Guro Kleven Hagen

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Guro Kleven Hagen
Born (1994-05-11) 11 May 1994 (age 28)
Oslo, Norway
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsViolin

Guro Kleven Hagen (born 11 May 1994) is a Norwegian violinist raised in Fagernes. She is the First concertmaster at the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet orchestra since January 2018.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

In 2012 Kleven Hagen attended studies with Professor Antje Weithaas at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin[3] following many years of studies at Barratt Due Institute of Music.

In 2010 Kleven Hagen won the title Virtuoso performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, and was the winner of "Den norske solistpris" and became the Norwegian participant in Eurovision Young Musicians 2010 where sh came second. That same year she became the first Norwegian finalist in Menuhin Competition where she was awarded the EMCY prize.[4] In 2011 she debuted with Oslo Philharmonic, and has been soloist in Germany, Russia, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Israel, and Norway.

Kleven Hagen is performing on a violin made by C. Bergonzi (Cremona, Italy) made about 1735–40, also known as Kreisler-Bergonzi[5] on loan from Dextra Musica.

Honors[edit]

  • 2010: Winner of Virtuoso[6]
  • 2010: Awarded Den norske solistpris
  • 2010: No 2 in Eurovision Young Musicians[7]
  • 2010: Finalist in the Menuhin competition, as well as winner off the EMCY prize[8]
  • 2011: Awarded Karolineprisen[9]
  • 2013: Awarded Statoil's talent scholarship in classical music[10]
  • 2014: Awarded Arve Tellefsen's Musician Prize[11]
  • 2017: Nominated for the 2017 Spellemannprisen in the category classical music for Fait pleurer les songes together with Marianna Shirinyan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guro Kleven Hagen er Norges yngste konsertmester". Musikkultur (in Norwegian). January 8, 2018. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  2. ^ Bjørhovde, Hilde (January 9, 2018). "Guro Kleven Hagen blir Norges yngste konsertmester". A-magasinet (in Norwegian). Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "Nordic Artists Management artistbiografi". Archived from the original on 2011-08-15. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  4. ^ "EMCY-prisvinnere" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 22 July 2010.
  5. ^ "Dextra Musicas instrumentoversikt" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  6. ^ "Guro årets virtuos" (in Norwegian). 27 March 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Eurovision Young Musicians 2010 Final". Archived from the original on 2014-09-16. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  8. ^ "Prize Winners of the Menuhin Competition Oslo 2010". Retrieved June 2, 2014.
  9. ^ "Lunde Pedersen fikk pris" (in Norwegian). 23 January 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Klassisk musikkstipend-vinner 2013" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Fikk Tellefsens musikerpris" (in Norwegian). 2 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.

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