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Håkon Stene


Håkon Stene studied in Oslo, Freiburg and San Diego with Rob Waring, Kjell Samkopf, Bernhard Wulff, Pascal Pons and Steven Schick among others.
From 2005-2008 he was selected for the launch programme INTRO for young soloist by Concerts Norway.
Solo and chamber performances with ensembles asamisimasa, Pantha du Prince & the Bell Laboratory, Oslo Sinfonietta, Klangforum Wien, BIT20, Rolf Lislevand Ensemble and Nils Økland Ensemble include venues such as Acht Brücken Köln, Barbican, Bergen Festival, Casa da Música Porto, Darmstadt, Debüt im Deutschlandsradio, Donaueschingen, Ultima, Wien Modern, Primavera Sound, Mutek, Venezia Biennale, South Bank Centre, Warzaw Autumn, Monday Evening Concerts LA, Feldkirch Festival, Ludwigsburger Festspiele, Cutting Edge London, 2Days&2 Nights Odessa, Huddersfield, Stockholm New Music and Ultraschall; tours throughout Europe, US and Asia as well as recordings for several labels, Radio and TV;

collaborations with composers such as Laurence Crane, Brian Ferneyhough, Michael Finnissy, Clemens Gadenstätter, Klaus Lang, Nicolaus A. Huber, Johannes Kreidler, Helmut Lachenmann, Alvin Lucier, Helmut Oehring, Mathias Spahlinger, Simon Steen-Andersen and many others. He is currently involved in the Artistic Research Programme at the Norwegian Music Academy.



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