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Johannes Søe Hansen

violin
1965
Sanne Hedeskov

Johannes Søe Hansen (violin) trained at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Professor Milan Vitek. He is Concertmaster of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 1992. As a soloist Johannes Søe Hansen has performed with all the Danish symphony orchestras, as well as several of the other Nordic orchestras and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. He has an important parallel career as a chamber musician with concerts at home and abroad. For Dacapo Johannes Søe Hansen has recorded among other things Vagn Holmboe’s works for violin and piano and Niels Otto Raasted’s solo sonatas. Johannes Søe Hansen was a prizewinner in the International Carl Nielsen Violin Competition 1984. In 1988, he was awarded the ‘major’ Jacob Gade Grant and the ‘minor’ Sonning Prize.