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Geir Henning Braaten

Geir Henning Braaten

Geir Henning Braaten


Geir Henning Braaten (1944) is one of Norway's most active and significant pianists. He studied at the Conservatory of Music under Magne Elvestrand and Nicolai Dirdal until his debut in 1966. Later he studied in Paris for six years under Yvonee Lefebure, in Vienna under Bruno Seidlhofer, and in Spain. In 1967 he won first prize in the Princess Astrid Competition for young Norwegion pianists; he also won first medal in the Concurso Maria Canals in Barcelona (1972), and was a prizewinner in the Concours Debussy in St.Germain-en-Laye in 1977. Read more on Last.fm
Geir Henning Braaten (1944) is one of Norway's most active and significant pianists. He studied at the Conservatory of Music under Magne Elvestrand and Nicolai Dirdal until his debut in 1966. Later he studied in Paris for six years under Yvonee Lefebure, in Vienna under Bruno Seidlhofer, and in Spain. In 1967 he won first prize in the Princess Astrid Competition for young Norwegion pianists; he also won first medal in the Concurso Maria Canals in Barcelona (1972), and was a prizewinner in the Concours Debussy in St.Germain-en-Laye in 1977. Braaten is much in demand.

He appears regularly as a soloist with the Norwegian symphony orchestras and frequently performs on Norwegian radio and television. He has also toured extensively both Norway and most European countries, the USA, the Middle East as well as a number of Asian countries, including Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He is a keen supporter of contemporary Norwegian music, and a number of Norwegian composers have written works especially for him. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..

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