Nidaros Cathedral Boys' Choir

The boys' choir of the Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway represents an almost 900 year old tradition of boy and men singers in the cathedral. It is one of the leading boys' choirs in Scandinavia and has won international fame through tours, radio, television and CD recordings. The choir has participated in national events such as the Pope's visit to Scandinavia 1989 and the consecration of King Harald and Queen Sonja in 1991.

The choir gives many concerts at home and abroad. In 1995 the choir was invited to sing for the Spanish and Norwegian Royal Families in Santiago de Compostela in Spain, and also gave three concerts in Moscow. In 1996 the choir toured the United States for two weeks, and in October 1997 it gave concerts in Rome and was officially received by the Pope.

The choir sings a cappella works from Gregorian to modern in addition to the greater works for choir and orchestra.

The choir sings regularly at services in the Nidaros Cathedral.

The concert choir consists of 45 boys and 25 men, and the boys are trained for two years at the municipal music school before admission.

HRH Princess Märtha Louise is the Patron of the choir.

Bjørn Moe Conductor

Bjørn Moe has been conductor of the choir since 1973. He is a professor at the Trondheim Conservatory of Music, Faculty of Arts, and is known as one of the leading choir trainers in Norway.