmer back to play with

them.” Vaedrelandsvennen (Norway)

Beethoven, Villa-Lobos

“With confidence in the power that Jan Stigmer possess he approached the Sonata Fantasia nº 1, by Villa- Lobos, closing the first part of the program. It was a magnetic moment, blooming with technical and artistic mastery. Stigmer plays extremely well, possess good taste when phrasing. Globo (Brazil)


"Swedish violinist Jan Stigmer opened with a powerfully-stated account of Franck's A major Sonata that revealed the changing moods of this masterly work, rising to a splendid climax in the final Allegretto." Musical Opinion (London/UK )


"Jan Stigmer delivered a thoughtfully balance account of Franck's imposing Violin Sonata. Stigmers Strad had both muscle and sweetness..carefully set tempos allowed this seductive piece room to breathe." London Evening Standard (UK)

Sibelius Humoresques

"It was very exciting to get to know Jan Stigmer. The Humoresques by Sibelius was played with conviction and obvious mastery, displaying brilliant playing and artistic charm." Gazeta Robotnicza (Poland)

Paganini Caprices

“What an extraordinary player! The capricci by Paganini was played with absolute control and mastery." De Graafschapbode (The Netherlands)