Laurens Weinhold
violinist

Norwegian award-winning violinist.

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Laurens Weinhold is a Norwegian award-winning violinist. He enjoys a versatile performing career, playing numerous solo works, concerti, chamber music, contemporary music, and orchestral works every season. He has won first prizes in the National Norwegian Youth Music Competition, Sparre Olsen Competition, and the DNB National Soloist Competition 2014 Fjord Cadenza. Weinhold has collaborated with contemporary composers and premiered works of Ståle Kleiberg, Ragnar Bjerkreim, Janpieter Biesemans and Dániel Péter Biró.

Weinhold is interested in interdisciplinary projects and has worked together with artists such as Kjell Pahr-Iversen , Hagit Yakira, Helge Torvund , PaalHelge Haugen, Sondre Oldereide Michaelsen, Yumiko Ashley and Live Skullerud among others.

Weinhold has received numerous grants, awards, and international scholarships including the Oleg Kagan scholarship from Kuhmo Festival, the Culture Carinthia Grant for participations in the Ossiach Academy on invitation of the members of the Vienna Philharmonic, the Joseph Rosen scholarship for Outstanding Talent at Casalmaggiore Festival 2019 and the highest talent scholarship G9alt for culture from Sparebank 1 SR-Bank.

Weinhold has performed at several international festivals including the ICMF, Fartein Valen Festival, Summit Music Festival, Casalmaggiore Festival, NYCMF, Mozarteum Salzburg, Klara Festival ,Norwegian Organ Festival, Kuhmo Festival, Ravel Festival, Klara Festival , Evmelia Festival, Schiermonnikoog Young Talent Festival and St. Florian Brucknertage among others. His performances have been repeatedly broadcasted by Radio Klara, BBC and NRK.

Weinhold has played in major halls such as the Fartein Valen hall in the Stavanger Concert Hall, the Théâtre de la Monnaie (Brussels), the Town Hall in Kaunas, the Palais Pallavicini in Vienna and the Musikverein.

Weinhold has been a soloist with the Brussels Chamber Orchestra, 1B1, Sandnes Symphony Orchestra, Norwegian Youth Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Young Masters Orchestra, Mainzer Virtuosi, and Kaunas Symphony Orchestra, collaborating with famous conductors such as Rune Bergmann, Jean-Pierre Wallez, Alexander Zemtsov, and Morten Wensberg.

Weinhold is an experienced chamber musician. He has collaborated with, among others, Jakob Koranyi, Erling R. Eriksen, Sveinung Bjelland, Markus Schirmer, Anton Sorokow, Orfeo Mandozzi, Philipp Scheucher, Jie Zhang and Bodil Victoria Arnesen.

In the coming season, Weinhold has his focus on works of Beethoven as a member of the Ålesund String Quartet. In the 2020-2021 season he will record for Toccata Classics.

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2017

January

January 19th
J.S Bach Violin Sonate nr. 3 in C major BWV 1005, Fanny-Hensel Hall, Vienna

January 23th , 19:00 
Wean Schbüün , hardingfele, Vienna Schrammel Music , Bockkeller , Wiener Volksliedwerk

February

February 19th , 18:00  Bru
Concert with Dora Deliyska, Bösendorfer Artist Vienna
Ludvig van Beethoven, Sonata for violin and piano in c-minor op 30 nr 2, Edvard Grieg , Violinsonata op 45 nr 3, Pablo de Sarasate , Airs Eccosais op 34, Bru Kulturbruk, 44/4 Rennesøy

February 18th -20th
Recording Sarasate Air Ecossais, James Scott Skinner, Stavanger with Sondre Oldereide Michaelsen

March

March 10th-18th
International Chamber Music Festival Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands
Program TBA

March 21th, 18:30 
Sibelius, Violin concerto, Szymanowski, Nocturne and Tarantella, Fanny Hensel Saal, Vienna

April

April 13th ,18:00 
J.S Bach Violin Sonate nr. 3 in C major BWV 1005, St. Petri Church Stavanger

April 26th ,18:00 
Sibelius, Violin concerto
Rune Bergmann, conductor
Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra , Kaunas symphonic Hall
http://kaunosimfoninis.lt/event-calendar-1/en/orchestral-music-series-311.html

