Ida Klokk-Bryhn

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Ida Bryhn

The violist Ida Bryhn is from Oslo and received her first musical training at Barratt Due Musikkinstitutt. From the autumn of 2013, Ida began her involvement as a professor at the Royal College of Music in London at the same time as she started teaching at Barratt Due. Ida works as a solo violist in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and is also a regular guest with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Amsterdam Sinfonietta. Ida is also the artistic director of Gloppen Musikkfest.

Ida has worked as a solo violist in the Philharmonia Orchestra in London under chief conductor Esa Pekka Salonen. With the Philharmonia, she has toured the world and visited most major concert halls in Europe and the USA. She has been a guest at a number of festivals in Norway and abroad. Blue. Verbier festival, Ravinia outside Chicago, IMS Prusia Cove, Risør chamber music festival, Oslo chamber music festival, Ultima festival, Festspillene in Bergen, Hardanger and Elverum as well as the winter festival games on Røros. Ida also has guest appearances with the Razumovsky ensemble in London, the Diamond ensemble in Copenhagen and the London Philharmonic's chamber music series in Wigmore Hall. As solo violist, she has visited the Stockholm Philharmonic, the Oslo Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Nordica and the Oslo Broadcasting Orchestra.

She has held master classes at the Royal College of Music in London, the Accademie Musicale de Morges in Switzerland, the University of Gothenburg, the Hanoi State Academy, summer courses at Voksenåsen and the Valdres Sommersymfoni. Ida has been a soloist with several Norwegian orchestras, including the Oslo Philharmonic and KORK. As a Fulbright scholar, Ida has studied at the New England Conservatory in Boston with Kim Kashkashian as teacher. She has received support from the Wilhelmsen Foundation and the Norway-America Association. Ida Bryhn was awarded the Shell prize in 2008. She plays on a viola made by the brothers G&F Grancino from about 1665, loaned to her from the Sparebankstiftelsen Dextra Musica.


Photo: Bård Gundersen (DNK)