New CD release: Next Generation Mozart Soloists Vol. 9

June 13, 2024

I am very happy to release my newest recording with one of my favorite pieces!
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in e-flat for violin, viola and orchestra kv 364

I had a great collaboration with violinist Johan Dalene, conductor Howard Griffiths and Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg!

Also bravo to the two other soloists Ariel Lanyi and Alexandre Zanetta performing Mozart Horn Concerto and Rondos for Piano and Orchestra.

You can buy the cd here:

You can hear the CD on Spotify:



Newly appointed Co-Principal Viola in the Oslo Philharmonic!

November 02, 2023

I am so happy to share that I have been appointed co-principal viola in the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra!

Starting this august I look forward to many musical adventures with my new colleagues. I will continue to do other engagements outside of the orchestra, but a big part of my time will be in the orchestra!

Recording of Alessandro Appignani Viola Concerto available now!

December 01, 2021

In May this year Eivind recorded the viola concerto by Alessandro Appignani!

Together with Orchestra of the Accademia dell’Annunciata conducted by Maestro Riccardo Doni.
The recording was made in the church of San Bernardino in Abbiategrasso, Italy

Listen to the viola concerto via this link:

Here is a short film excerpt from the recording session:


Ringstad plays with a tenderness and poignancy that takes my breath away. Simply gorgeous!

Jerry Dubins | Fanfare Magazine
Mar-Apr 2018

Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad can convey Walton’s desire for a deep and colorful sound with his playing that creates the necessary depth. The Suite in the Old Style was carried out with a lot of feeling and noblesse

Pizzicato | Uwe Krusch
Dec 2017