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Octubatour coming up!

Exactly 10 years since I played my first recital at Moores School of music in Houston, Texas, I’ll be back Oct 27. Here is a recording from the last concert: Oct 29 I’ll be playing again with the fabulous Houston Symphonic Band. This time we will do a …

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Baadsvik voted one of top ten brass players in history

Baadsvik amongst the top ten brass players in history. Voted by the Classic FM readers.

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New agency

From May 1 2015, Øystein Baadsvik has a new general agency. Please contact Ovation AS for inquiries. More details here.

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2.771.584 views on Youtube

Baadsvik’s concert videos are pr June 30 2014 watched close to 3 million times on Youtube. The videos captures live performances with Taiwan National Philharmonic Orchestra, Trondheim Soloists in Norway and on recital tours in the USA. Baadsvik plays m …

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Harvesting Ghosts on New CD

One of today’s foremost exponents of his instrument, the Norwegian tubist Øystein Baadsvik is also an untiring champion when it comes to expanding the tuba repertoire. Himself a composer/arranger whose work can be heard on several of his previous nine …

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Øystein teaching on NRKs Meisterklasse

Øystein baadsvik underviser de to unge tubatalentene Sebastian Lamberg Torjusen og Ingunn Hammerseth i NRK sin nye TV serie Meisterklasse. (english translation at the end)

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What is your favorite Baadsvik cd?

Take the new facebook poll: What is your favorite Baadsvik CD?

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Snowflakes – new CD

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The best of International and Scandinavian Christmas music in all new arrangements for tuba solo, symphony orchestra and women’s choir.

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Success with Panda in Love

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Baadsvik’s premiere performance of Christian Lindberg’s tuba concerto "Panda in Love" was met with standing ovations and stunning reviews. "Christian Lindberg is an accomplished composer and "Panda in Love" turned out to be something more than a tuba concerto. It was a true adventure of sounds, a jungle of impression where the panda sings, plays and falls in love with a deep, hearty voice over a great landscape of sonorities.

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T-shirt

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Make a statement –  get the new Fnugg T-shirt! Øystein's hugely popular composition Fnugg is played by hundreds of tubists around the world. We celebrate the ten years anniversary of the composition with a brand new T-shirt! Message of …

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NEW CD – 20th Century Tuba Concertos

Out now, A must have CD for tubists and others with interest in the classic tuba literature. Øystein Baadsvik – Singapore Symphony Orchestra – Anne Manson Ralph Vaughan Williams – John Williams Alexander Arutiunian – Torbjörn Iwan Lundquist

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Aho CD – Critics’ Choice in Gramophone

Baadsvik’s recording of Kalevi Aho tuba concerto was awarded Critics’Choice in Gramophone December 07, one of the worlds most prestigious music magazines.

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New CD – Prelude, FNUGG and Riffs

Baadsvik releases new solo CD on BIS with the Swedish Wind Orchestra conducted by Christian Lindberg.

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Fnugg Blue – over 100.000 views on YouTube

Fnugg Blue viewed more than 100.000 times on YouTube.

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New live video

Live performance of Vittorio Monti’s Czardas with string orchestra Trondheim Soloists.

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Baadsvik composes tuba concerto

The Swedish Nordic Chamber Orchestra has commissioned a tuba concerto by Øystein Baadsvik. The world premiere will take place March 19 2009. Conductor is Christian Lindberg.

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Four solo CDs during 2006

During 2006 Øystein recorded no less than four solo CD´s with orchestras such as the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Swedish Wind Orchestra.

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New CD -Kalevi Aho

Baadsvik releases new CD in February with tuba concerto by Finnish composer Kalevi Aho. Kalevi Aho: Tuba and Contrabassoon Concertos Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra (2000-01) Øystein Baadsvik, tuba; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra / Mats Rondin Concerto for Contrabassoon and Orchestra (2004-05) Lewis Lipnick, contrabassoon; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Litton

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Full house at Carnegie Hall

December 13 -06, Baadsvik played for a large crowd in Carnegie Hall, New York. The New York Concert Review writes: The large audience hung on every note (and there were lots of them) of this extraordinary performance by the virtuoso tuba player Øystein …

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Danzas – new CD

On his previous disc for BIS, Tuba Carnival, Øystein Baadsvik showed that ‘anything a violin can do, a tuba can do too’, as the reviewer in British Daily Telegraph put it.

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Recording in Stockholm

Baadsvik is recording with Swedish Wind Orchestra in Stockholm. Conductor: Christian Lindberg

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Tomorrow it’s time to go to America again!
The 2017 April US tour begins in Louisiana and takes me to Mississippi, Texas and Kansas where I will perform solo recitals, a concert with wind symphony and give master classes to brass students as well as audiences of entire music departments.
Detailed schedule below.

For Octubatour requests (Oct 23 - Nov 10), please contact: danmcdanielmanagement@gmail.com

April 4-6
Southeastern Louisiana University
Contact: Brian Gallion brian.gallion@selu.edu
Tue 4
2-3 PM Master Class with brass students - Physics of playing a brass instrument
Wed 5
2:00 PM Master Class with tuba/euphonium studio
Thu 6
2:00PM Master Class with all music school students (Interpretation of music - why is that necessary, and how to approach it)
7:30PM Evening Concert with Wind Symphony

April 8
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Contact: Richard Human richard.human@gmail.com
3:30-5:30PM Tuba-Euphonium Master Class (Music Building C)
7:30PM Recital (Harrison Auditorium)

April 9-10
University of Southern Mississippi
Contact: Richard Perry richard.h.perry@usm.edu
Sun 9
7:30 PM Evening Recital
Mon 10
9:00 AM Master Class

April 11-12
Texas Tech University
Contact: Kevin Wass kevin.wass@ttu.edu
Tue 11
5-6 PM Brass clinic at School of Music
7-9 PM Tuba and Euphonium master class at Legacy Event Center
Wed 12
8:00 PM Recital

April 14
Kansas State University
Contact: Steven Maxwell smaxwell@ksu.edu
2:30 PM Master Class in All Faiths Chapel
7:30 PM Recital in All Faiths Chapel
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This music is so fun to play it should be forbidden!
Here is the third movement from the Bach flute sonata in Eb.
From a concert in Linköping Feb 14 together with Rena Hashimoto on piano.
https://youtu.be/nm_t7CgmAhs
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Jeg gjør en konsert og masterclass på Norges Musikkhøgskole i Oslo i morgen, søndag 19 mars.
Mulighet for å prøve Miraphone tubaer.
12.00-15.00 Mesterklasse med 5 tubastudenter Kammersal 2 (U1020)
12.00-17.00 Utstilling fra tyske Miraphone med flere tubamodeller Kammersal 1 (U1018)
17.00-18.00 Konsert med Øystein Baadsvik og Natallia Papova (piano)
Gratis entré!
For detaljer ring Torbjørn Kvist på 402 90 572
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