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Casper Schreiber  

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Casper Schreiber made ​​his debut as a conductor in 2006 with the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra and was the first Danish orchestral conductor for 12 years with an official debut concert from the soloist class at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Casper Schreiber trained at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen and the St. Petersburg Conservatory with Leonid Korchmar, Frans Rasmussen and Tamas Veto. In addition, Casper Schreiber has participated in master classes with Kurt Masur, Yuri Temirkanov, Peter Eötvös, Christian Eggen, Jorge Rotter and Helmuth Rilling.

Since his professional debut Casper Schreiber has worked with orchestras and ensembles in both Scandinavia and Russia, including Odense Symphony Orchestra, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Sinfonietta and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Society "Congress" Orchestra.

In the year 2005-10 Casper Schreiber worked as the assistant conductor at the Royal Danish Opera in the following productions: Elektra (Strauss), Process Kafka (Poul Ruders), The Tempest (Thomas Adés), Hoffmann's Tales (Offenbach), The Merry Widow (Franz Lehar), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Benjamin Britten), The Turn of the Screw (Britten) and Carmen (Bizet).

In 2009, Casper Schreiber directed the Royal Opera Academy's production of Carmen. He has also directed opera productions at PLEX (Anorexia Sacra by Line Tjørnhøj), Aarhus Chamber Opera (The Knife by Vagn Holmboe) and the Funen Opera (The Stocking Peddler by Svend S. Schultz).

Within contemporary music Casper Schreiber has directed several first performances by leading Scandinavian composers as Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Hans Abrahamsen, Steingrimur Rohloff and Peter Bruun.

Casper Schreiber has recorded several CDs, among others Seadrift (for Dacapo) with music by Per Nørgård; an album which received P2 Prize 2009 nomination.

Casper Schreiber has performed with several leading new music ensembles such as the Seattle Chamber Players, Athelas Sinfonietta, Oslo Sinfonietta, Esbjerg Ensemble, Danish Chamber Players and Figura Ensemble.

Live Dates

26/05/2014   Opus

Tilltalande Nerv
5/5 Stars

"Nørgårds klangvärld utforskas och dissekeras här så att verenda klar urskiljbar ton står för sig själv."
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29/05/2013   Gramophone

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
"A reference disc for collectors of Nørgård and serious contemporary song, and performances, recording and presentation all do the music proud."
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16/05/2013   American Record Guide

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
"Gjerris’s performance of this demanding music is a tour de force.", "If you don’t know Nørgård’s music, this is a great place to begin."
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01/03/2013   Diapason

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
4/5 Stars

"Intensité magnétique."
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12/12/2012   Kristeligt Dagblad

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
4/6 Stars

"Nørgård er suggestiv, inciterende og i fornem symbiose med digterens ord.", "Vitaminer til hele vinteren."
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02/12/2012   Fyens Stiftstidende

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
5/6 Stars

"En ualmindelig dejlig indspilning.", "Fortryllende æterisk."
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21/11/2012   GregersDH.dk (Gregers Dirckinck-Holmfeld blog)

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
5/5 Stars

"Fremragende vokale fortolkninger... Helene Gjerris behersker det svære stof med enestående indlevelse"
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16/11/2012   Weekendavisen

Per Nørgård: Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
"Raffineret over al måde og djævleblændt robust...Helene Gjerris når alle de mål, denne musik sætter sig."
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01/07/2009   Gramophone

Per Nørgård: Seadrift
"Substantial works ... Bente Vist is the radiant soprano ... Dacapo’s sound is first-rate."
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Discography

Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård
Per Nørgård

CD 8.226060 (2012)

Intense, innovative songs and vocal works from half a century, recorded in close collaboration with the composer

Seadrift
Seadrift
Per Nørgård

CD 8.226067 (2009)

Three celestial, dazzlingly beautiful works for soprano that explore the harmony of the universe


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