Ole Kristian Ruud (Conductor)
Born: 2nd October 1958, Lillestrom, Norway
Ole Kristian Ruud is a Norwegian conductor.
Ruud was born in Lillestrøm. He studied clarinet with Richard Kjelstrup at the Norwegian Academy of Music. He studied conducting at the Sibelius Academy and made his debut in Oslo with the National theater. Ruud was principal conductor of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra from 1987-1995 and of the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra from 1996-1999.