Date: Fri 14 Aug

Time: 19:45

Length: Approx 70 mins

Tickets: £10 (U18s FREE) - click on the ticket icon

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Name: Christina Sandsengen

From: Norway

Style: Classical Guitar


Christina Sandsengen began playing guitar at 15 and studied in a talent programme for young musicians at the Norwegian Academy of Music. She has performed at leading festivals across Europe, America and the Far East, and received outstanding reviews for her many solo concerts; she has also appeared as a soloist with the Oslo Gitarensemble, and regularly on international radio and television.


Sandsengen particular focuses on Romantic music. She established the Oslo Gitarskole, Norway’s leading school for classical guitar, where she has hosted masterclasses with international guitarists such as Xuefei Yang, Carlo Domeniconi and Anders Clemens Øien.

Her debut album, Shades & Contrasts, received critical acclaim from The Independent, The Times, Crescendo and Gramophone Magazine, and she also made a music video of one of the works on the CD, ‘Preludio Saudade’ by Barrios, recorded ‘Clair de Lune’ by Debussy in EastWest Studios, L.A., and released the video and single of ‘Clair de Lune’ in March 2018.

She features on the technical Death Metal band Allegaeon’s album Apoptosis; their music video ‘Colors of the Currents’ was released in 2019.

Christina Sandsengen plays a Connor Guitar, and is endorsed by Royer Microphones, MusicArea Cases and G7th capos.