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Jens Elvekjær  

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Jens Elvekjær has established himself as one of the most sought after pianists, both nationally and internationally. Already as a student (in Arhus, Vienna, Salzburg and Cologne), he won prizes in many major international competitions both as a soloist and chamber musician. In 2005, Jens Elvekjær became the first Danish pianist named Steinway Artist. He has played in most of Europe, Asia and North America including with orchestras such as Leipziger Kammerorchester, Folkwang Kammerorchester Essen, l'Orchestre Syrinx, National Symphony Orchestra and many others. Moreover, he made ​​radio and television productions for the Danish Radio, Korean Broadcasting Systems, ARD, NDR , Deutschland Radio Berlin, NRK, SR, Hessischer Rundfunk, RAI and the BBC .

Jens Elvekjær is a member of the successful piano trio, Trio con Brio Copenhagen, with whom he in 2005 received the prestigious chamber music scholarship Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award. He has taught at master classes and courses at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Festival, the Music Conservatory in Kristiansand, Norway, the Kuhmo Festival in Finland and in Skælskør, Denmark.

Jens Elvekjær has received numerous awards including YMFE scholarship, Van Hauen Scholarship and Børge Schroder Memorial Scholarship.

Live Dates

30/09/2015   Gramophone

Carl Nielsen: Kammermusik Vol. 2
GRAMOPHONE SPECIALIST’S GUIDE TO… Nielsen beyond the symphonies
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15/08/2012   ConcertoNet.com

Carl Nielsen: The Masterworks Vol. 2
”La compréhension intime de l’esprit et de la musique de leur compatriote permet une interprétation toujours d’un bon niveau et souvent inspirée.”
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13/07/2012   Flensborg Avis

Carl Nielsen: The Masterworks Vol. 2
"Endnu en fantastisk boks med genudgivelser."
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11/06/2012   Fyens Stiftstidene

Carl Nielsen: The Masterworks Vol. 2
5/6 Stars

"Noget nær det perfekte"
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21/05/2012   SØNDAG

Carl Nielsen: The Masterworks Vol. 2
"Fyn er fin, og Carl Nielsen er Fyns fineste."
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01/01/2009   Classics Today

Carl Nielsen: Chamber Music Vol. 2
"This is an important release, containing magnificent performances of some major works."
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Photo: www.jenselvekjaer.dk

Discography

The Masterworks Vol. 2 - Chamber and Instrumental Works
The Masterworks Vol. 2 - Chamber and Instrumental Works
Carl Nielsen

CD 8.206003 (2012)

All Dacapo’s latest recordings of Carl Nielsen’s chamber and piano works, played by Danish musicians with Nielsen’s absolutely distinctive tone in their blood.

Chamber Music Vol. 2
Chamber Music Vol. 2
Carl Nielsen

CD 8.226065 (2007)

The collected chamber works for violin – some of Nielsen’s most experimental music

Chamber Music Vol. 1
Chamber Music Vol. 1
Carl Nielsen

CD 8.226064 (2007)

Reference recording of the famous Wind Quintet and Nielsen’s shorter chamber works


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