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Jørgen Messerschmidt   (Born 1960)


While studying musicology at the University of Copenhagen, Jørgen Messerschmidt (b. 1960) was active as a jazz pianist and composer with his own groups Contempo Trio and Jørgen Messerschmidt Quartet. He graduated in 2001 in composition from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen as a student of Ib Nørholm, Niels Rosing-Schow and Hans Abrahamsen. He has written works for Ars Nova Copenhagen, the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Danish Philharmonic Orchestra and the Esbjerg Ensemble. Jørgen Messerschmidt is also active in the field of computer-based electroacoustic music.

Live Dates



CD 8.226539 (2006)

Modern recompositions of classical hits like "The Flight of the Bumble-Bee" and Monti’s "Czardas"


CD 8.224202 (2001)

The prizewinning chamber ensemble Nordlys presents works from the turn of the millennium

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