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Music Critic’s Artist Prize 2016

This week the union of music critics of Denmark awarded me and Eva Steinaa, principal Oboist of the National Danish Radio Orchestra with the annual Music Critic’s Artist Prize. The event took place before a concert perfomance of Steve Reichs music for 18 musicians in Tivoli Concert Hall presented by the chairman of the union, Henrik […]

Æreskunstner i Østermarie 2016

I den forgangne måned blev et fonemt æresdiplom uddelt og et vejskilt sat op ved folkekøkkenet i Østermarie. En stor tak til alle de implicerede! (Se program i nedenstående billeder)    

Czech Radio Performance

Last month I had the privilege of performing Astor Piazzollas Concierto para Bandoneon with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra. A phenomenal group of musicians conducted by maestro Tomas Brauner. The concert was broadcasted live on Czech Radio and included an exciting programme of seldom heard orchestral masterworks by Shostakovich, Khatchaturian, Schulhoff and Piazzolla. The concert […]

Chromatische Weltmusik – Upcoming Danish premiere with the Danish Radio Orchestra

Back in 2013 the hurricane named ‘Bodil’ was preventing the 100th anniversary concert of the Danish Composers Society from taking place and thereby postponing the premiere of Christian Winther Christensens double concerto for accordion and cello ‘Chromatische Weltmusik’ with the Danish Radio Orchestra. Cellist Toke Møldrup and I was therefore going to Innsbruck a year later […]

The Royal Danish Opera – Premiere at Takkelloftet

Together with my ‘partners in crime’, the quartet Kottos, I will be premiering a new opera by composer John Frandsen entitled ‘Martyriet'(Martyrdom) describing the last days of Kaj Munk (1898-1944) the Danish writer, resistance fighter and  priest. Scored for a quartet of accordion, bouzouki, recorder and cello where the two soloparts will be sung by rising star […]

30th anniversary in Danish National Press

The 3 major danish news papers kindly noticed my 30th year anniversary last month. The posted articles is from Jyllandsposten, Berlingske & Politiken.   article in Danish here Article in Danish here        

Happy New Year: 2016!

Happy New Year! 2016 will be an exciting year. Already this spring I will perform Astor Piazzollas Concerto ‘Aconcagua’ together with the Prague Radio Orchestra and together with the Danish National Radio Orchestra I will be doing the Danish premiere of Christian Winther Christensens double concerto for accordion, cello & orchestra. The concert will take place […]

Cph Chamber Music Festival 2015

In september I had the great pleasuse to perform some of my favourite chamber music pieces together with some of the finest ensembles and musicians out there: Trio con Brio, Apollon Musagete Quartet, Thorleif Theeden a.o. music by Poul Ruders, Sofia Gubaidulina, Astor Piazzolla, Niels Viggo Bentzon a.0. http://www.ccmf.dk Photo from opening concert From left: Soo-Jin […]

Premiere at Nordic Music Days 2015

After a succesful world premiere of Sunleif Rasmussens ‘En Drøm’ at Nordic Music Days, Kottos Ensemble did a late-night session among the statues of The Kings’ Lapidarium.   Photo by Svend Ravnkilde