Berit Johansen Tange

piano
Caroline Bittencourt

The pianist Berit Johansen Tange trained with Anne Øland at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and made her debut from the chamber music class in 2000. She has since 2002 held a position at the academy as an accompanist and rehearser. Berit has performed as an accompanist, a chamber musician and a soloist on numerous occasions, also outside Denmark, in Sweden, Finland, Scotland, France, Singapore and Malaysia.

Berit Johansen Tange has worked intensely with the music of Rued Langgaard. Besides the piano works it also applies to Langgaard’s songs and the works for violin and piano, and she performs every year at the Rued Langgaard Festival in Ribe. For Dacapo, Berit has released two CDs with Langgaard’s works for solo piano, of which the first volume was nominated for a DR P2 Prize in 2005. In 2017 she will release the first of three volumes of Langgaard’s complete works for violin and piano with the violinist Gunvor Sihm. In 2015 she released a CD, recorded with the violinist Loussine Azizian, featuring rarely performed pieces by a.o. the Armenian composer Arno Babadjanian.