Atle Sponberg - Foto: Mads Kuhnle Andresen
Photo: Mads Kuhnle Andresen

Detailed CV


  • Oslo Philharmonic: Schubert rondo
  • Stavanger symphony orchestra: Paganini's 1st violin concerto
  • Kristiansand symphony orchestra: Beethoven's violin concerto
  • Norwegian Radio Orchestra: Mozart G-major, Ravel Tzigane, Saint Saëns, Rondo Capriccioso, Bach Double Concerto with Andrew Manze
  • BBC Orchestra and Ulster Symphony orchestra: Paganini 1st violin concerto
  • Orchestra Norden and Pori sinfonietta: Brahms double concerto
  • The Norwegian wind ensemble: Beethoven violin concerto
  • Nordbotten's chamber orchestra: Concerto funbre
  • Sinfonietta Unnlandet: Beethoven's violin concerto and Sibelius violin concerto
  • The Norwegian chamber orchestra: Bach concerto, Mozart G-major, Piazzolla seasons
  • Trondheim soloists: Piazzolla Seasons, Bach concerto

Chamber music

  • A number of concerts in Norway and abroad as leader of ensembles such as The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Trondheim soloists, Pori sinfonietta, Noso chamber orchestra, Sinfonietta Innlandet and various festival orchestras.
  • Participated as guest performer in a number of festivals in England, Ireland, Finland, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, Australia and Norway.
  • Cooperated with outstanding musicians such as Adrian Brendel, Prya Mitchell, Christian Poltera, Kathryn Stott, Andrew Manze, Bjarte Eike, Nicholaise Dautricourt, Jan Erik Gustavson, Alexander Sitkovetski, Lars Anders Tomter, Torleif Thedeen, Piers Lane, Morten Carlsen, Elise Båtnes, Are Sandbakken, Henning Kraggerud, Arvid Engegård, Juliet Jopling, Håvard Gimse, Øivind Gimse, Øystein Birkeland, Knut Erik Sundquist og Vertavokvartetten, Per Arne Glorvigen and Marcello Nisinman.


  • Grieg: Quartet with Tomter, Mørk and Sigerland
  • The Engegård Quartet: A number of recordings of Beethoven, Grieg, Haydn and Solberg
  • Bibalo and Randall Meyers: Solo violin
  • Nikolai Appolyon: Fragile Circles
  • Ravel/Kodaly: Duo
  • Tango for 3: Piazzolla and tango
  • Sparre Olsen: 6 Bygdevisur from Lom
  • Gjøvik Sinfonietta: "Quietude", works by Svendsen, Bull, Halvorsen and others
  • Ståle Kleiberg: Quartet no. 3

    Atle Sponberg plays a violin made by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini in Milan in 1752, which is on loan from Sparebankstiftelsen.