Ragnhild Sannes gained her Masters degree at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo, with her teacher Bjørn Solum from the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. She is an active chamber musician with several ensembles in Norway and Europe. She has recently played concerts with her trio, Trio Turmo, at the annual Grieg in Bergen festival, as well as performed quartet music by Ketil Hvoslef at Fespillene i Bergen. She is this fall looking forward to travel to Basel, Switzerland to record a CD with Sarah Chaksad, together with her string quartet. In spring 2019 she was invited to play with the Vonnegut Collective from Manchester, and they will perform in Bergen in october and are planning a tour in 2020. Ragnhild is a founding member of Timani Chamber Orchestra and will in 2020 have a release tour to celebrate their new CD-recording with Hildegunn Øiseth, Torun Eriksen, Sarah Chaksad and many more. Ragnhild has played with ensembles like Oslo Camerata, the Trondheim Soloists, Ensemble Allegria, Opera Bergen and the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. As well as being an active performer, Ragnhild loves to teach, and are specializing in combining traditional teaching with Timani and coaching.
Ketil Hvoslef - String Quartet no. 1 and no. 2, LAWO
Timani Chamber Orchestra+Sarah Chaksad, Timani Records
Ketil Hvoslef - String Quartet no. 3, LAWO
Knut Waage - Bumerang, LAWO
Trio Turmo is a newly founded, young string trio in Norway. Elisabeth Turmo on violin, Elin Marie Christensen on viola and Ragnhild Sannes on cello. You can read more here.
The Timani Chamber Orchestra is a string orchestra with only Timani teachers as their members. They are currently in the process of creating their first CD with Sarah Chaksad, Hildegunn Øiseth, Torun Eriksen, Øyunn and more. Read more here.
Cathy Donnelly and Ragnhild Sannes plays duets for two celli. Their new EP can soon be heard at Spotify and Tidal.
Bachelor of music performance,
Barratt Due Institute of Music
Master of music performance,
Norwegian Academy of Music
+ Barratt Due Institute of Music
the Timani Academy
Brainspotting, phase 1
THE FUN FACTS
Favourite animal is cat.
Favourite drink is green tea.
Favourite colours are pink, blue and yellow.
Favourite social media is Instagram.
Favourite book is Harry Potter.
Favourite food is Japanese.
Favourite city is Brighton..
Favourite treat is chocolate.