Swedish-born Erik Heide (violin) graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen in 1998 after studies with Milan Vitek and Tim Frederiksen. Further studies followed at the Musikhochschule in Cologne. Erik Heide is concertmaster of both the Copenhagen Phil (= Sjællands Symfoniorkester) and the Danish National Chamber Orchestra; he is also visiting concertmaster of the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon as well as Hamburg Staatsoper. Erik Heide is one Denmark’s most acclaimed chamber musicians, for example as a member of Trio Ondine, which won the awards DR Artist of the Year (2001-2002) and New Generation Artists from the BBC (2004-2006). Alongside an extensive solo career Erik Heide teaches chamber music at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. On previous recordings for Dacapo Erik Heide is featured as soloist in Poul Ruders’ First Violin Concerto and in various recent Danish piano trios with Trio Ondine.