Photo: Robert Romik

Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud is Composer in Residence this week at the Oxford Chamber Music Festival. The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Scandanavia’ and will feature works from Nordic composers such as Grieg, Nielsen and Sibelius.

As Composer in Residence, Kraggerud will discuss his writing methods and creative processes in a talk on Friday 11th October at the Divinity School in the Bodleian Library as well as deliver a masterclass for young composers.

Henning will also take part a number of concerts throughout the week, performing his programme ‘1886: a Scandinavian Love Story’ featuring works by Franck, Brahms and Grieg at the Holywell Music Room on Thursday 10th October. Henning’s final performance of the week, on Saturday 12th October, will be his own work ‘Equinox; 24 Postludes in All Keys’ in a version for Violin and Piano alongside Clare Hammond at the University Church.

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