Established musicians who play instruments in the Dextra Musica instrument collection.
Øystein Birkeland is well established as one of Norway’s most prominent cellists. He has an interest in a broad range of musical genres. Throughout his career, he has performed with leading orchestras such as the Oslo Philharmonic, the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, The Moscow Soloists, and The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
Øystein Sonstad (b. 1970) is among the most popular of Norwegian cellists. He is a solo cellist in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and previously had the same position in the National Radio Broadcasting Orchestra. He is a member of the Oslo String Quartet and of The Diamond Ensemble. He is also active as a composer.
Øyvind Bjorå, (b. 1974) is a versatile violinist who has distinguished himself as a leader of orchestral ensembles. He currently leads the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra. (Photo by: Nikolaj Lund)
Øyvind Gimse is Artistic Director of the Trondheim Soloists. Six Grammy nominations and two Grammy Awards crowns his four major recordings with the Trondheim Soloists, as well as orchestra tours from South America to Japan. He has conducted several symphony orchestras. (Photo by: Sven Erik Knoff)
Øyvor Volle (b. 1970) teaches violin and chamber music at Högskolan för scen och musik. She has been employed as concertmaster in the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, and is the 1st concertmaster at the Gothenburg Opera. She is also a co-founded the Vertavo Quartet. (Photo by: Thilo Stengel)