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"There is a will of expression

here that is rare to hear. (...) she makes the phrases sing like few others do."

- Egil Baumann, Klassekampen

"I am often moved by music, but here I am shaken in a much deeper sense than usual.

It's a powerful experience."

- Ange Turell, Gitarr och Luta Magazine

Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, II Adagio 


The classical guitar is a magical treasure for the Norwegian guitarist Kristina Vårlid. Fascinated by the big variety of sound you can produce with the guitar, she likes to explore and go beyond its boundaries. Kristina is already an internationally acclaimed classical guitarist after winning several competitions and awards. She has given solo recitals in several major halls and festivals, among others The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Universitetets Aula in Oslo and Koblenz International Guitar Festival. She has also appeared as a soloist with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra among others. Kristina teaches at the Prince Claus Conservatoire in Groningen where she became a professor of guitar at the age of 24. 

Theodoroudis, Vasks & Rodrigo 
De Unges Konsert 2018 – Kristina Vårlid
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