Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald

Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald | NOR | *1989
Simply Quartet | Violoncello

Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald was born in Oslo, Norway. He received his master degree with Prof. Truls Mørk and Prof. Aage Kvalbein from the Norwegian Academy of Music in 2014. Currently he lives in Vienna, where he studies chamber music with Prof. Johannes Meissl at the Joseph Haydn Department of Chamber Music at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

He has performed chamber music with many renowned artists. At the chamber music competition at The Norwegian Academy of Music he was awarded two first prices.

Occasionally Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald plays as a guest player in Oslo and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestras, the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the chamber orchestra Ensemble Allegria. He has participated in festivals such as Arts Festival of North Norway, Risør Chamber Music Festival, The International Holland Music Sessions, Aurora Chamber Music festival and Norwegian Youth Chamber Music Festival.

For many years Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald was a member of the contemporary music ensemble Aksiom based in Oslo, where he has collaborated with some of the most promising contemporary composers of his generation.


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