Ida Bryhn, viola
Ida Bryhn is from Oslo and received her first musical training at the Barratt Due Institute of Music. She plays solo viola with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and is invited regularly to perform solo with other European orchestras. She is currently performing as a solo viola player with the Philharmonia Orchestra in London under Chief Conductor Esa Pekka Salonen. Ida has toured the world with Philharmonia and held guest performances in most major concert halls in Europe and the U.S.
Ida is a popular teacher and, apart from working as an instructor at the Barratt Due Institute of Music, she is also a professor at the Royal College of Music in London.
As a chamber music musician, she has performed at the leading Norwegian festivals and internationally renowned festivals like the Verbier in Switzerland, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and Ravinia in Chicago.
She plays a viola made by the brothers G. and F. Grancino of Milan around the year 1665, made available to her by Dextra Musica.