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Bolette Roed   (Born 1979)

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Bolette Roed (recorder) graduated from the advanced solo performance class at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2004. Her repertoire ranges from medieval to contemporary music and naturally involves improvisation, folk and world music. She performs in various ensembles like Alpha, Gáman and Lune Rousse. Bolette Roed has been a soloist with Concerto Copenhagen, Arte Dei Suonatori, the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Danish Orchestra. Bolette Roed has recorded several CDs, for example Alpha, for Dacapo. She has previously won a major scholarship from the Jacob Gade Foundation, and the Danish broadcasting corporation DR nominated her as “DR Artist of the Year” in 2005. In 2011, Bolette Roed was nominated for the Nordic Council’s Music Prize.

Live Dates

14/11/2013   Gáman CD launch at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
After 6 years of unusual concert adventures, the trio Gáman is ready to present their debut CD at UK's leading festival for contemporary music
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24/10/2013   New CD from this year’s recipient of the Crown Prince and Princess’s Stardust Prize
The violinist Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen and his trio Gáman present a new CD which combines new works by leading Danish composers with traditional folk tunes from Greenland, Denmark and the Faroe Islands
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22/10/2013   New video: Early & Late - Gáman
View the video trailer for the trio Gáman's soon-to-be-released debut album "Early & Late" which combines traditional folk tunes from Greenland, Denmark and the Faroe Islands with new works by Danish composers.
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03/10/2013   New York debut and CD launch at the Morgan Library
The Polish Baroque ensemble Arte dei Suonatori and recorder soloist Bolette Roed to present new CD on the occasion of their New York debut on 8th October.
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21/06/2013   Solistdebut med kongelig premiere
Den danske blokfløjtespiller Bolette Roeds første solo-CD byder på en musikalsk verdenspremiere og solistens eget, eventyrlige fund fra det kongelige skatkammer. CD'en præsenteres ved festivalkoncert 25. juni i Frederiksberg Kirke
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13/06/2013   New video: Royal Recorder Concertos - Bolette Roed and Arte dei Suonatori
New video from the recording sessions for the album "Royal Recorder Concertos" with Bolette Roed and Arte dei Suonatori
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05/09/2012   When the guitar sings along
Guitarist Jesper Sivebæk has a new CD out for Dacapo Records with music by Vagn Holmboe. We talked to him about the music, with which he has developed a special relationship in the process.
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13/01/2012   Tøbrud for Gunnar Bergs musik
Dacapo inviterer til CD-release i Admiral Gjeddes Gaard mandag 23. januar
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11/06/2014   TIBIA

Royal Recorder Concertos
"Subtile Verzierungen und Kadenzen zeugen von einem großen stilistischen Verständnis."
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06/05/2014   Audiophile Audition

Early & Late
"In her charming, highly informative liner notes, Trine Boje Mortensen traces how the folk music intertwines with the new."
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14/03/2014   MusicWeb International

Early & Late
"The sounds and general concept behind this project are unique and captivating [...] Everything is beautifully recorded and enthusiastically and brilliantly performed [...] A brilliant idea."
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01/03/2014   Gramophone

Early & Late
"The disc offers a highly distinctive concept and timbral palette, and it is beautifully recorded."
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29/01/2014   The Whole Note

Royal Recorder Concertos
Way to go, Denmark!
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13/11/2013   MusicWeb International

Royal Recorder Concertos
"An attractive proposition to all lovers of the recorder."
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01/10/2013   Pizzicato

Royal Recorder Concertos
5/5 Stars

"D'emblée, l'on est séduit par l'opulence du son, qui traduit une générosité de jeu et une vivacité d'interprétation qui captivent dès la première plage."
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02/09/2013   Klassisk

Royal Recorder Concertos
4/6 Stars

"Arte Dei Suonatori giver liv til værkerne med en brusende, helstøbt ensembleklang"
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05/08/2013   WDR3 TonArt (Radio)

Royal Recorder Concertos
Eine vom Repertoirewert her sehr reizvolle und vor allem dank der hervorragenden Solistin sehr hörenswerte CD!
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10/07/2013   Fyens Stiftstidende - Fyens Amts Avis

Royal Recorder Concertos
4/6 Stars

"Elegant og ekspressivt."
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10/07/2013   Flensborg Avis

Royal Recorder Concertos
5/5 Stars

"Ren nydelse."
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08/07/2013   Kristeligt Dagblad

Royal Recorder Concertos
"Det er kompositioner, der kan få en til at fornemme, at man er havnet i riddersalen på Kronborg i begyndelsen af 1700-tallet."
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26/06/2013   Berlingske

Royal Recorder Concertos
5/6 Stars

"Bolette Roed er en af vore største virtuoser på blokfløjte... Verdenspremieren på en anonym dansesuite til prinsesse Charlotte Amalie vil være et interessant lyt for mangen en barokelsker."
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21/06/2013   MusicWeb International

Vagn Holmboe
"Danish label Dacapo's ongoing Holmboe-fest, a truly fantastic series that stretches back many years and which has yielded more than a dozen albums. This review considers the latest half a dozen."
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01/05/2013   Gramophone

Vagn Holmboe: Solo and Chamber Works for Guitar
"Exemplary craftsmanship, subtlety of nuance and a profoundly satisfying experience."
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18/03/2013   MusicWeb International

Vagn Holmboe: Solo and Chamber Works for Guitar
"The performances by everyone but especially by the star Jesper Sivebaek, appear flawless and the recording ideal."
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22/02/2013   American Record Guide

Vagn Holmboe: Solo and Chamber Works for Guitar
"Sivebaek and his colleagues play this music with love and expertise. I’m happy to have discovered it, and I’ll return to this disc often."
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Photo: Clio Rigaud

Discography

Early & Late
Early & Late
Various

SACD 6.220640 (2013)

Royal Recorder Concertos
Royal Recorder Concertos
Graupner, Scheibe, Graun, Schickhardt

SACD 6.220630 (2013)

Virtuoso music for recorder and orchestra as it sounded at the music-loving Danish court in the 1700s

Solo and Chamber Works for Guitar
Solo and Chamber Works for Guitar
Vagn Holmboe

CD 8.226143 (2012)

Transparent, poetic music by Holmboe, who was captivated at a late age by the unique possibilities of the guitar.

Melos
Melos
Gunnar Berg

CD 8.226526 (2009)

New fascinating pieces to add to the jigsaw of the enigmatic 12-tone composer Gunnar Berg

Alpha
Alpha
Alpha

CD 8.226518 (2006)

The sensational trio with saxophone, percussion and recorder. Listen!


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