Ragnhild Lothe

horn

Biography

Ragnhild Lothe (born 1975) grew up in Bodø in Northern Norway, and she studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music with Prof Frøydis Ree Wekre.  At the age of 24, she was offered the position as Co-Principal horn in Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, and the same year she became a member of the Bit20ensemble.

From 2001 she has been regularly engaged as Principal Horn in Mahler Chamber Orchestra, with whom she has done recordings, concerts and opera. To play with MCO under the direction of conductor Claudio Abbado has been particular highlights, in among other repertory Beethoven`s Fidelio and Symphony no 3 (Eroica)

Ragnhild has played with all the professional orchestras in Norway, and in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. She has played chamber music at several Norwegian festivals, such as the Bergen International

Ragnhild Lothe (født 1975) er fra Bodø, og fikk sin utdannelse ved Norges Musikkhøyskole hos Prof Frøydis Ree Wekre. 24 år gammel ble hun ansatt som alternerende solohornist i Bergen filharmoniske orkesteret, og ble samtidig medlem i Bit20ensemble.

Hun har fra 2001 jevnlig vært engasjert som solohornist i Mahler Chamber Orchestra, hvor hun har gjort både innspillinger, konserter og opera. Å spille med MCO under ledelse av dirigenten Claudio Abbado har vært spesielle høydepunkt, blant annet i Beethovens Fidelio og Eroica-symfoni.

Ragnhild har vikariert i samtlige norske profesjonelle orkestre, og i Det Norske Kammerorkester. Hun har spilt kammermusikk ved flere norske festivaler, bl a Festpillene i Bergen og Risør Kammermusikkfest.

Rosendal Chamber Music Festival Performances

13th August - 18:00 - Riddersalen (“Great Hall”)

18:00 – Concert, “Riddersalen” (“Great Hall”)

Schubert: Octet in F major, D. 803 [1824]
Brentano String Quartet; Marius Flatby, bass; Sharon Kam, clarinet; Peter Whelan, bassoon; and Ragnhild Lothe, horn