May

May 11h , 19:30 PM
Ravel, Piano Trio (1914) with Jakob Kullberg and Milan Rabrenovic, Ottohouse, Finnøy, Norway

June

June 11th , Vienna, Rennweg 8
Wean Scbüun

June 28th
Ludvig van Beethoven, Sonata for violin and piano in c-minor op 30 nr 2, Edvard Grieg , Violinsonata op 45 nr 3, Szymanowski, Nocture & Tarantelle, Ravel Trio, Lutoslawski, Vienna

July

July 1st-5th
Turné with Jie Zhang, Norway

July 5th-8th
Schrammel Klang Festival , Litschau

August

September

September 10th, 14:00 PM
Folk Music Concert with Sigrid Kjetilsdotter Jore and Gunnar Stubseid , Gjesdal City, Norway

September 11th-17th
NYCMF concerts with Jakob Kullberg, Sveinung Bjelland, Milan Rabreovic, Raphaëlle Moreau , program TBA, Stavanger, Norway

December

December 22th
Anniversary Concert of Kjell Pahr- Iversen
Kleiberg, Concerto for violin and strings
Conductor, Rune Bergmann, Stavanger

2016

May 2016
May 6th , 6:00 PM
Bruch Scottish Fantasy, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra , Conductor Rune Bergmann
Kaunas Philharmonie Hall

June 2016
June 19th , 15:00 PM
Golden Medal of Merit Ceremony  of Rudolf Pietsch, Austrian Folk Music,  MDW  , Vienna

June 21h, 18:00 PM
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber , Rosenkranzsonate nr 5, with Jakob Mitterer,  Seilerstätte 26, 1010 Vienna

July 2016
July 28th , 19:00  PM
Concert with Eloise Bella Kohn, Beethoven, Grieg and more , Sirdal Church

July 29th, 13:00 PM
Concert with Eloise Bella Kohn, Beethoven, Grieg and more , Stavanger Concert House
http://www.stavanger-konserthus.no/event/foajekonsert-laurens-weinhold-og-eloise-bella-kohn/

July 31st 19:00 PM
Concert with Eloise Bella Kohn, Beethoven, Grieg and more , Molleparken Villa

August 2016
August 7th, 12:00
Haydn String quartet in D-minor  „Fifths“/ Rumanian Dances of Bartok with Jakob Mitterer, Stephanie Drach , Philipp Krylov,  Rozenkranzsonate nr 5 of Biber, Rysstad Church, Norway

August 23rd , 19:30 PM
Concert with Sveinung Bjelland, Beethoven, Grieg and more , Buen-Elvesalen
link: http://www.buenkulturhus.no/forestilling/laurens-weinhold-og-sveinung-bjelland

August 28 th,  19:00 PM
Fartein Valen Festival, Concert with Sveinung Bjelland, Valenstrand Culture Church, Sveio,  Norway
http://program.farteinvalen.no/arrangement/sterkt-og-dissonant/

September 2016
September 11th-17 th
Concerts in Sozopol, Art Gallery, program TBD, Bulgaria

September 19th, 11:00 PM
Concert with Milan Rabrenovic , Gjesdal

September 27th, 19:00 PM
Janacek String Quartet nr 2 „Intimate Letters“  with Lea Hennino, Bruno Philippe and Raphaelle Moreau, atelier Kjell Pahr- Iversen

September 28th 19:30 PM
NYCMF 10th anniversary Concert , Dvorak, Piano Quartet  nr 2 op 87 with Markus Schirmer, Marthe Husum and Christian Poltera, Fartein Valen, Stavanger Concert House http://www.stavanger-konserthus.no/event/nycmf-romantisk-festkveld-og-10-arsjubileum/

September 29th , 19:00 PM
Rising Stars Concert with Legendary Gunnar Stubseid , Norwegian Folk Music and CD presentations (OLGA, Sigrid Kjetilsdotter Jore), Sola Culture House, Norway

September 30th, 19:00 PM
Songs and more, Kleppe Town Hall

October 2016
October 27th, 19:30 PM
Concert with Sveinung Bjelland, Egersund Church, Norway

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