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Ole Kristian Ruud

Ole Kristian Ruud has gained a reputation as a dynamic figure in Scandinavian music as well as embarking on an international career. He regularly conducts eminent symphony orchestras and chamber orchestras in the Nordic countries, Europe and the USA. Since 1990 he has also been a frequent visitor to Japan. Ole Kristian Ruud was chief conductor and artistic director of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra from 1987 until 1995, and of the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra in Sweden from 1996 until 1999. Between 2000 and 2003 he held the position of artistic director for Norwegian repertoire with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. Ole Kristian Ruud has been professor of conducting at the Norwegian Academy of Music since 1999. He is also the artistic director of the Norwegian National Youth Orchestra, and of the Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces in Oslo. Ole Kristian Ruud has been awarded a number of prestigious prizes including the Grieg Prize (1992 and 2007), the Norwegian Critics Prize (1993), the Lindemann Prize (1994) and the Johan Halvorsen Prize (1996). He has made numerous CDs for BIS, including acclaimed series of music by Geirr Tveitt and Harald Sæverud.

Grieg - The Complete Orchestral Music
BIS-1740 CD
8 CDs for the price of 4
Grieg - Olav Trygvason / Orchestral Songs
Grieg - Peer Gynt Suites
Saeverud - Ouvertura appassionata
BIS-1032 CD
Grieg - Holberg Suite
Saeverud - Symphonies Nos.2 & 4
BIS-1262 CD
Grieg - Peer Gynt (The Complete Incidental Music)
Set of 2 SACDs - 10/10
Tveitt - Piano Concertos Nos.1 and 4 (Northern Lights)
BIS-1397 CD
Grieg - Sigurd Jorsalfar
Tveitt - Piano Concerto No.5
BIS-1252 CD
Tveitt - Baldur's Dreams
BIS-1337 CD
Set of 2 CDs - 10/10/10 2004
Saeverud - Symphony No.5
BIS-1162 CD
Tveitt - Wedding Suite and Troll Tunes, Op.151
BIS-1227 CD
Grieg - Orchestral Dances
Grieg - Piano Concerto
Geirr Tveitt - Concerto for Hardanger Fiddle
BIS-1207 CD
Rota - Symphony 3
BIS-1070 CD
Recomendado, CD Compact; Recommandé par Classica
Geirr Tveitt - Prillar and Sun God Symphony
BIS-1027 CD
Sæverud - Symphony No.8, Minnesota
BIS-972 CD
Tveitt - 100 Folk-tunes from Hardanger
BIS-987 CD
Rota -Symphonies No.1 & 2
BIS-970 CD
Sæverud - Symphony No.3
BIS-872 CD
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