Arctic (Arctic Philharmonic, Elbjørg Hemsing, violin)
A musical journey through a stunningly beautiful region, featuring newly composed music by Jacob Shea and Frode Fjellheim as well as new arrangements and melodies by Ola Gjeillo, James Newton Howard, Selim Palmgren, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Henning Sommerro, Ole Bull and Edvard Grieg.
Sony Classical (2023)
Winner of Opus Klassik 2023 (Klassik ohne Grenzen)
The Sound of the Arctic
(Lyden av Arktis): La Terra Meravigliosa (Arctic Philharmonic): An acoustic atlas and a musical expedition into Norway’s Arctic regions, the Sound of the Arctic is a new work by composer Lasse Thoresen, commissioned by the Arctic Philharmonic and scores for symphony orchestra, string orchestra, and sinfonietta in six movements plus a coda.
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (Arctic Philharmonic, Henning Kraggerud, violin)
Henning Kraggerud joins chief conductor Christian Kluxen and plays Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 as well as Kraggerud’s own compositions “Ragnarok/The Sun’s Daughter”
SIMAX Classics (2021)
Metamorphoses – Beethoven, Kraggerud
Beethoven’s Violin Concerto juxtaposed with Henning Kraggerud’s work, Mantra-Metamophosen and his arrangement of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11 op. 95. Recorded with the Arctic Philharmonic and violinist Henning Kraggerud.
SIMAX Classics (2020)