Rune Alver is educated at Bergen Music Conservatory and the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo where he received his Diploma in 1986. He has studied with the pianists Jan Henrik Kayser, Einar Steen-Nøkleberg and Vlado Perlemuter.
Since his debut as a pianist 20 years old Rune Alver has achived an extensive activity as a soloist and chamber musician. He performs all over Norway, in Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Ireland, USA, South-Africa and People's Republic of China.
Rune Alver frequently collaborates with outstanding musicians, actors and visual artists in traditional as well as experimental settings. He has recorded a number of solo CDs containing music by Chopin, Schumann, Grieg and recent Norwegian composers.
Glinka Music Museum (Moscow)
Rachmaninov Concert Hall (Moscow)
Sviatoslav Richter Museum (Moscow)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Urness Recital Hall (Minnesota)
Invalides, Salon d'Honneur (Paris)
Radio France (Paris)
Conservatoire Maurice Ravel Levallois Perret (Paris)
Kammersaal Universität der Künste (Berlin)
Mendelssohn Haus (Leipzig)
Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (Leipzig)
White Box Museum Chaoyang District (Beijing)
TCG Nordica (Kunming)
Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen (Bergen)
Harald Sæverud Museum Siljustøl (Bergen)
Fartein Valen Heimen (Valevåg)
Bergen International Festival (Bergen)
Festspillene i Nord-Norge (Harstad)
Belfast International Arts Festival (Belfast)
Sumartonar (Faroe Islands)
David Monrad Johansen (1888-1970) Complete piano music
Lawo classics LWC 1101, Recorded in Sofienberg Church 2016
Norwegian Christmas music from different periods. Christmas texts read by Toralv Maurstad.
Lawo classics 2013, LWC 1055. Recorded in Sofienberg and Jar churches 2012/13
Johannes M. Rivertz (1902-88) complete piano music
Lawo classics LWC 1043, recorded in Sofienberg Church, Oslo 2012
Piano Works by Chopin, Schumann and Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen.
Lawo Classics LWC 1019, recorded in Sofienberg Church, Oslo 2010
Visionary Masterpieces by the young Edvard Grieg
TROLD 20 / MUDI 2110. Recorded in the Troldsalen 2003