As a cello soloist, Norwegian Amalie Stalheim has performed with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Südwestdeutches Kammerorkester, Symphony Orchestra of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, and several orchestras in Norway and Sweden.
During the last season, Stalheim played the Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto no 1 with Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Elgars Cello concerto with Gothenburg University Orchestra, Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations with Bergen Philharmonich Youth Orchestra, Dvořák’s Cello concerto with Bergen University Orchestra and with St Matteus Symphony Orchestra.
Born into a musical family, music was a natural choice of path for cellist Amalie Stalheim. She started playing the cello when she was 6 years old at Bergen Culture School, and later she continued her studies at Barratt Due Music Institute.
Amalie was chosen to be “Young Swedish Soloist 2016” at Scenkonst Sörmland, and was invited to give a solo recital at Julita Mansion in Sweden together with pianist David Huang. Amalie is a 1st-prize winner of the Ljunggren Music Competition (2015), 1st-prize winner of the Young Musician Competition (2012) in Norway, and winner of numerous prizes and scholarships at international festivals and competition. In 2016, Stalheim was nominated for the Norwegian Statoil Prize.
Over the last years, Amalie Stalheim has played as a “Young Artist” to Norwegian Youth Chamber Music Festival and Lyckå Chamber Music Festival. Musicians she has performed with includes Staffan Scheja, Alexandar Madzar, Antje Weithaas, Anton Sorokow and Ingrid Andsnes. Amalie plays on a Swedish cello built by Peter Westerlund in 2016.