Amalie Stalheim

Biography

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 Edward Gardner, Dalia Stasevska, Patrik Ringborg, Okko Kamu, Anna Maria Helsing, Nuno Coelho, Stanislav Kochanovsky.

In addition to performing the traditional cello concertos, Amalie is frequently playing and also commissioning new written music from the 21st century. In the upcoming seasons, she will perform and record five new commissioned cello concertos, dedicated to her, written by top female and male composers in Scandinavia.

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.

She appears frequently at the Bergen International Festival, Stavanger International Chamber Music Festival, Rosendal Festival, Copenhagen Summer Festival, Hindsgavl Festival.

Amalie is the winner of the Swedish Soloist Price 2018.

Stalheim has been awarded prizes and scholarships from international festivals and foundations, such as “Firmenich Prize” at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland.

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.

BIOGRAFI - NORSK

Amalie Stalheim (f 1993 i Bergen) er en av de mest lovende unge musikerne i Norden i dag. Hun er vinneren av Kungliga Musikaliska akademins store musikkonkurranse, Solistpriset 2018.
Juryens uttalelse: "Hennes tekniske brillianse går hånd i hånd med respons og personlig uttrykk, og vi håper hun vil forherlige verdens konsertsaler i mange år fremover og inspirere nye generasjoner av unge musikere".

Amalie har spilt som solist med blant annet Oslo filharmoniske orkester, Kungliga Filharmonien i Stockholm, Gulbenkian Symfoniorkester, Gøteborg symfoniorkester, Svenske Radioorkesteret, Bergen Filharmoniske orkester, Kringkastingsorkesteret, Malmø Symfoniorkester for å nevne noen.
Hun har jobbet med dirigenter som Edward Gardner, Patrik Ringborg, Okko Kamu, Anna Maria Helsing, Nuno Coelho, Stanislav Kochanovsky.

Amalie er en aktiv kammermusiker og har samarbeidet med musikere som Janine Jansen, Yo-Yo Ma, Leif Ove Andsnes, Kathryn Stott, Christian Ihle Hadland, Polina Leschenko, Benjamin Schmid, Lars Anders Tomter. Hun blir jevnlig invitert til internasjonale festivaler som Festspillene in Bergen, Rosendal Kammermusikkfestival, International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht, Stavanger Kammermusikkfestival, Hindsgavl Festival.

Tidligere har Amalie vunnet første pris i Solistpriset i Sverige, Ljunggrenska Konkurransen og YAMAHA Music Foundation Europe Competition. På Verbier Festival i 2016 ble Amalie tildelt den prestisjetunge "Firmenich Prize".

Amalie spiller på en cello bygget av F. Ruggieri i 1687, generøst utlånt av Anders Sveaas Almennyttige Fond.

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I. Haydn Cello concerto in C-major. Orquestra Gulbenkian // Nuno Coelho, conductor // Amalie Stalheim, cello
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