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Anne Søe Iwan  

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Anne Søe Iwan began playing at the age of 4 with Ellinor Fribo at the Frederiksværk Music School. Later she studied with Tove and Béla Detreköy at the Danish Suzuki Institute. In 1984 she won the Gold Medal in the Berlingske Music Competition. She studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen with Professor Milan Vitek and at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus with Marta Libalova, where she made her debut in 1991. Further studies at the Mozarteum, Salzburg, with Ruggiero Ricci. Recipient of the Gade Prize 1990. In Salzburg she was a member of the Salzburg Chamber Soloists and the Salzburg String Sextet. She has performed as a soloist with all the Danish regional orchestras, Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen, the Belgrade Philharmonic, the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Salzburg Sinfonietta and Moscow Sinfonietta. In 1993-95 she was a member of the Nieuw Sinfonietta, Amsterdam, in 1995-2004 concertmaster in Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen, and since 2004 she has been assistant concertmaster in the Copenhagen Philharmonic. Anne Søe Iwan teaches violin, chamber music and orchestral ensemble playing at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.

Live Dates

30/11/2012   Koncert og release: 2 x Søe spiller Riisager
Kom til koncert og CD-release med Johannes Søe Hansen, Anne Søe Iwan og Christina Bjørkøe mandag d. 10. december
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29/11/2012   New video: Søe & Søe plays Riisager
Violinist Johannes Søe Hansen and his sister Anne Søe Iwan talk about their new Riisager recording, also featuring pianist Christina Bjørkøe
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01/10/2013   American Record Guide

Knudåge Riisager: Violin Works
"Superbly performed and recorded."
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01/09/2013   Gramophone

Knudåge Riisager: Violin Works
"Rewarding", "Warmly expressive", "No less impressive are the artistry and dedication lavished on the programme by all the performers."
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13/05/2013   MusicWeb International

Knudåge Riisager: Violin Works
"With first class notes and recorded sound Riisager is in the finest of hands here."
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25/03/2013   Audiophile Audition

Knudåge Riisager: Violin Works
"The sound on this recording is extremely warm and enveloping, a model of how chamber violin should be captured in surround.", "Rarely have I heard such an engaging and thoroughly rousing set of sonatas."
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13/12/2012   Kristeligt Dagblad

Knudåge Riisager: Violin Works
"Det er en berigelse for dansk musikliv, at en række musikere i vores førende symfoniorkestre også giver sig tid til at dyrke kammermusik med kolleger og venner - og at anstrengelserne kan bære så smukke frugter."
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18/03/2011   Politiken

Sunleif Rasmussen: String against string
"Lytter man til cd’en ’String Against String’ med strygerværker fra 2007, forstår man. Det river og rusker og kulminerer helt vildt – og pludselig pakker Rasmussen lyden ned i eftertænksomhed eller folder den ud i lysende varme."
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Photo: Suste Bonnén

Discography

Violin Works
Violin Works
Knudåge Riisager

SACD 6.220594 (2012)

The violin was Riisager’s own instrument, and in the violin works we hear his inimitable, roguish personality as directly as we could wish

String Quartets nos. 1, 2 and 3
String Quartets nos. 1, 2 and 3
Paul von Klenau

CD 8.226075 (2008)

Seething and boiling – intense quartets caught between two world wars

String against string
String against string
Sunleif Rasmussen

CD 8.226044 (2007)

The prizewinning Violin Concerto no. 1 and two string quartets by the leading composer of the Faroe

Choral Works
Choral Works
Ib Nørholm

CD 8.224700 (2004)

Winter music of great purity and poetry by a master composer of our time

Chamber Music
Chamber Music
Hans Abrahamsen

CD 8.224155 (2001)

Three of Hans Abrahamsen’s most important works, including the wind quintet Walden

Preludes for Sinfonietta Vol. 2
Preludes for Sinfonietta Vol. 2
Vagn Holmboe

CD 8.224124 (2001)

Profound, magical music from Vagn Holmboe’s old age


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