Aksel Johannes Skramstad Rykkvin (born 11 April 2003) is a Norwegian singer. He rose to fame as a boy soprano singing baroque arias, and recorded two albums on Signum Records with orchestral accompaniment. Critics have noted his fine vocal tone and instinctive musicality.
Rykkvin began singing in the Oslo Cathedral Boys’ Choir, and continued as a member throughout his soprano career. At age ten he joined the Children’s Chorus of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet. As a member of the Oslo Cathedral Boys’ Choir, he received vocal training beginning at the age of five from the voice teacher Helene Haarr. Since age ten he has studied voice with Marianne Willumsen Lewis, his current principal teacher.
After his voice changed he started performing as a baritone.