ABOUT ME

BIO

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. 

RECORDINGS

Duo Cellistica - In Accord, Asker Records

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

Maria Mena - Growing Pains

Under the Wing of the Rock -Oslo Camerata and Soon-Mi Chung, Lindberg Lyd

Truls - Circles 

Louis Spohr - Concertos for two violins - Oslo Camerata, Henning Kraggerud and Øyvind Bjorå, NAXOS

ENSEMBLES

TRIO TURMO

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.

TIMANI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA​

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.

DUO CELLISTICA

Cathy Donnelly and Ragnhild Sannes plays duets for two celli. Their new EP can soon be heard at Spotify and Tidal.

THE  FACTS

2007-2011

Bachelor of music performance,

Barratt Due Institute of Music

2011-2014

Master of music performance,

Norwegian Academy of Music

+ Barratt Due Institute of Music

2014-2017

Timaniteacher certification,

the Timani Academy

2019 

Brainspotting, phase 1

BSPUK

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.

@2020 by Ragnhild Sannes, photos by: Ada Miko/Benjamin Bargård/Arne Kleiva/Oda Hveem