Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2024

Ingrid S. Neset


Ingrid S. Neset is a young prizewinning flutist from a small village called Os, Norway. She grew up in a musical family and started playing the flute as a 11 year old. Ingrid was awarded with the norwegian prize «Musician of the Year» 2009 before she started her professional studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen where she studied with Ulla Miilmann, Anna Dina Schick Bjørn-Larsen and Toke Lund Christiansen.

She has appeared as a solist with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Trondheim Soloists and the RDAM Symphony Orchestra. She has also been supported with significant grants as «Young Star» from Statkraft and the Sonning «Talent Prize».

Aged 23 she won the Principal Flute postition at Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and has made guest appearences on the same position with Oslo Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the Royal Danish Orchestra. She hold the Principal chair in Stavanger until 2018, and is now playing two years on a contract as Principal Flute in the Royal Danish Orchestra season 18/19 and 19/20.

She is currently part of the Talent Norway ArtEx program 2019-2020, with Wolfgang Plagge as her mentor.

She is an active chamber musician and is collaborating with her brother and prominent jazz saxophone player Marius Neset. He has written music directly for Ingrid and they appeared together at stages like Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and Cologne Philharmonie. This music is published on several CD recordings.

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Festival Performances Year 2024

Beethoven: Fantasia for piano, Op.77
Enrico Pace (piano)

Beethoven: 7 Variations on 'Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen', WoO 46
Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Sveinung Bjelland (piano)

Marius Neset: Spring Dance
Ingrid Søfteland Neset (flute), Marius Neset (saxophone)

Marius Neset: A Day in the Sparrow's Life
Ingrid Søfteland Neset (flute), Marius Neset (saxophone), Sveinung Bjelland (piano)

Beethoven: Bagatelle in A-flat major, Op. 33, No. 7
Leif Ove Andsnes (fortepiano)

Beethoven: Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise"
Leif Ove Andsnes (fortepiano)

Ketil Hvoslef: String Quartet No. 3 (1998)
Quatuor van Kuijk

Beethoven: Sonata for piano and cello No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5, No. 2
Christian Poltéra (cello), Enrico Pace (piano)

Beethoven: Folke Songs
Dorothea Röschmann (sopran0), Antje Weithaas (violin), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)


Marius Neset: Who We Are (2020) commisioned by the Rosendal Chamber Music Festival
Ingrid Søfteland Neset (flute), Marius Neset (saxophone), Christian Poltéra (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 70, No. 2
Alina Ibragimova (violin), Christian Poltéra (cello), Enrico Pace (piano)