Biography

Classical pianist with diplomas from The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, and Musikhochschule Lübeck in Germany, with her final diploma in 2015. Important teachers have been Jens Elvejkær, Bohumila Jedlickova, Marianna Shirinyan and Jacques Ammon. Ida has a broad background with additional training in conducting, composing, as a vocal coach and with historical instruments like the harpsichord.

Born on the Finnish Åland Islands, Ida Andersson is now living and working with Copenhagen as a base. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, Italy, England and Austria. As part of the Athelas New Music Festival, Katrina Kammarmusik Festival, Summartónar Festival, Open Form Festival, Beethoven Festival in Tivoli concert hall and as a soloist with chamber orchestra “I Classici”. Ida is also interested in breaking the traditional concert form and performs in staged concerts with actors and singers.

Ida won the 2nd prize of the international chamber music competition “Svirél”, in Dobrovo, Slovenia in 2016.

She has received several cultural grants from both Finland and Denmark, such as Statens Kunstfond in Denmark, Svenska Kulturfonden in Finland, Alexander Stoffregens grant for young talanted pianists, Hertha Duu’s memory fund and Konstsamfundet.

Current collaborations are with actress Sara Ullner, Trio Estera and Duo Karhuluoma-Andersson with soprano Noora Karhuluoma.