Kompani Opera Mobile will premiere our new opera, “Elskede”, in Oslo on the 17th of August. A story from the 2nd world war will meet music by Jean-Philippe Rameau. Welcome!
Yngvild Vivja Haaland Ruud (b 1990, Norway) is a classical accordion player. She started playing piano at de age of 5, and found her way to the accordion when she was 7 – music has been an important part of her life ever since.
Her passion for contemporary music has led to collaborations with exciting composers of today, and she is frequently performing both with solo and chamber music repertoire. Yngvild also feels a deep connection with music from the baroque era, and is curious about how this music can be presented on such a young instrument as the accordion. Furthermore she is involved in a number of ensembles, exploring sounds and moving between genres.
Educated from The Royal Danish Academy of Music and Sibelius Academy (Master of Music), Yngvild has won numerous prizes both nationally and internationally, such as the 3rd price in the international “Arrasate Hiria” competition for soloists in Spain in 2012. But, most important for Yngvild is to follow her dream – sharing wonderful music with a passionate audience. That is not a competition – it’s a question of being present.