Amalie Stalheim (b. 1993) is one of the most promising young cellists in Scandinavia today.
She won the prestigious Swedish Soloist Prize in 2018, and since then, she has appeared as soloist with symphony orchestras including Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Stockholm, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Kuopio Symphony Orchestra and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, among others. During the season 2018-2020, Amalie Stalheim is “Artist in Residence” at the Swedish Radio P2.
As an enthusiastic chamber musician, Amalie has worked with Yo-Yo Ma, Leif Ove Andsnes, Kathryn Stott, Christian Ihle Hadland, Polina Leschenko, Benjamin Schmid, Lars Anders Tomter. She appears frequently at the Bergen International Festival, Stavanger International Chamber Music Festival, Rosendal Festival, Copenhagen Summer Festival, Hindsgavl Festival.
Stalheim has graduated from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music - Edsberg Castle, and The Norwegian Academy of Music. She has studied with professor Torleif Thedéen and professor Kathryn Stott.
Amalie Stalheim plays on a cello built by F. Ruggieri (1687) generously lent to her by Anders Sveaas Foundation in Norway.