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Ian Marcus Bjørsvik

The young tenor Ian Marcus Bjørsvik from the island of Askøy sings the Hunter in our Rusalka spring 2023.

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.

Summer 2022 he attended our academy Opera by the fjord, and received NOK 100.000 as a scholarship from GC Rieber Fondene.

Updated March 2023

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

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