Sigyn Birkeland

Sigyn Birkeland was principle bassoonist of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra 1992—2008, having previously been a member of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. She is an active soloist and chamber musician, with a particular interest in creating new repertoire for her instrument. Several composers have dedicated new works to her.

Of these, she made the world premiere recordings of Stephen Frost’s concerto for bassoon and orchestra with the Bournemouth symphony orchestra, and of Egil Hovland’s Agnus Dei for bassoon and mixed choir with the Oslo Cathedral Choir.

Go to Top