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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 […]

Leaves – The Colour of Falling – Upcoming tour-dates

Once again its time to prepare my quartertonal reedblocks for the upcoming tour with Efterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra. Tour Dates goes as follows: 02.03 – EINDHOVEN, NL – Muziekgebouw Eindhoven / Cross Linx | Info & Tickets 03.03 – GRONINGEN, NL – De Oosterpoort / Cross Linx | Info & Tickets 04.03 – ROTTERDAM, NL – De Doelen / Cross Linx | Info & Tickets 05.03 – AMSTERDAM, NL – Muziekgebouw / Cross Linx | Info & Tickets 09.03 – LONDON, UK – Barbican | Info & Tickets 10.03 – BRUSSELS, BE – Ancienne Belgique | Info & Tickets Bjarke Mogensen, […]

New KOTTOS disc Receives Radio Listeners Prize from Danish State Radio

Our new album from my quartet KOTTOS received the P2 Radio Listeners Prize. The other nominees included the outstanding Raphael De Burgos & The National Danish Radio Orchestra as well as Barbara Hannigan and Hans Abrahamsens new album Let Me Tell You which has already received worldwide acclaim. Needless to say we were in outstanding […]

KOTTOS P2 Radio Nomination !

Great news for my quartet of great and curious musicians. KOTTOS has been nominated for the Danish P2 State Radio Listeners Prize for our new album released may 2016. Please take two seconds to leave a vote for us on this link :

New Light Messiah – December Concerts

2 years ago the conductor and composer Bo Holten asked me if I wanted to do a completely new version together of Handels Messiah with his Musica Ficta a leading danish Vocal Ensemble. Using my accordion for such an epic masterpiece was very tempting but also quite a challenge so I came up with the […]

looking back

It has been a while since my last update so heres a few glimpses of the last couple of months: CHINA: Jury member at the International Accordion Competition in Harbin China.   I had the pleasure of giving a lecture at the university of Harbin in Danish accordion tradition and present a couple of of my […]