Jon Bara Johansen

Jon Bara Johansen

Jon Bara Johansen (b. 1952) studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo and the St. Petersburg (Leningrad) State Conservatory of Music. In addition to engagements with Norwegian orchestras he has conducted leading orchestras and choirs in a number of European countries. He has a particularly strong relationship to Berlin, where he has conducted at a.o. Komische Oper, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester, Rundfunk Chor, and Deutsches Kammerorchester. In 2004 he started his own orchestra, Residenz Orchester Berlin, that since 2008 has a close cooperation with Universität der Künste Berlin. Parallel with the international concert- and opera repertoir, Jon Bara Johansen often presents Norwegian music in his concerts in and outside Norway. In addition to the Norwegian classics he has introduced a number of modern Norwegian orchestral works for an international audience.





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