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Tim Frederiksen  

viola

Tim Frederiksen (viola) trained with Erling Bloch and Max Rostal. In 1980 he was engaged as solo violist in the Danish National Symphony Orchestra / DR, in 1983-1996 as concertmaster. He has been primarius in the Danish Quartet, with whom he has travelled all over Europe, and a co-founder of Trio Soleil with Elisabeth Westenholz and Niels Thomsen. Since 1996 he has been engaged as professor of viola and chamber music at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. As a soloist Tim Frederiksen has appeared with most of the Danish orchestras, performing among other works Bartók’s Viola Concerto and Per Nørgård’s Remembering Child. He gave Yngve Jan Trede’s Viola Concerto, which is dedicated to him, its first performance, and has played Poul Ruders’ Viola Concerto with the Copenhagen Philharmonic.

Live Dates

05/08/2007   New York Times

Carl Nielsen: String Quartets Vol. 1
"These are youthful and energetic performances (...) These young Danes seem to have a genuine insight into the music of their country's best known composer"
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Discography

String Quartets Vol. 1
String Quartets Vol. 1
Carl Nielsen

SACD 6.220521 (2007)

Fantastic, innovative recording by The Danish String Quartet

Chamber Concertos Vol. 4
Chamber Concertos Vol. 4
Vagn Holmboe

CD 8.224087 (1998)

The last four of the fantastic series of Holmboe’s short instrumental concertos

Chamber Concertos Vol. 3
Chamber Concertos Vol. 3
Vagn Holmboe

CD 8.224086 (1997)

Concerto no. 7 for oboe, Concerto no. 9 for violin and viola, and no. 8, which is a “Concerto for orchestra”

Chamber Concertos Vol. 2
Chamber Concertos Vol. 2
Vagn Holmboe

CD 8.224063 (1997)

Top Danish soloists meet in a lively interplay of violin, viola and piano trio

Chamber Music
Chamber Music
Jan Maegaard

CD 8.224050 (1996)

Labyrinths and canons by the most learned man of the avant-garde, the Schoenberg expert Jan Maegaard


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