Marina Hasselberg

Marina is a cellist and the artistic director for the NOVO Ensemble.  Hailing from Portugal, Marina came to Canada in 2008 to pursue a Masters in Literature and Performance at the University of Western Ontario.  She has played in many ensembles, including Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Ensemble, Victoria Baroque Players, Vancouver Pro Musica, Sound of Dragon Ensemble, Turning Point Ensemble, her own group NOVO Ensemble, and many more. She specializes in baroque music but also premieres and performs work by contemporary composers, including John Oliver, Dorthy Chang, and Rodney Sharman, to name few.



Track 1:

“Berceuse” from The Sun and the Moon

Composed by Jim Hiscott (Canadian)

NOVO Ensemble


Track 2:

“Rambler Rose”

Composed by Michael Oesterle

Performed by Marina Hasselberg


Track 3:

“Andante” from Sonata in E Minor BWV 1034 for Flute and Continuo

Composed by J.S. Bach

Performed by NOVO Ensemble


Track 4:


Performed by Marina and John Oliver at the Gold Saucer


Track 5:


Performed by Alanna Ho & Marina Hasselberg

@ the Tidal~Signal festival of experimental music and sound


Track 6:

“Canciones y Danzas”

Composed by Vivian Fine

NOVO Ensemble with guest Adrian Verdejo