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1/18/2017 'Ib Nørholm renewed the classical tradition in post-war Denmark'

Ib Nørholm stands as the renewer of the classical tradition in post-war Danish music. Next week, his opera 'The Garden Wall' (1976) will be performed in Copenhagen – Jens Brincker's liner notes for the CD 'Tavole per Orfeo' from 2012 give an introduction to the great Danish composer. Read more

1/3/2017 'Sørensen is a modernist who speaks of the here-and-now'

On the album Mignon Bent Sørensen proves himself as a very much modern voice, embracing both the here-and-now and a lurking nostalgia. Andrew Mellor provides the liner notes for the new release. Read more

12/14/2016 'Else Marie Pade's impact cannot be overestimated'

On the album ’EMP RMX 333’ 11 electronic artists remix Else Marie Pade – a great way to celebrate the Danish pioneer of electronic music, the initiator of the CD, Henrik Marstal, says. Read more

12/7/2016 Grammy nomination for Dacapo

The New York Philharmonic's Christopher Rouse CD has been nominated for a Grammy. Read more

11/24/2016 Spanish praise for Beethoven box set

El País, the biggest newspaper in Spain, says Frühbeck de Burgos' Beethoven interpration "will always live on in the memory". Read more

11/1/2016 Listen: New official anthem for the Nordic countries

‘The Nordic Hymn’ is premiered at the Nordic Council Prize Awards tonight and will be the official anthem at cultural events in the Nordic countries. Listen to it now. Read more

10/27/2016 Exclusive Frühbeck de Burgos tribute on DVD and Blu-ray

New, exclusive box set release presents the greatest moments of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra with its late Principal Conductor Rafael Früh­beck de Burgos. Read more

10/6/2016 Blomstedt DVD receives American Bruckner commendation

Dacapo DVD release with Herbert Blomstedt conducting the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in Bruckner's and Schubert's symphonies No. 7 has been awarded 'Video of the Year' by Bruckner Society of America. Read more

10/4/2016 Lars Møller and “ReWrite of Spring” nominated for DMA Jazz 2016

Lars Møller and ReWrite of Spring are nominated for Danish Music Award Jazz 2016 in the categories ‘Best Danish Jazz Composer of the Year’ and ‘Best Danish Jazz Release of the Year’. Read more

7/3/2016 Nørgård symphonies in Classical Specialist Chart

Vores to nye CD'er med symfonier af Per Nørgård ligger for anden uge i træk på Englands liste over bedst sælgende klassiske albums Read more

6/29/2016 DR and Dacapo present new classical app album

Dacapo og DR præsenterer i fællesskab et nyt app-album med fransk cellomusik indspillet af Henrik Dam Thomsen og Ulrich Stærk Read more

6/24/2016 Kronos Quartet and Theatre of Voices honour Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

The Kronos Quartet have changed their European tour plans to give a special memorial and CD release concert at the Copenhagen Opera on 9 July, together with Theatre of Voices and Paul Hillier. Read more

6/13/2016 Prisbelønnet dansk opera udkommer på DVD

Den Jyske Operas opsætning af Thomas Agerfeldt Olesens opera ”The Picture of Dorian Gray” er klar til udgivelse på DVD fredag 24. juni. Read more

6/8/2016 Two new releases with Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen

Ved KLANG Festivalens afslutningskoncert fredag 17. juni præsenterer Athelas Sinfonietta to nye CD-udgivelser med musik af Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen og Ole Buck Read more

6/2/2016 Danish late-Romantic gems premiered on new CD

Randers Kammerorkester præsenterer ny CD og nodeudgivelse med musik af senromantikeren Gustav Helsted på Den Sorte Diamant i København Read more

5/12/2016 Praise for Nørgård

Gramophone Editor's Choice and four stars in the Guardian for our new Nørgård albums with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and John Storgårds! Read more

4/29/2016 Surreal song suite release at SPOR Festival

Niels Rønsholdts song cycle "Me Quitte" will be released on Saturday 14 May during the SPOR Festival in Århus. Read more

4/28/2016 Carl Prize and video

Se portrætvideoen om Per Nørgård, som netop har modtaget Musikforlæggernes Ærespris - medvirkende bl.a. Safri Duo og Michael Schønwandt Read more

4/15/2016 New video: The find of Klenau's 9th symphony

View the incredible story about the find of Paul von Klenau's grandiose 9th symphony from 1945 Read more

4/1/2016 Prizewinner on new DVD

DR SymfoniOrkestret præsenterer en ny koncert-DVD med årets Sonning-modtager Herbert Blomstedt Read more
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Recent Reviews

Piano Works

4/6 Stars
Fyens Stiftstidende

"Transparent, clear, lyrical"

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Mignon

5/5 Stars
BBC Music Magazine

"Exquisite collection of works. Performed with great clarity and beauty by pianist Katrine Gislinge and the Lapland Chamber Orchestra"

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The Symphonies [7-SACD box set]

Harrys Classical Music Corner

"[..]exceptionally good."

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Opera News

"The composer flits effortlessly from skittering textures and astringent, invigorating harmonies to opulent romanticism and swinging dance-band sequences"

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Opera Magazine

"An endless source of surprise and delight"

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Sinfonietta Works

Classics Today

10/10 "If you don't know Danish composer Ole Buck, you've been missing something special. Great sound, and just a great disc"

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Songs

David's Review Corner

"Certainly the vocal quality of the mezzo, Hetna Regitze Bruun, is always very beautiful with intonation that is in the centre of each note"

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Piano Works

David's Review Corner

"Why pianists ignore the work is really unforgivable"

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EMP RMX 333 – a tribute to Else Marie Pade (1924-2016)

4/6 Stars
Fyns Amts Avis

"Always echoing and showing great respect for the musical soul of Pade"

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Symphony No. 2 The Earth Anew

The Arts Desk

"The arrival of soprano Cyndia Sieden and baritone Bo Skovhus near the movement’s close induces goose pimples"

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