« Previous
Like
Next »
Posted by shahidkapoo..
Jul 30, 2011
 1      0

Exactly one year ago the Norwegian audiences took notic

Exactly one year ago the Norwegian audiences took notice of a young tenor performing at a benefit on national television with his good friend Alexander Rybak. Didrik sang Torna A Surriento accompanied by Rybaks violin. That was the start of a magical year, which would take the young man form strength to strength. From being an unknown music student he is now a household name in Norway.

The story started 23 years ago in a small place outside Porsgrunn, a town a couple of hours drive from Oslo. Early on his parents noticed his eagerness to perform in front of any audience that would listen. As a teenager he joined a band at his local high school as a drummer and soon he changed place with the lead singer. His father saw Didrik’s potential and encouraged him to take classes at a local opera singer. Didrik refused to do anything but pop standards, but slowly his vocal coach introduced him to classic opera. This led him to The Barrat Due Institute of performing arts were he met many young and talented musicians. One day in a class he acquainted Alexander Rybak who let him in on a secret; he was joining the local selection of the Eurovision Song Contest with his song Fairytale. Didrik watched ringside when Alexander first conquered the Norwegian selection and later won Europe’s heart with his smashing performance. Didrik had already acquainted songwriters and wanted to join the local selection himself. A year after Alexander, at the same stage in his native Grenland he took himself to the Norwegian final and won the national selection with his song "My Heart Is Yours". Since then he has performed on every TV show in Norway, he sang in front of the Olympic performers and his majesty the king. He was invited to duet with Jose Carreras as well as the world famous soprano Solveig Kringlebotn. These days his biggest achievement is out in form of a cd called Guilty Pleasures. Didrik have created a bouquet of pop songs with some of our leading songwriters and producers. He is now thrilled with the result and is living his dream.

 

CHAT ACTIVITY - 0 REPLIES ~

Liked by

Be the first to like this post!
Didrik Solli-Tangen

Didrik Solli-Tangen

Didrik Solli-Tangen (born 11 June 1987 in Porsgrunn, Telemark county, Norway) is a Norwegian singer who represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 on homeland ... View All »
1 14 1

1 photo · Like
Katie Holmes & Jamie Foxx: Did They Secretly Get Married?
Are wedding bells ringing?
hollywoodlife.com · 1 day ago
1 photo · Like
Chrissy Teigen Zips Up John Legend’s Fly On ‘Tonight Show’ & Becomes Best Wife Ever
Oh heck yes!
hollywoodlife.com · 2 days ago
1 photo · Like
Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher: Their Baby Boy’s Sweet Name Revealed
SO exciting!
hollywoodlife.com · 2 days ago
1 photo · Like
Mila Kunis Gives Birth To Baby Boy: She & Ashton Kutcher Welcome 2nd Child Together
Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher’s son officially arrived on Nov.
hollywoodlife.com · 3 days ago
3 photos · Like
Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates Daughter's 1st Birthday on Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg is only 32 years old but he's been a billionaire for nearly a decade now. Of course, his popularity has seen more ups and downs than ...
1 photo · Like
Dear Bossip: We Were Friends For 15 Years, But She Never Acted Like A Friend So I Ended It
Dear Bossip, I was friends with a girl for over 15 years and I recently fired her last year. My thoughts wavered on this decision for a while, and because ...
bossip.com · 3 days ago
Carlos Falco - LOVE Magazine Cover [Spain] (7 December 2016)
mandia27 · 3 days ago
1 photo · Like
Jennifer Lawrence Engaged To Darren Aronofsky? Check Out Her New Ring — Pic
Oh wow!
hollywoodlife.com · 4 days ago
How Donald Trump Used Facebook Quizzes to Suppress Hillary Clinton’s Vote
If you took an innocent-seeming Facebook quiz in the weeks before the presidential election, you may have taken part in Donald Trump’s plot to win ...
thewrap.com · 4 days ago
1 photo · 1 like ·
Liam Payne & Cheryl: Relive The Super Cute Moment They Met On ‘The X Factor’
This is too precious!
hollywoodlife.com · 5 days ago
1 photo · Like
Liam Payne & Cheryl: Fans Freak Out Over Shocking Pregnancy Photos — See Tweets
OMG!
hollywoodlife.com · 5 days ago
Dear Bossip: After We Told His Parents We Were Engaged & Pregnant, He Ended Our Relationship
Dear Bossip, I am 5 months pregnant and was with the same man for 3 years. We had relationship troubles for over a year because I found him sexting other ...
bossip.com · 5 days ago
1 photo · Like
18-Year-Old Somali Student Abdul Razak Ali Artan Identified As OSU Attacker
Officials Investigating Motive For Attack At Ohio State 18-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan has been identified as the attacker in yesterday’s ambush ...
bossip.com · 5 days ago
1 photo · Like
The Weeknd & Bella Hadid Reunite In Paris Before VS Show — Romance Back On?
Could it be?
hollywoodlife.com · 6 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez
kitty1119 · 1 week ago
1 photo · Like
Emma Roberts & Evan Peters Are ‘Engaged Again’ After Flaunting Major PDA — Report
Be still, our hearts!
hollywoodlife.com · 1 week ago
1 photo · Like
Levi Meaden: 5 Things To Know About Ariel Winter’s Hunky New Man
Hubba, hubba!
hollywoodlife.com · 1 week ago
1 photo · Like
Ariel Winter Confirms Levi Meaden Romance By Sweetly Kissing In The Rain — Pics
Ooh la la!
hollywoodlife.com · 1 week ago
Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.47 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2016, FamousFix