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Lars Hegaard   (Born 1950)


Lars Hegaard studied the guitar with Ingolf Olsen at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music and composition with Niels Viggo Bentzon (1975-76) and Ib Nørholm (1977-80) at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. 1983 he was awarded the three-year grant of the National Arts Foundation and since then he has received annual working grants. Besides extensive music teaching activities he has composed almost eighty works for different ensembles, from solo music to orchestral works, including three symphonies.

Live Dates

16/09/2015   Trio Ismena present debut album
Trio Ismenas debut-CD udkommer mandag 21. september, og fejres med koncert og reception i Literaturhaus på Nørrebro.
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14/04/2016   Der Neue Merker

Buxtehude and his Circle
"Paul Hillier hat mit seinem formidablen Sängern und einem achtköpfigen Instrumentalensemble wieder einmal einen Hit gelandet."
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01/02/2016   Gramophone

"The piece is worth the price of the disc alone, and suggests that Nielsen's legacy of individuality has eclipsed Gade's ideas of conformity when it comes to Denmark's most worthy 21st-century music."
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04/01/2016   The Classical Reviewer

"Here we have five very fine works that, in different ways bring much enjoyment. There isn’t one disappointing work here. Trio Ismena provide first rate performances, often bringing a real eloquence. The recording is excellent."
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01/11/2015   Magasinet Klassisk

Trio Ismena: Five danish piano trios
"(...) En stærk enhed af tre individer, der tør profilere sig, spiller præcist, saftigt og med kant (...) Trio Ismena er klart værd at lære at kende."
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09/10/2015   David's Review

Five Danish Piano Trios
"Dedicated to Trio Ismena, the young group who have rapidly found a place among today’s outstanding chamber groups, and here show a dedication and affinity to modern Danish music"
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Five Danish Piano Trios
Five Danish Piano Trios
Nørholm, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Hvidtfelt-Nielsen, Hegaard, Koch

CD 8.226583 (2015)


CD 8.226539 (2006)

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

Chamber Music
Chamber Music
Lars Hegaard

CD 8.226501 (2004)

Chamber music portrait of the prizewinning composer

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