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Grieg in Bergen - Håkonshallen - AMALIE STALHEIM, CELLO


The program features the best from solo cello repertoir and shows the wide range of this instrument. You will hear suites both from Bach and Britten, as well as musical pearls like Saariahos magic "Spins and Spells" and Caroline Shaws meditative "in manus tuas".

Award winning cellist, Amalie Stalheim (b. 1993) has appeared as soloist with orchestras including Gulbenkian Orquestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, among others.  

Amalie has collaborated with conductors such as Ed Gardner, Dalia Stasevska, Okko Kamu, Anna Maria Helsing, James Gaffigan, Nuno Coelho, Stanislav Kochanovsky. 

Amalie is the winner of the Norwegian Soloist Prize 2021, Swedish Soloist Prize 2018, Ljunggren Competition 2015, Nicholas A. Firmenich Prize from the Verbier Festival 2015.

In addition to perform the traditional cello concertos, Amalie is frequently playing and also commissioning new written music from the 21st century. She is currently in the process of performing and recording half a dusin new commissioned cello concertos, dedicated to her, written by composers who are based in Scandinavia and USA.  

As an enthusiastic chamber musician, Amalie has collaborated with Janine Jansen, Yo-Yo Ma, Leif-Ove Andsnes, Kathryn Stott, Christian Ihle Hadland, Polina Leschenko, Benjamin Schmid, Lars Anders Tomter.  

Stalheim has been awarded prizes and scholarships from international festivals and foundations, such as "Firmenich Prize" at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, Anders Wall "Giresta" Scholarship in 2019, Forsberg & Aulies Scholarship in 2020, Fegersten Scholarship in 2018 and  Sollentuna

Culture Scholarship in 2018.
During the season 2018-2020, Amalie Stalheim was "Artist in Residence" at the Swedish Radio classical music channel, P2.
Amalie Stalheim plays on a cello built by F. Ruggieri (1687) generously lent to her by Anders Sveaas Foundation in Norway. 

  • Last Updated: 06/03/2023
  • Source: Visit Bergen

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