Award winning cellist, Amalie Stalheim (b. 1993) has appeared as soloist with orchestras including Gulbenkian Orquestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, among others.
Amalie has collaborated with conductors such as Edward Gardner, Dalia Stasevska, Patrik Ringborg, Okko Kamu, Anna-Maria Helsing, Nuno Coelho, Stanislav Kochanovsky.
In addition to performing the traditional cello concertos, Amalie is frequently playing and also commissioning new written music from the 21st century. In the upcoming seasons, she will perform and record five new commissioned cello concertos, dedicated to her, written by top female and male composers in Scandinavia.
As an enthusiastic chamber musician, Amalie has collaborated with Janine Jansen, Yo-Yo Ma, Leif Ove Andsnes, Kathryn Stott, Christian Ihle Hadland, Polina Leschenko, Benjamin Schmid, Lars Anders Tomter.
Amalie is the winner of the Swedish Soloist Price 2018. Stalheim has been awarded prizes and scholarships from international festivals and foundations, such as “Firmenich Prize” at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland.
During the season 2018-2020, Amalie Stalheim was “Artist in Residence” at the Swedish Radio Classical music channel, P2.
Amalie Stalheim plays on a cello built by F. Ruggieri (1687) generously lent to her by Anders Sveaas Foundation in Norway.