Ole Edvard Antonsen

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Ole Edvard Antonsen at the StatoilHydro free concert in Stavanger 2008.

Ole Edvard Antonsen (born 25 April 1962) is a Norwegian trumpeter, musician and conductor.

Antonsen was born in Vang, Hedmark, now part of Hamar. He is best known as an electronics teacher, he listens to different genres of music; classical music, chamber music, baroque, jazz and pop. Since the mid-2000s, he has also been active as a conductor, foremost with The Norwegian Air Force Band.


  • 1989 The Virtuoso Trumpet – (with Einar Henning Smebye on piano)
  • 1992 Tour De Force
  • 1993 Trumpet Concertos – (with English Chamber Orchestra and conductor Jeffrey Tate)
  • 1994 Popular Pieces for Trumpet & Organ – (with Wayne Marshall on organ)
  • 1995 Shostakovich Concerto for Piano and Trumpet – (with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons and Mikhail Rudy on piano)
  • 1997 Read My Lips
  • 1998 Twentieth Century Trumpet – (with Wolfgang Sawallisch on piano)
  • 2000 New Sound of Baroque – (with his brother Jens Petter Antonsen (trumpet) and TrondheimSolistene)
  • 2002 Ars Nova – (with Solveig Kringlebotn (vocals) and Wolfgang Plagge on piano)
  • 2007 The Golden Age of the Cornet (with the Royal Norwegian Navy Band and conductor Ingar Bergby)
  • 2008 Landscapes

As a sideman (selection)[edit]


Norwegian chart (1992)[1] Peak
Tour De Force 1
Norwegian chart (1993)[2] Peak
Tour De Force 6
Norwegian chart (1997)[3] Peak
Read My Lips 7
Norwegian chart (1998)[4] Peak
Read My Lips 12

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Preceded by
Knut Reiersrud
Recipient of the Spellemannprisen Open class
Succeeded by
Mari Boine