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Nominated for Classical Album of the Year 2018!

2018 is about to reach an end but there is still important news to receive! My cd from january ‘Bjarke Mogensen Plays Domenico Scarlatti’ has been nominated Classical Release of the Year by Danish National Radio P2. You can even give me or the other nominees a vote for the Listeners Prize: https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/kultur/klassisk/lyt-og-stem-hvem-har-lavet-aarets-klassiske-album You can […]

Bjarke Mogensen modtager Wilhelm Hansen Fondens Hæderspris 2018

View this post on Instagram Incredibly honored to be a recipient of the Wilhem Hansen Foundations Honorary Award. Lost for words. #wilhelmhansenfonden #hæderspriser2018#bjarkemogensen #bjarkemogensenaccordion #баян A post shared by Bjarke Mogensen (@bjarkemogensenaccordion) on Oct 3, 2018 at 2:23pm PDT

Anders Koppel 71 – 2nd Accordion Concerto world premiere

Congratulations to Anders Koppel who today turns 71! Yesterday I had the privilige of premiering his 2nd Accordion Concerto at @Frederiksværk Musikfestival for a terrific audience with The Danish Youth Ensemble and conductor Morten Ryelund. The Concerto was generously supported by Oticon Fonden, Augustinus fonden & Statens Kunstfond. A huge thanks for the fundraising work […]

Winter Impressions

It has been a busy couple of months since my last post so I have to divide this one up in bits starting of with a few impressions from my winter schedule in Portugal and Russia… In february  I was invited to the festival Folefest by artistic leader and professor Paulo Ferreira to perform in the cities […]

Solo Perfomances 2018

Bjarke Mogensen – accordion 2018 “Sonatas Intertwined” Domenico Scarlatti & Martin Lohse The accordion is a unique solo instrument and one of the youngest instruments in the classical family. But thanks to a number of pioneering performers through the recent decades, contemporary composers are having a growing interest in using the accordion in a range […]

Flotte anmeldelser af ny CD

Det har været en fantastisk start på året. Først blev CD’en Bjarke Mogensen Plays Domenico Scarlatti Ugens CD på P2, og nu er der strøget 3 fine anmeldelser ind fra aviserne: Politiken: 5 hjerter http://www.pressreader.com/denmark/politiken/20180104/282102047057461 Fyns Stiftstidende: 4 hjerter https://www.fyens.dk/kultur/Klassisk-Scarlatti-nu-paa-akkordeon/artikel/3214072 Bornholms Tidende: http://tidende.dk/?Id=83775 Ugens CD på P2: https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/kultur/klassisk/vi-anbefaler/bjarke-bliver-ramt-i-hjertet-af-scarlatti-musikken-rummer-baade

New Scarlatti-release Album of the Week on National Danish Radio

On New Years Day I received news from P2 Klassisk that my Scarlatti Album was chosen Album of The Week. I feel so grateful and it is an immense joy to share this new release with so many listeners! https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/kultur/klassisk/vi-anbefaler/bjarke-bliver-ramt-i-hjertet-af-scarlatti-musikken-rummer-baade Order Album here: https://gatewaymusic.dk/album/25150 An exciting 2018 kick-off: New Scarlatti-album CD of The Week on […]

Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti

  -Upcoming Album- Bjarke Mogensen Plays Domenico Scarlatti Release date 1-12-2017 In less than 2 weeks I will be presenting my brand new disc with music by Domenico Scarlatti. A composer for whose music I always had a very soft spot. It has been an extremely exciting proces and an inspiration to work with these incredibly […]

Usedomer Musikfestival, Germany

The Usedomer Musikfestival had a Danish theme this year and I was lucky enough to be invited for a solo-recital. I brought works by Ole Schmidt as well as two of my main composer collaborators, Martin Lohse and Christos Farmakis and a fantasy on a Bornholm Folk Song  joined by cellist Josefine Opsahl. What a […]