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Harald Bjørkøy

  • E-mailHarald.Bjorkoy@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 69 53
  • Visitor Address
    Lars Hillesgt. 3
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5020 Bergen

Norwegian art song, voice technique and interpretation.



Teaching voice and interpretation.

Reports and theses
  • Bjørkøy, Harald. 2004. C Elling: Sanger, H Borgstrøm: Sanger, J Haarklou: Sanger,G Schjelderup: Sanger,O Olsen: Sanger, A Eggen: Sanger. Griegakademiet, Griegakademiet. 1000 pages.
Artistic production
  • Larsen, Jørgen; Bjørkøy, Harald. 2016. Flygelinnvielse på Byneset.
  • Larsen, Jørgen; Bjørkøy, Harald; Wiik, Roar (sang). 2016. Flygelinnvielse på Byneset.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Artistic publications, LP, CD, Anthology


ARCD 1928 Grieg songs with Trondheim Symfoniorkester.

PSC 1027 Grieg songs with Malmø Kammarkør

VPN 0091-20 Grieg songs with Bergen Domkantori

PSC 3109 “Heimferd” Oratorio by Ludvig Irgens Jensen.

PSC 9094 “I denne søte Juletid” Christmas Cantata by Arene Dagsvik

PP 9012 / LP Folksongs from north Norway arranged by ArneDagsvik

ARC 331 Songs by R Schumann and E Grieg / H Heine.

SON CD 6002 The four tenor brothers Bjørkøy

PSC 1230 Hjalmar Borgstrøm «Thora» Complete opera

first performance

EUCD40 Shadow Songs   Norwegian art song by six norwegian opera composers


N.M.O. 13070 ISMN 979-0-065-12380-6 Anthology :

Norske romanser – Norwegian art Song

by six norwegian opera composers


Performer in opera, oratorio, concerts and recitals on national and international stages since 1982


Professor since 2001



Thora paa Rimol, opera by Hjalmar Borgstrøm, written in 1894 but never performed.  A sheet music restoring project leading to CD recording and the first performance. 


"I the shadow of Grieg". A project focusing on songs by Johannes Haarklou (1847 - 1925), Gerhard Rosenkrone Schjelderup (1859 - 1933), Ole Olsen (1850 - 1927),  Catharinus Elling (1858 - 1942), Hjalmar Borgstrøm (1864 - 1925) and Arne Eggen (1881 - 1955).


GADIMUS(digital music archive at the Grieg Academy). A research infrastructure project.