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Palle Dahlstedt

Composer / Live Electronic

Palle Dahlstedt (b. 1971) is a professor in Interaction Design and Software Engineering at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. In addition to his work there, he is also a composition teacher at the University of Music and Drama in Gothenburg, a freelance composer, and a guest professor at Aalborg University in Denmark.

His research focuses on computer-supported creativity, involving the development of new technologies for musical improvisation and composition, as well as understanding the internal mechanisms of artistic creative processes to make computers behave more creatively.

As a composer and improviser, trained at the music schools in Malmö and Gothenburg, Palle Dahlstedt is highly active. In fact, he primarily identifies himself as a composer.

Listen to Palle Dahlstedt and his hybrid piano

Participated in festivals

2021 Frontside Light – Let the music sound!, 2023 Direction 57° North