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8/27/2015 Nørgård symphonies win Gramophone Award

The Vienna Philharmonic's recording of Per Nørgård symphonies win this year's Gramophone Award for Best Contemporary Recording Read more

8/21/2015 BBC Choice for Maskarade

BBC Music Magazine har udvalgt Maskarade som månedens operaindspilning med udmærkelsen "Choice" Read more

8/21/2015 Cover design on NPR and in The Guardian

Denise Burts cover-kunst er i fokus på amerikanske NPR og i engelske The Guardian Read more

8/19/2015 Two Gramophone nominations for Dacapo

To Dacapo-udgivelser er med i opløbet om Gramophone Awards 2015! Read more

8/17/2015 Nightingale String Quartet present new music video

The Nightingale String Quartet present an evocative new video with music by Rued Langaard - see Read more

7/22/2015 Gramophone Editor's Choice for Maskarade

Vores nye Maskarade-indspilning med DR SymfoniOrkestret og Michael Schønwandt høster i disse dage fornemme roser hos de engelske kritikere - bl.a. en Editor's Choice i Gramophone. Read more

6/21/2015 Video trailer: Thomas Kingo's Sacred Songbooks

View our video trailer for the new album "Thomas Kingo's Sacred Songbooks" with Phemius Consort. Read more

6/18/2015 New light on Kingo

En ny CD med Jakob Bloch Jespersen og hans Phemius Consort præsenterer for første gang Kingos salmer i den form, digteren selv havde tænkt dem. CD’en præsenteres ved en særlig Kingo-højmesse i Frederiksberg Kirke 28. juni. Read more

6/3/2015 Video trailer: MASKARADE

New video from the recording sessions for Carl Nielsen's opera "Maskarade" in DR Koncerthuset Read more

5/12/2015 Petri meets Koppel

Anders Koppel og Michala Petri har kendt hinanden siden barndommen, men først nu er de to fælles om en CD-indspilning - bundet sammen af Anders' søn Benjamin. Read more

3/27/2015 Release: Ekkozone plays Fundal

Vi markerer udgivelsen af "Ekkozone performs Karsten Fundal" i Avenue Hotels lounge onsdag 8. april med remix ved Katrine Ring. Read more

3/12/2015 Look inside: Seeing New Music

Look inside Denise Burt's book "Seeing New Music" Read more

2/27/2015 Seeing New Music - New book by Dacapo's graphic designer

Dacapo's graphic designer Denise Burt launches a book with her greatest CD covers and the stories behind them. Read more

2/9/2015 New video: Copenhagen Piano Quartet plays Kuhlau

See the presentation video for Copenhagen String Quartet's debut album with piano quartets by Friedrich Kuhlau. Read more

2/4/2015 Prize-winning quartet ready for debut and CD release

When the Copenhagen Piano Quartet burst on the scene as a professional chamber ensemble, Dacapo Records present the ensemble's ambitious debut CD Read more

1/20/2015 Top marks for last Nielsen symphonies

Classics Today gives top marks to the concluding symphony issue of our Nielsen Project with the New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert. Read more

1/13/2015 New York press hails Nielsen milestone

New Yorks musikanmeldere var begejstrede ved koncertopførelsen af Carl Nielsens klarinetkoncert med Anthony McGill, som udkommer på CD til april. Read more

1/12/2015 P2 Prize 2015

Den Danske Strygekvartet vandt P2 Prisen 2015 for "Wood Works", mens trioen Gáman modtog årets Lyt til Nyt Pris for albummet "Early & Late". Read more

1/7/2015 Nielsen anniversary year begins in New York

This week, the international celebrations of Carl Nielsen's 150th anniversary year will begin in New York. The Danish national composer will be featured at no less than 5 music events in and around Lincoln Center, and Dacapo's new recording of Nielsen's 5th and 6th symphonies will be released on CD. Read more

12/12/2014 Danish National Chamber Orchestra receives international CD Prize

DR UnderholdningsOrkestret tildeles International Classical Music Award for deres CD-udgivelse af Mozarts samlede symfonier Read more
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Recent Reviews

Maskarade

5/5 Stars
BBC Music

Nielsen for the modern age
"Micheal Schønwandt conducts with great detail and sweep"

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Maskarade

5/5 Stars
Pizzicato

"Die Sänger, die für diese Produktion engagiert wurden, bringen die Komödie auf hohem Niveau zu Leben und da auch Schoenwandt die leichte und spritzige Musik des Komponisten mit viel Sinn für den klugem Witz auf die höhere Qualitätsschiene hebt, ist alles vereint, um dem Hörer zwei vergängliche Stunden mit geistreicher, sprühender Musik zu garantieren."

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Maskarade

Musicweb International

*RECORDING OF THE MONTH*
This is a wonderful set, which I thoroughly enjoyed. Offhand it’s hard to imagine a happier celebration of Nielsen’s 150th anniversary.

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Thomas Kingo's Sacred Song Books

Jyllands-Posten

"Balanceret nydelse"

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Concertos

MusicWeb International

"...Znaider takes command and doesn’t let go. He varies his tone, as the music requires, from big and fruity to soft and silvery (...) The sound is terrific and one can hear all kinds of details in the orchestra that would otherwise go unnoticed. Dacapo’s production is fully in the luxury class. In every way this SACD is a winner and a fine conclusion to Alan Gilbert’s Nielsen cycle."

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Maskarade

BBC Music Magazine

"This latest CD boasts probably the strongest cast on record so far. The mighty bass Stephen Milling catches the ageing paterfamilias Jeronimus’s comically fallible humanity likeably."

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Concertos

Examiner.com

"Whether Nielsen is taking a retrospective or a prospective stance, Gilbert always seems to find the right approach to phrasing his thematic content, coloring it with just the right balance of instrumental resources, and managing the give-and-take between soloist and ensemble …this recent release is definitely an excellent way for the attentive listener to get to know the concertos."

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Thomas Kingo's Sacred Song Books

Flensborg Amtsavis

"...pladen er en ægte perle: "Man kan sige, at vi har befriet Kingo fra flere århundreders lag puds, som fællessangtraditionen i folkekirken har tilført hans salmer""

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Maskarade

Gramophone EDITOR's CHOICE

"As with Scriabin, Nielsen’s anniversary invites us to reassess the composer with new recordings, in this case a fourth—and successful—outing on disc for Maskarade."

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Concertos

Gramophone

"Throughout this disc Alan Gilbert and the NYPO play on the kinship that exists between the symphonies that effectively gave the Flute and Clarinet Concertos breath. The latter is a substantial chip off the block that is the Fifth Symphony—and even has the clarinettist bring his old sparring partner, the side drum, with him. NYPO principal Anthony McGill revels effortlessly in its wild improvisatory nature and those elemental pyrotechnics."

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