Ketil Haugsand

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Ketil Haugsand
Birth name Ketil Are Haugsand
Born (1947-06-13) 13 June 1947 (age 69)
Origin Norway
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Musician, conductor
Instruments Harpsichord
Labels Simax Classics, Virgin Veritas

Ketil Are Haugsand (born 13 June 1947 in Norway) is a Norwegian harpsichordist and conductor.[1]


Haugsand started his musical studies in Trondheim and Oslo, and later studied in Prague and Haarlem. In 1973 he received his solo diploma, and in 1975 he was awarded the Prix d'Excellence at the Amsterdam conservatory, where he studied under Gustav Leonhardt.[2]

Haugsand is now a world-renowned harpsichordist and has toured extensively in Europe, Israel and the United States. Major recordings include Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations and several recordings with the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra. Professor of music at the Norwegian Academy of Music from 1974 to 1995, and 1994 to 1995. From 1995 professor at the Hochschule für Musik (Academy of Music) in Cologne, Germany.[1][3]


As soloist
Chamber music


  1. ^ a b "Ketil Haugsand". Biography. Store Norske Leksikon. 2 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Sherman, Bernard D. (25 September 2003). Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers. Oxford University Press US. p. 194. ISBN 978-0-19-516945-4. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ketil Haugsand - Biography". 2002-10-12. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  4. ^ "Ketil Haugsand". Discography. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 

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