Rikard Nordraak - Songs and Piano Music | Lawo Classics LWC1119

Rikard Nordraak - Songs and Piano Music


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Label: Lawo Classics

Cat No: LWC1119

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 26th May 2017



Rikard Nordraak was a Norwegian composer and is best known as the composer of the Norwegian national anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet". Performing a selection of his works, this disc is a wonderful introduction to his music.

Helene Wold studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and National Opera Studio in London and since completing her studies has performed as soloist with a number of opera houses in Europe, including the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet and Glyndebourne.

Eugene Asti studied at the Mannes College of Music, New York with Jeannette Haien where he earned his BMus and MA and subsequently studied piano accompaniment with Graham Johnson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he now teaches. One of the foremost accompanists of his generation, he has performed with many great artists including Dame Felicity Lott, Sir Willard White, Sir Thomas Allen, Angelika Kirchschlager, Sarah Connolly, Bryn Terfel and the late Dame Margaret Price.

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