Henning Kraggerud (born 1973) is a Norwegian violinist. He has established himself as one of Scandinavia's most outstanding international soloists.
Kraggerud was born in Oslo. He studied with Camilla Wicks, Emanuel Hurwitz and Stephan Barratt-Due, before embarking on a career that has brought solo appearances thought Europe, Russia and United States, with leading orchestras and in collaboration with the most distinguished conductors. He made his American debut as a recitalist in 1998 at Carnegie Hall, and has collaborated in recitals and chamber music performances with the most gifted colleagues. He is known as an outstanding violist and enjoys an equally fine reputation as leader-soloist of chamber orchestras and sinfoniettas. He is skilled at improvisations, and is an experienced composer, also writing music arrangements and his own cadenzas.
His recordings for Naxos include Grieg's Violin Sonatas and Norwegian Favorites for violin and orchestra. A recipient of Norway's prestigious Grieg Prize, Bergen International Festival has appointed him its Artist-Residence 2004.
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