Øyvind Bjorå, conductor
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Øyvind Bjorå

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Ole Justesen
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INTRODUCTION

Øyvind Bjorå is a versatile musician who has gained distinction with his abilities as a conductor and concertmaster. After finishing conducting studies at the Norwegian Academy of Music, he has had a rising career as a conductor and has regularly conducted the symphonic orchestras in Norway, – Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger, Kristiansand, the Norwegian National Opera and the Artic Philharmonic.

RECENT AND FUTURE ENGAGEMENTS

In 2020 Bjorå makes his debut with Szczecin Philharmonic in Poland, Copenhagen Phil in Denmark and with the Gran Canaria Philharmonic.

BIOGRAPHY

From 2014 to 2016 Øyvind Bjorå  held the postion of Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of one of the Arctic Philharmonic ensembles – the Sinfonietta in Bodø.

Formerly concertmaster of Trondheim Symphony and Bergen Philharmonic, he has since 2005 lead the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra. He has appeared as guest leader of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London, and several orchestras in Europe. After a concert in Carnegie Hall where he led Bartok’s Divertimento, with Risør Festival Strings, the New York Times wrote: “…I cannot recall a more persuasive account, conducted or otherwise.”

AUDIO & VIDEO

Øyvind Bjorå – 5th Symphony, 1st movement by Beethoven with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan. 2020

Øyvind Bjorå – Siegfried Idyll by R.Wagner with the Arctic Philharmonic Sinfonietta, 2016

Øyvind Bjorå – Die Zauberflöte by W.A.Mozart at Den Norske Opera & Ballett, 2015

Øyvind Bjorå – Cartoon by Paul Hart with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan. 2020

Øyvind Bjorå – Mozart & Salieri complete Opera by N.Rimsky-Korsakov with The Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, 2016

REVIEWS

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