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Eirik Krokfjord (Baritone)

Born: Norway

The Norwegian baritone, Eirik P. Krokfjord, obtained his Masterr of Music degre in classical singing from Norway's Music College, where he studied with Svein Bjørkøy and Folke Bengtsson. Since 2015 he has been a student of Yngve A. Søberg.

Eirik Krokfjord has performed works such as J.S. Bach's Johannes-Passion (BWV 245), George Frideric Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Nelson Messe and Theresienmesse and Monteverdi's Mariavesper, as well as several of J.S. Bach's cantatas at home and abroad, as well as Requiems of W.A. Mozart, Johannes Brahmss, Iver Kleive, Carl Rütti, Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Duruflé, and Passions of Heinrich Schütz and Johann Theile. His solo experience includes work with Det Norske Solistkor (Director: Grete Pedersen), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Oslo Domkor, Ensemble Aksiom and Ensemble LinGon, as well as several performances with the Barokkanerne, and work with conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Grete Pedersen, Rolf Gupta, Svein Rustad and Vivianne Sydnes.

In addition to the extensive experience in church music, Eirik Krokfjord's repertoire extends from dramatic opera to renaissance monochrome - and most recent music, such as Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King, Dominick Argento's The Andrée Expedition and the Prime Minister Christian Michelsen in Kjell Habbestad's opera Karlstad 1905. He has also performed at the Nationaltheatret, Rom for Dans and Semana de Música Antiga in Brazil.

Source: Opere til Folket Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2017)
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Aryeh Oron (November 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

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Works

Herbert Blomstedt

Bass

[V-3] (2017, Audio): BWV 245

Grete Pedersen

Bass

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

Links to other Sites

Eirik P. Krokfjord baryton (Opere til Folket) [Norwegian]


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