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Jon Gjesme  

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Jon Gjesme, violin, was born and grew up in Norway. For a number of years he has held the position as concertmaster in The Royal Danish Orchestra; he was earlier also concertmaster in the Oslo Philharmonic, and in January 2012 he became concertmaster in the Copenhagen Phil (Sjællands Symfoniorkester). Jon Gjesme also has an extensive solo career and has performed as a soloist with the Norwegian and a number of other the leading nordic orchestras, as well as Minnesota Orchestra in the USA. He has given concerts in Europa and Asia as a leader while playing with nordic chamber orchestras, a.o. The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, the Trondheim Soloists and the Royal Danish Chamber Orchestra; in recent years he has been leading orchestras such as the Copenhagen Phil and Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra as a condcutor. An active chamber musician Jon has recorded numerous cds, of which the latest features string quartets of Schumann and Ravel with Poseidon Quartet.

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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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


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