Eivind Gullberg Jensen

Eivind Gullberg Jensen

Conductor

Equally at home on the concert platform as the opera house, Gullberg Jensen’s highlights from last season saw him make his made his debuts at Festival d'Aix-en-Provence conducting a new Simon McBurney production of The Rake’s Progress, at the Wiener Staatsoper with Tosca, Opéra de Lille with Der fliegende Holländer and Royal Scottish National Symphony Orchestra. He returned to the Hamburger Symphoniker, Ulster Orchestra, and Philharmonia Orchestra.

About Eivind Gullberg Jensen

Gullberg Jensen has previously conducted orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Münchner Philharmoniker, Oslo and Royal Stockholm philharmonic orchestras, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, Orchestre de Paris, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich. Over recent seasons, he has worked with soloists such as Leif Ove Andsnes, Truls Mørk, Helene Grimaud, Gautier Capuçon, Sol Gabetta, Alban Gerhardt, Hilary Hahn, Gabriela Montero, Emmanuel Pahud, Yefim Bronfman, Alexander Toradze, Vadim Repin, Viktoria Mullova, Renaud Capuçon, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Mari Eriksmoen, Charlotte Hellekant, Albert Dohmen to name but a few.

In the opera world, this season he returned to Wiener Staatsoper with La bohème. Previous operatic performances include appearances at Wiener Staatsoper with Tosca, Opéra de Lille with Der fliegende Holländer, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma with RusalkaFestival d'Aix-en-Provence and Finnish National Opera Rake’s Progress, English National Opera with Janáček’s Jenůfa, a double-bill of Il tabarro and Djamileh (directed by David Pountney and Christopher Alden) in Lyon, Il corsaro and Rusalka for Opernhaus Zürich, Fidelio with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Bayerische Staatsoper and as part of the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, as well as Rusalka, Eugene Onegin and La bohème (in Stefan Herheim's production) at Den Norske Opera.

The 2017/18 season sees Gullberg Jensen return to the Hamburger Symphoniker, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, Ulster Orchestra, Kristiansand Symfoniorkester, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento, and make his first appearances with Noord Nederlands Orkest, Janáček Philharmonic, and Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá.

Eivind Gullberg Jensen studied conducting in Stockholm with the legendary Jorma Panula, and in Vienna with Leopold Hager. Previously he studied violin and musical theory in Trondheim, Norway.

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