Amalie Stalheim

Biography

Amalie Stalheim (born 1993) in Bergen, Norway, is one of the most promising young artists in Scandinavia. She won the prestigious Swedish Soloist Prize in 2018, and since then, she has appeared as soloist with symphony orchestras including Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Stockholm, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Kuopio Symphony Orchestra and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, among others.

During the season 2018-2020, Amalie Stalheim is “Artist in Residence” at the Swedish Radio P2, and most of her concerts where she is performing solo- and chamber music, are broadcasted both in Sweden and in numerous European radio stations.

Stalheim has been awarded prizes and scholarships from international festivals and foundations, such as Firmenich Prize at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland. She won the first prize in Yamaha's Europe Music Competition in 2016, and the same year she won one of the a major Swedish music competitions, Ljunggren Classical Music Competition.

Amalie Stalheim has commissioned and performed several new works for cello, and in February 2020, she will perform Anders Nilsson's new cello concerto dedicated to her, together with Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Sweden.

As an enthusiastic chamber musician, Amalie has worked with 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.

Stalheim is graduated from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music - Edsberg Castle, and The Norwegian Academy of Music. She has studied with professor Torleif Thedéen and professor Kathryn Stott. Stalheim holds a master degree in Solo performance from Sweden (2018), and a Diploma degree in Solo Performance from Norway (2019).

Amalie Stalheim plays on a cello built by F. Ruggieri (1687) generously lent to her by Anders Sveaas Foundation in Norway.

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