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Torun Sæter Stavseng
Chamber Music Consultant & Trustee

Torun Sæter Stavseng is a Norwegian cellist with diverse musical interests active as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral leader and teacher. In 2010 she was awarded the Swedish Royal Academy of Music honorary prize after her debut in Britten ́s Cello Symphony with Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In the same year she was awarded the Young Swedish Soloist prize and offered the principal cellist position of Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra.

Torun has formed various ensembles with a broad span of repertoire including Duo TÖ with Swedish pianist Anna Christensson, Tre Voci alongside cellists/ composers Gregor Riddell and Colin Alexander and TrioTaus with close long-term friends, violinist Liv Hilde Klokk and violist Ida Bryhn. She is a member of Cikada Contemporary Ensemble and creative director of KRANTZ Chamber Music Series.

As an orchestral leader she has worked with Royal Opera Stockholm, Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. She is currently teaching cello at the Arctic Conservatory of Music Tromsø (Norway) and plays a cello by Matteo Goffriller (1725) on generous loan from Dextra Musica/ Sparebankstiftelsen. Torun is currently Principal Cello with Aurora Orchestra and Oslo Philharmonic.

Torun Sæter Stavseng
Chamber Music Consultant & Trustee

Torun Sæter Stavseng is a Norwegian cellist with diverse musical interests active as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral leader and teacher. In 2010 she was awarded the Swedish Royal Academy of Music honorary prize after her debut in Britten ́s Cello Symphony with Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In the same year she was awarded the Young Swedish Soloist prize and offered the principal cellist position of Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra.

Torun has formed various ensembles with a broad span of repertoire including Duo TÖ with Swedish pianist Anna Christensson, Tre Voci alongside cellists/ composers Gregor Riddell and Colin Alexander and TrioTaus with close long-term friends, violinist Liv Hilde Klokk and violist Ida Bryhn. She is a member of Cikada Contemporary Ensemble and creative director of KRANTZ Chamber Music Series.

As an orchestral leader she has worked with Royal Opera Stockholm, Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. She is currently teaching cello at the Arctic Conservatory of Music Tromsø (Norway) and plays a cello by Matteo Goffriller (1725) on generous loan from Dextra Musica/ Sparebankstiftelsen. Torun is currently Principal Cello with Aurora Orchestra and Oslo Philharmonic.

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