Ole Kristian Ruud

Born 2 October 1959
Ole Kristian Ruud
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1959-10-02
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Ole Kristian Ruud

Ole Kristian Ruud Biography (Wikipedia)

Ole Kristian Ruud (born 2 October 1958) is a Norwegian conductor.

Ruud was born in Lillestrøm. He studied clarinet with Richard Kjelstrup at the Norwegian Academy of Music. He studied conducting at the Sibelius Academy and made his debut in Oslo with the National theater. Ruud was principal conductor of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra from 1987-1995 and of the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra from 1996-1999. In 1999, he became one of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra's artistic directors, specializing in Norwegian repertoire. He has been professor of conducting at the Norwegian Academy of Music since 1999.

In 1992, he was awarded the Grieg Prize, and in 1993 conducted Edvard Grieg's complete incidental music to Peer Gynt with the Philharmonia Orchestra in London's Royal Festival Hall. In 2005, he completed recording the complete orchestral works of Grieg with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, for BIS records.

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Jean Sibelius
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op 43
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Symphony no 2 in D major, Op 43
Johan Halvorsen
Norwegian Rhapsody no 1 in A minor
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Norwegian Rhapsody no 1 in A minor
Edvard Grieg
Norwegian Dance No 1, Op 35
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Norwegian Dance No 1, Op 35
Edvard Grieg
Rigaudon from Holberg suite, Op.40
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Rigaudon from Holberg suite, Op.40
Edvard Grieg
Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) (Op.35 No.1) [orig for piano duet]
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Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) (Op.35 No.1) [orig for piano duet]
Edvard Grieg
Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 3
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Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 3
Johan Svendsen
Carnival in Paris - Overture/Episode for orchestra (Op.9)
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Carnival in Paris - Overture/Episode for orchestra (Op.9)
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 (Op. 46)
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Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 (Op. 46)
Edvard Grieg
Lyric suite for orchestra from Lyric Pieces (Book 5)
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Lyric suite for orchestra from Lyric Pieces (Book 5)
Edvard Grieg
Solveig's Song (Peer Gynt, Op 23)
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Solveig's Song (Peer Gynt, Op 23)
Edvard Grieg
Homage (Sigurd Jorsalfar)
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Homage (Sigurd Jorsalfar)
Sigurd Lie
Symphony in A minor
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Symphony in A minor

Symphony in A minor

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Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Grieg
Gammelnorsk Romance met Variasjoner (Op.51) (1890, orch 1900)
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Gammelnorsk Romance met Variasjoner (Op.51) (1890, orch 1900)
Edvard Grieg
Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner / Old Norwegian Melody with Variations, Op 51
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Gammelnorsk romanse med variasjoner / Old Norwegian Melody with Variations, Op 51
Geirr Tveitt
A Hundred Folk-tunes from Hardanger - Suite No.1 Nos. 1-3
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A Hundred Folk-tunes from Hardanger - Suite No.1 Nos. 1-3
Johan Svendsen, Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Ole Kristian Ruud
Festpolonese, Op 12
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Festpolonese, Op 12

Festpolonese, Op 12

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Johan Svendsen
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Edvard Grieg
Solveig's Cradle song (Peer Gynt)
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Solveig's Cradle song (Peer Gynt)
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