Kristin Asbjørnsen

Singer and songwriter Kristin Asbjørnsen is one of the most distinguished artists on the vibrating extended music scene in Europe.

Over the last decade, she has received overwhelming international response from critics and the public alike for her personal and unique musical expression. Spring 2018 saw the release of Kristin’s long awaited solo album Traces Of You. Kristin’s enchanting songs, based on her commissioned work Traces of You for Global Oslo Music in 2016, were met with outstanding response. Kristin has written all music and lyrics.

During 2019 Kristin will be touring in Europe in trio format with the kora player Suntou Susso and guitarist Olav Torget, performing songs from Traces Of You, as well as songs from her afro-american spirituals-repertoire.
She is well known for her great live-performances and she is touring with two extraordinary musicians. The Norwegian singer has featured on a number of album releases, as well as a series of tours and festival performances in Europe. She has won several national Music Awards. In France, Kristin became the winner of the Mondomix Babel Med prize in 2009. Her previous solo albums I’ll meet you in the morning (2013), The night shines like the day (2009) and Wayfaring stranger (2006) were released across Europe via Emarcy/Universal. Wayfaring stranger sold to Platinum in Norway.

Kristin made the score for the movie Factotum (Bukowski/Bent Hamer) in 2005. Kristin collaborates with the piano player Tord Gustavsen. During many years Kristin focused on work with her musical ensembles Kvitretten, Dadafon and Krøyt.

Recent news

Concerts 14th and 17th of August

Published August 12, 2019

14th August sees the concert with Kristin Asbjørnsen Trio in Moss Church. The concert is a Peace Concert as part of the Christian Frederik Festival Days.

17th August will see the concert of Kristin’s trio at Oslo Jazzfestival (Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene) at 10pm.

Concerts in August

Published August 9, 2019

August 11th Kristin will be participating on Ketil Bjørnstad’s Opening Concerts of Oslo Jazzfestival at the Norwegian Opera House.

August 14th Kristin Asbjørnsen Trio performs at Moss Church, as part of Christian Frederik Dagene followed by concert 17th August at Oslo Jazz Festival (Nasjonal Jazzscene).

More concerts here

Upcoming concerts

29th August

Fryd Scene - Kafé Tid, Ål, Hallingdal - Norway

Kristin Asbjørnsen in duo with guitarist Olav Torget. Asle Karstad sound

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