Bjarne Fiskum

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Bjarne Ivar Fiskum
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Bjarne Fiskum with Nils Aas' sculpture that is awarded by "Nord-Trøndelag fylkes kulturpris".
Background information
Born (1939-08-27) 27 August 1939 (age 78)
Origin Norway
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Musician and composer
Instruments Violin

Bjarne Ivar Fiskum (born 27 August 1939 in Harran, Grong, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway) is a Norwegian violinist, conductor and composer, and the son of the orchestra leader Ottar Fiskum.[1][2]


After finishing his musical studies in Oslo, Stockholm, Wien and København, Fiskum was employed as violinist by Oslo Filharmoniske Orkester in 1960. There he made his debut as a soloist in 1965 and was 2nd concertmaster (1965–73). He established "Det Norske Kammerorkester" in 1977, and later became concertmaster for Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (1977–84). He is now employed as Professor at Department of Music at the Trondheim Musikkonservatorium (1983–). Fiskum was also a teacher at the Heimdal videregående skole for a while, and played within "Hindarkvartetten" and "Trondheim Trio".[1][2]

He founded the Trondheim Soloists in 1988, and was artistic director for them until 2001.[3]




  1. ^ a b "Bjarne Fiskum Biography". Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bjarne Fiskum Biography". Collegium Musicum. Archived from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  3. ^ "Who we are". Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  4. ^ "Bjarne Fiskum Discography". Retrieved 2013-06-16. 

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