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Birgitte Bærentzen Pihl  

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Birgitte Bærentzen Pihl began studying the violin at the early age of three with Tove Detreköy. In 1985 she went to the Academy of Music, where she started with Professor Tutter Givskov. She made her debut from the soloist class in 1993 and the same year as a solo player in the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. In 1993 she and her piano trio were selected for a one-month master course with Isaac Stern and Yo Yo Ma. In 1996 she was a prizewinner in the Danish Radio P2 chamber music competition with her trio TSIAJ, which mainly plays contemporary music. She has been a soloist with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, the Zealand Symphony Orchestra and with the Århus Sinfonietta has premiered Peter Bruun’s violin concerto, which was written for her.

Live Dates

02/03/2016   Seismograf

SIMON CHRISTENSEN: MANIFEST – But There’s No Need To Shout
"Fem kvarters insisterende gentagelse med kun en undseelig vilje til forandring. Et olympisk foretagende. Megalomant!"
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01/03/2016   MusicWeb International

SIMON CHRISTENSEN: MANIFEST – But There's No Need To Shout
'If this is beautiful, it is most certainly a different beautiful than any other ‘beautiful’ before'
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18/02/2016   Politiken

SIMON CHRISTENSEN MANIFEST: But There's No Need To Shout
4/6 Hjerter

"Simon Christensen får skabt en musik, der insisterer på en helt anden klangvirkelighed end den, vi er vant til at høre fire strygere skabe. En tilstandsmusik, der opfordrer til meditativ lytten og til, at man tømmer hjernen for fordomme."
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Discography

MANIFEST – But There's No Need To Shout
MANIFEST – But There's No Need To Shout
Simon Christensen

CD 8.226587 (2016)

Superpulse
Superpulse
Arshak Ikilikian

CD 8.224181 (2001)

CD portrait of the Armenian-born all-round artist who settled in Denmark


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