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Elisabeth Turmo - Violin


Elisabeth was invited to appear as a soloist with the Arctic Philharmonic in April 2014, under the direction of conductor Christian Lindberg. She was also invited to solo with and lead the Oslo Chamber Orchestra in autumn 2014. In February 1st 2015 Elisabeth appeared as a soloist in the Norwegian Opera House with Barratt Due Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Dietrich Paredes. Elisabeth also played Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Toppen International Festival Orchestra under the direction of conductor Nicholas Carthy in July 2012.

Elisabeth was admitted for Master in Performance at the Royal College of Music in London where she started her study in September 2015. Elisabeth was born in 1993 and started to play the violin when she was 7 years old with teacher Trond Wika. At the age of 12 Elisabeth became one of the youngest students ever to be admitted to the Young Talents Program at the conservatory in Trondheim. There she studied with Professor Bjarne Fiskum. In autumn 2009 Elisabeth was admitted to the prestigious talent program «conservatory class» at Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo. In autumn 2011, she commenced her bachelor studies at Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo with professor Detlef Hahn.

As a soloist she has performed on festivals such as Stift festival in Holland, Astona International Music Festival in Switzerland, Kon Tiki Music Festival in Oslo, Toppen International Music Festival, Valdres Music Festival, Nordland Music Festweek. In November 2012 Elisabeth and her trio received first prize in the National Norwegian Youth Competition in Oslo.

Elisabeth also plays the Norwegian National Instrument, the Hardanger Fiddle, and has studied it with professor Arne Viken.

submission November 2015