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Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald

Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1989. He received his master degree with Prof. Truls Mørk and Prof. Aage Kvalbein from the Norwegian Academy of Music in 2014. Currently he lives in Vienna, where he studies chamber music with Prof. Johannes Meissl at the Joseph Haydn Department of Chamber Music at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
 He has taken master classes with Torleif Thedéen, Gavriel Lipkind, Lluis Claret, Dmitry Ferschtman, Maria Kliegel, and Frans Helmerson.



Ivan Valentin has performed chamber music with Lars Anders Tomter, Torleif Thedéen, Liza Ferschtman, Henri Demarquette, Jean-Pierre Wallez and Are Sandbakken. He has got two first prices in the chamber music competition at The Norwegian Academy of Music. Important chamber music teachers have been Hatto Beyerle, Lars Anders Tomter, Are Sandbakken, Leif Ove Andsnes, Jens Harald Bratlie, Avedis Kouyoumdjian, Andrew Manze and the Vertavo String Quartet.

Ivan Valentin was for many years member of the contemporary music ensemble, Aksiom, based in Oslo, where he has collaborated with some of the most promising contemporary composers of his generation.



Ivan Valentin plays on occasion as guest player in Oslo and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestras, the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the chamber orchestra Ensemble Allegria. He has participated in festival and such as Arts Festival of North Norway, Risør Chamber Music Festival, The International Holland Music Sessions, Aurora Chamber Music festival and Norwegian Youth Chamber Music Festival.

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