Truls Mørk had his first musical training with his father. He later studied with Frans Helmerson, Heinrich Schiff and Natalia Schakowskaya. Mørk was the first Scandinavian finalist and prize winner in the Moscow, 1982. Of other rewards can be mentioned: Winner of the Competition, Florenz 1983, UNESCO Prize in the Eurovision Competition in Bratislava 1983, 2.nd prize at the Naumberg Competition in New York 1986, Grammy Award for his recording of the Britten Cello Suites 1-3 in 2002, and a large number og Norwegian Grammies. In the Autumn of 1998 Truls Mørk was awarded Knight of 1st Class in the Norwegian St. Olav Order.
Truls Mørk has an extensive international career as a soloist with some of the world’s most prestigeous orchestras and conductors. In addition to his solo career he is a profiled chamber musician, and is invited to the largest chamber music festivals all over the World. He was initiator and artistic leader of the International Chamber music Festival in Stavanger, Norway. He is also Professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music. Truls Mørk plays a Domenico Montagnana cello (Venezia, 1723), owned by the SR Bank in Stavanger.
Born: 25.04.1961 (Bergen)