Max Artved is a renowned solo-oboist and chamber musician. From 1991-2010 he was the principal oboist in the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. He has worked as a soloist in several contexts and toured most of the world with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and recorded many essential symphonies, among these the collective symphonies of Carl Nielsen, Beethoven and Mahler. Over the years, he has also recorded solo and chamber music for Naxos and Dacapo Records. Until 2018, he was for 14 years the artistic director of DiamantEnsemblet, which was housed in the ‘Black Diamond’ at the Royal Library, Copenhagen. In 2009, he was appointed Professor of oboe and woodwinds at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.