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Ian Marcus Bjørsvik

The young tenor Ian Marcus Bjørsvik from the island of Askøy will sing the role as Tamino at our Summer Academy 2024

The young Norwegian tenor Ian Marcus Bjørsvik (born 1992) from Askøy finishing spring 2021 his studies at Langhaugen Upper Secondary School in Bergen, with Tore Johannessen as his song teacher. He has attended the young talent programme GUT (Griegakademiets Unge Talenter) with Hilde Haraldsen Sveen, and also sings in Solistkoret UNG, a chorus for 12 of the best singers under 25 years in Norway.

He has already been a solist in several concerts, among them Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle, and Charpentier’s Messe de minuit pour Noël, both in 2020.

From autumn 2021 he is a student at The Royal Danish Academy of Music (Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium) in Copenhagen, with Marianne Rørholm.

Both summer 2022 and 2023 he attended our academy Opera by the fjord, and this summer (2024) he will sing the role as Tamino in The Magis Flute there. And the first year he was attending (2022) he received NOK 100.000 as a scholarship from GC Rieber Fondene.

Spring 2023 he was the Hunter in our Rusalka, directed by Àlex Ollé, and in December he returned, then as one of the five chosen soloists for the concert Triple Mozart.

Updated May 2024

Listen to Ian Marcus Bjørsvik in the song «Muoviti Amore» from Boccaccio’s Decameron, here with music by Tyrone Landau:

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Running period: 24-24/03


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