Friday 23 to Sunday 25 June 2017
Ingeborg Christophersen (b. 1985) has received the Norwegian Society of Musicians "Musician of the Year" award and has won the Young Musicians Competition multiple times.
In 2012 she was awarded the Government Grant for Artists two-year work scholarship for younger and newly established artists, and in 2013 she was one of four nominated for Statoil's talent scholarship in classical music which is worth NOK 1 million. Christophersen has performed as soloist with leading orchestras, including the Orchestra of the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.
In 2006 she competed successfully in "Kjempesjansen", a talent competition sponsored by arranged by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), and in 2009 she had a leading role at the National Theatre as herself, both as musician and actor, in "Salong", which received a Hedda Award nomination for "Best Stage Performance".
She has had projects with Concerts Norway in Norway and Bangladesh and has given concerts and conducted master classes in Paraguay with Trondheim Barokk. Ingeborg Christophersen has Master's degrees both as recorder player and harpsichordist following studies at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Southern Denmark, and the Conservatory of Amsterdam.
Today she is a busy freelancer on both instruments as soloist and chamber musician in Norwegian baroque and chamber ensembles, including The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and Oslo Camerata. In addition, she serves as organist at Nesodden Church. She has received support from the Fegersten Foundation, Jansons Legat, and the Idella Foundation.
Ingeborg is featured as a recorder soloist in the two recordings "Totally Telemann" and "Recordare Venezia" with the Norwegian baroque ensemble Barokkanerne (LAWO Classics).