Petter Sundkvist is Professor of Orchestral Conducting at Piteå School of Music, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He has appeared as conductor with major symphony orchestras in numerous European countries and has recorded more than 40 CDs. Sundkvist is strongly committed to contemporary art music, and he has premiered a large number of works with, among others, the chamber ensemble Norrbotten NEO, which he founded in 2007. He has conducted some thirty operas, equally distributed among Swedish opera institutions and chamber operas. Petter Sundkvist is in charge of the education in Western art music at Luleå University of Technology.