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

Dacapos grafiske designer Denise Burt udgiver en bog med nogle af sine flotteste covers og historierne bag dem 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

12/1/2014 Christmaz Quiz 2014

Join our Christmas Quiz and win CD's! Read more

11/20/2014 Carambolage på Glyptoteket

Den 22. november ville komponisten Axel Borup-Jørgensen være fyldt 90 år, og det fejres med en ny CD-udgivelse og koncert i Glyptotekets Festsal den 22. november kl. 16. Read more

11/14/2014 New video: Alliages - Niels Rosing-Schow

See composer Niels Rosing-Schow work with flutist Hélène Navasse on a solo work for his new CD "Alliages" Read more

10/29/2014 Simon Steen-Andersen receives Nordic Council Music Prize

Komponisten Simon Steen-Andersen modtager Nordisk Råds Musikpris for værket ”Black Box Music", som samtidig udkommer på DVD Read more

10/7/2014 From Valby via YouTube and Facebook to Warszawa

Anders Koppel’s unconventional way of finding a young soloist for a new CD recording Read more

10/7/2014 New video: Marianna Bednarska plays Anders Koppel

Composer Anders Koppel and his young Polish soloist Marianna Bednarska tell the unusual story of how they found each other on the Internet! Read more

9/26/2014 New York Philharmonic kicks off Nielsen anniversary year

New York Philharmonic varmer op til Nielsen-året med tre koncerter, CD-release og ny live-indspilning i Avery Fisher Hall Read more

9/17/2014 Nightingale String Quartet wins prestigious Gramophone Award

Nightingale String Quartet receives Gramophone Young Artist of the Year Award and prepares for new CD release Read more

6/12/2014 Storslået Requiem klar til udgivelse

Tiden er inde til udgivelsen af John Frandsens Requiem på CD - vi markerer dagen med præsentation mandag 16. juni Read more

6/12/2014 Frandsen's Requiem - photos from the concert

Se billederne fra uropførelsen af John Frandsens Requiem i Koncerthuset i 2013, som blev efterfulgt af vores CD-indspilning. Read more

6/11/2014 Per Nørgård awarded prestiguous New Yorker Prize

Danish composer Per Nørgård has been awarded the prestiguous Kravis Prize of USD 200.000 by the New York Philharmonic, which is at the same time commissioning a new orchestral work by the composer Read more

6/4/2014 Sjældne sonater på Sophienholm og ny CD

Christina Åstrand og Per Salo har opdaget en mesterlig samling violinsonater af dansk-tyske Friedrich Kuhlau. Read more
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Recent Reviews

Black Box Music

5/6 Stars
Klassisk

"Simon Steen-Andersen formår på én gang at fascinere, vække latter og fastholde øjne og ører med usandsynlige midler."

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Songs for choir

5/6 Hjerter
Politiken

"Ars Nova synger med smuk balance og perfekt klanglig egalitet. Arrangementerne er enkle og respektfulde, og ingen (...) kan undgå at blive ramt på følelserne."

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Requiem

4/5 Stars
BBC Music Magazine

"Frandsen’s substantial score (...) is by turns lavish and somber, electrifying and meditative. A worthy and affective tribute to those lives lost."

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Symphonies 5 and 6

Classics Today 10/10

"If you like your Nielsen big, bold, and gutsy, then this is the cycle you need to own... This is fantastic."

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Marimba Concertos

Gramophone

"The young Marianna Bednarska plays all four works [...] with élan and is expertly supported by the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Dacapo’s sound is superb. Listening to this disc is a hugely enjoyable way to spend 79 minutes."

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String Quartets Vol. 3

Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review

"The Nightingale Quartet do a splendid job bringing out the drama and nuances of the works and in so doing go a long ways in helping you forget [Laanggaards’] out-of-time stance."

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Marimba Concertos

MusicWeb International

"Henrik Vagn Christensen directs with assurance, making clear that the orchestra is a protagonist in the dramas, as well as the Marimba which itself is in the safest of hands in these performances."

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String Quartets Vol. 3

Crocks Newsletter

"[The Nightingale Quartet’s] playing is not only technically accomplished, but reveals a great understanding and sensitivity for [Langgaard’s] music. It’s easy to understand why they won Gramophone Magazine’s 2014 “Young Artist of the Year Award” for these stunning interpretations of works by one of Denmark’s most autonomous composers."

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Songs for choir

Berlingske - ÅRETS BEDSTE 2014

"Arrangementerne er meget velformede og modsat af overlæssede. Så svært – og dog så enkelt."

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Symphonies 1 & 8

Berlingske - ÅRETS BEDSTE 2014

"Nordisk naturlyrik og mild modernisme i skøn forening. Verdensorkestret er verdensmester i dansk musik."

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