DUO 3: Christian Grøvlen & Astrid Nordstad

Astrid Nordstad, Norwegian: voice

Mezzosoprano Astrid Nordstad studied with professor Barbro Marklund-Petersone og Randi Stene during her bachelor degree at Norges Musikkhøgskole and Operahøgskolen in Oslo. In 2017 she completed her studies at The Opera Academy, where she studied with Susanna Eken. Astrid Nordstad debuted at The Royal Danish Opera in the fall of 2015 as Flora in ‘La Traviata’ (Verdi). Nordstad performs concerts with the Norwegian Opera and was affiliated with Copenhagen Opera Festival in 2017. Further, she has worked with Trondheim Symfoniorkester as part of the ‘Unge operastjerner’.

 

Christian Grøvlen, Norwegian: piano

Christian Grøvlen studied at the Oslo Academy of Music with professor Håvard Gimse and professor Lars Anders Tomter, from where he graduated in 2015. Other teachers include Professor Jiri Hlinka and Professor Jan Jiracek von Arnim. Christian is currently based in Copenhagen where he is studying at the soloist program of The Royal Danish Academy of Music with professor Jens Elvekjær. He has played at several of the largest festivals in Norway, including Festspillene i Bergen, Oslo Kammermusikkfestival, Nordlysfestivalen, Vinterfestspillene, He also performed with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and several other ensembles.

 

Repertoire:

Berlioz – Les nuits d’été

Sang nr. 1 Villanelle

Sang nr. 2 Le spectre de la rose

Brahms – Op. 43

No. 1 Von ewiger Liebe

 Grieg – Op. 39

Fra Monte Pincio

Grieg – Op. 67 Haugtussa

Sang No.1-8

Det syng

Veslemøy

Blåbærli

Møte

Elsk

Killingdans

Vond dag

Ved Gjetlebekken

Heise – Digte fra middelalderen

Din fader skal ikke skænde

Sang

Skønne fru Beatriz

Hvorfor ville du spørge mig

Heise – Sanger med tekster av Bj. Bjørnson

Træet og jenten

Heise

Genoveva med sit barn i fængslet

Mahler – Des Knaben Wunderhorn Urlicht

Schubert – Op.43

No. 1 Die junge Nonne