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Christian Ihle Hadland has estab­lished himself as a true craftsman of the piano, a musician whose del­icate, refined playing and individu­al touch have led him to the most prestigious stages in the world.
  Christian came to international at­tention in 2011 as a BBC New Gen­eration Artist. As an NGA he per­formed with all four of the BBC’s symphony orchestras and broad­cast solo and chamber recitals for the corporation in London. He also made his debut at the BBC Proms in London where he was praised by critics for his ‘pearly’ and ‘oth­erwordly’ sound.
  Christian was born in Stavanger in 1983 and received his first pian lessons at the age of eight. At the age of eleven he entered the Ro­galand Music Conservatory, and in 1999 began lessons with Pro­fessor Jiri Hlinka, both privately and at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo. He made his profes­sional concerto debut at the age of 15 with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK). He has since performed with all the major or­chestras in Scandinavia including the Swedish Radio and Danish National Symphony Orchestras, and the Royal Stockholm, Helsinki and Oslo Philharmonics and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. In the UK he has appeared as a so­loist with the Hallé Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Manchester Camerata, in ad­dition to his work with the BBC orchestras.
  Christian is highly sought after as a chamber musician. He has been Artistic Director of the Interna­tional Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger, his hometown, since 2010 and is a frequent guest at Wigmore Hall. Christian has per­formed at the BBC Proms Cham­ber Music Series and in 2015 gave a three-week tour of Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and mezzo soprano Susan Gra­ham. In 2006, he performed with soprano Renée Fleming at the No­bel Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo.

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Works for Cello and Piano
Amalie Stalheim
Mozart/Danzi/Beethoven for Piano and Winds
Christian Ihle Hadland
Poulenc Concertos
Norwegian Radio Orchestra