Saturday, 17:00 – Main stage at Himmelbjerget
Gjermund Larsen enjoys a position as one of the most respected and active performers and composers on the contemporary Norwegian folk music scene. The Norwegian State Academy educated fiddler and composer has received several prices for his music. In 2002 he became the youngest fiddler ever to win the Norwegian Championship in traditional folk-fiddling, and in 2011 he was nominated for the Grammy Awards in the category “small ensemble performance” together with the Trondheim Soloists. In 2008 they received the Norwegian Grammy for their debut-album “Ankomst”, and their second album “Aurum” (2010), was nominated in two categories. Their third album “Reise”, was released in March 2013.
Gjermund Larsen er en af de mest respekterede og aktive performer og komponist på den nuværende Norske folkemusikscene. Den Norsk Statsakademi-uddannede violinist og komponist har modtaget adskillige priser for hans musik. I 2002 var han den yngste violinist, der nogensinde har vundet det norske mesterskab i traditionel violinspil og i 2011 blev han nomineret til en Grammy Award i kategorien “small ensemble performance” sammen med Trondheim Soloists. I 2008 modtog de en norsk Grammy for deres debutalbum ‘Ankomst’, og deres andet album ‘Aurum’ (2010) var nomineret i to kategorier. Deres tredje album, ‘Reise’, blev udgivet i marts 2013.