Baritone Ørjan Hartveit and pianist Alistair Young contribute freshly in The Mermaid
and The Turtle Dove

Andrew Achenbach, Gramophone magazine, April 2009
(Ralph Vaughan Williams: Where Hope is Shining / Albion Records)

The baritone Ørjan Hartveit is definitely a name to look out for, once the RVW anniversary is done and dusted.

Piers Burton-Page, International Record Review, January 2009
(Ralph Vaughan Williams: Where Hope is Shining / Albion Records)

The ultimately tragic role of Dr Hasselbacher was sympathetically realised by
Ørjan Hartveit (...) his remembrance of happier times in his youth an expressive
highpoint of the evening.

Richard Whitehouse,, July 2004
(Our Man In Havana, London)
 excellent cast of singers (...) Hartveit brought sly whit to the role of the

Raul Abdul, New York Amsterdam News, December 2006
(Ariadne auf Naxos, New York)

The best German, by a considerable margin, was that of Ørjan Hartveit, who
doubled as the Lackey and a suitably snide Majordomo.

David Shengold, Opera News Online, December 2006
(Ariadne auf Naxos, New York)


"Vaaren" along with other vocal numbers by Edvard Grieg were performed
by the excellent young Norwegian baritone, Ørjan Hartveit, a highly professional
artist with a warmly expressive voice.

Donald V. Mehus, Norwegian American Weekly, May 2007
(Norwegian Constitution Day, Sjømannskirken, New York)

Neben den beiden Sopranistinnen (..) brillierten in ihren Rollen gesanglich der
Tenor Samuel Boden als Evangelist, der Bass Andrew Thompson als Christus, der
Tenor Alex Pidgen (auch als Petrus) und der norwegische Bass Ørjan Hartveit
nicht zuletzt als Pilatus.

Wolfgang Sevenich, Aachener Zeitung, March 2007
(St John Passion, Würselen)


Throughout the evening the audience was treated to several outstanding
solo items. Soprano Karin Thyselius and baritone Ørjan Hartveit delighted listeners.
Both have wonderful voices and undoubtedly will enjoy successful careers.

Ilford Recorder, April 2007
(Mozart Gala Concert, Barkingside)


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