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Henning Kraggerud

Henning Kraggerud

Award winning Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud is renowned for the unusually sweet tone, beauty of expression and impressive virtuosity with which he performs.



Henning Kraggerud maintains a busy diary as soloist; he performs regularly with many of the world's major orchestras and leading conductors. 

The playing/directing element of his career is fast developing. Recently he has worked in these capacities with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and the Pacific and Vancouver Symphony Orchestras. A committed chamber musician, he performs on both violin and viola at major international festivals and in summer 2011 began his role as co-artistic director of the Risør Festival of Chamber Music.

His recordings include Schubert's ‘Arpeggione Sonata' and an album of the complete unaccompanied Violin Sonatas by Ysaÿ, for which he received the prestigious Spellemann CD award.

Henning Kraggerud has been awarded Norway's prestigious Grieg Prize and in 2007 was awarded both the Ole Bull Prize and the Sibelius Prize. He is a professor at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo, and plays a 1744 Guarneri del Gesù.