In June I had the pleasure of giving Masterclass at RAM in London. Thanks to Prof. Owen Murray and his wonderful accordion class for great hospitality and introduction to the bright future of the accordion in London.
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Kottos quartets first album out now and ready for orders ! I am delighted to share the music with these wonderful musicians where I also have my composing debut with a few brand new tracks. Visit and order your copy now! Also check out the brand new video of Kottos in Admiral Gjeddes Gaard by […]
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 […]
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)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]