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Ditte Marie Bræin (Soprano)

Born: 1985 - Kristiansund, Norway

The Norwegian soprano, Ditte Marie Bræin, was born into a musical family from Kristiansund and the surrounding area. She is the daughter of clarinetist Hans Christian Bræin, granddaughter of composer Edvard Fliflet Bræin, great granddaughter of composer / organist / conductor Edvard Bræin and backstage granddaughter of composer / organist Christian Bræin. She received her education at the Norwegian Music School with Svein Bjørkøy and Randi Stene and completed her studies in 2015.

After her studies, Ditte Marie Bræin could have auditioned singing in the Det Norske Solistkor (Director: Grete Pedersen). In 2013 she was already one of the soloists in George Frideric Handel's Messiah at a performance in Moss . Her fame stretches out to Vietnam, where she also sang G.F. Handel's oratorio. On May 17, 2015 (May 17, the national holiday in Norway) she gave a concert in Ålesund, with works by Rikard Nordraak, Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Edvard Grieg and Edvard Fliflet Bræin. Of the latter, Kantate til Ålesunds 100-års jubileum celebrated her premiere. Her voice can be heard in a work by Per Nørgård (Julens Glæde, Himmelfalden) on BIS Records.


Source: Norwegian Wikipedia Website (January 2016), English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2017); Ditte Marie Bræin profile on Facebook
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (November 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Grete Pedersen

Soprano

[C-2] (2015-2017): BWV 227, BWV 225

Grete Pedersen

Soprano

Member of Det Norske Solistkor:
[C-2] (2015-2017): BWV 118, BWV 225-230

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Ditte Marie Bræin (Wikipedia) [Norwegian]
Ditte Marie Bræin on Facebook


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