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October 2020

August Enna
/8.226708-09 – Cleopatra
Elsebeth Dreisig, Magnus Vigilius, Lars Møller, Ruslana Koval, Kirsten Grønfeldt, Jens Bové, Joachim Gustafsson, Odense Symphony Orchestra, The Danish National Opera Chorus
Treason, desire and murder - served on a silver platter of glorious Romantic music from 1894 in this world premiere recording of a stirring opera about the murderous plot against Kleopatra, fabled Queen of the Nile. Beautiful melodies, alluring harmonies and tense leitmotifs, all expertly put to use by probably the most celebrated Danish opera composer of his time, August Enna.
Bo Holten
SACD/6.220701 – The Emperor's New Clothes
Palle Knudsen, Gert Henning-Jensen, Christine Nonbo Andersen, Morten Østergaard, Max Artved, Musica Ficta, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Bo Holten
Bo Holten is Denmark’s most prolific composer of lyric theatre and an internationally renowned conductor. This newly-recorded retrospective includes three of his most cherished concert works: a charismatic concert opera based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes, a touching song cycle to evocative poetry by Sophus Claussen and an oboe concerto inspired by the instrument’s unique lyrical capabilities.

November 2020

Jakob Buchanan
CD/8.226139 – On Rosenhill
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra
On Rosenhill is a tribute to the neighbourhood where Jakob Buchanan grew up, revisiting the area many years later on. Initially a Danish housing project, characterized by high-rise concrete apartments built in the 1960s, today's Rosenhøj (Rosenhill) is a fascinating cultural melting pot that offers previously undreamt-of possibilities to the locals. The album is Buchanan's first for Dacapo Records, introducing a wonderful new group of close musical associates in music of flowing lyricism, delicate texture and inspired interplay in settings of poems by best-selling writer, Iain S. Thomas.
Artwork in progress
Otto Malling, Ludolf Nielsen, P.E. Lange-Müller, August Enna, Carl Nielsen, Louis Glass, Niels W. Gade
SACD/6.220652 – Danish Violin Concertos and Romances
Christina Åstrand, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Jukka Iisakkila
Christina Åstrand's new album Romance brings together a selection of popular as well as rarely heard items from a classical Danish repertoire that emerged in the decades around the turn of the 20th century. At that point in history, the violin enjoyed a star moment of its own as the 'singing' instrument par excellence. Under the direction of Jukka Iisakkila, violinist Christina Åstrand and the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra prove to be ideal interpreters of precisely this kind of music, one that is poised between charm and soulfulness.

December 2020

Artwork in progress
Digital only/8.226612 – EDUCATE·S – Stykker for cello
Iiris Tötterström
Artwork in progress
Digital only/8.226613 – EDUCATE·S – Stykker for slagtøj
Artwork in progress
Digital only/8.226616 – EDUCATE·S – Stykker for akkordeon
Artwork in progress
Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen
CD/8.226586 – Orchestral Works
Johannes Moser, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Otto Tausk
Artwork in progress
Rued Langgaard
CD/8.226132 – Complete Works for Violin and Piano Vol. 3
Gunvor Sihm, Berit Johansen Tange
The last stage on a long journey, here is the third and final instalment of a warmly received Langgaard cycle undertaken by violinist Gunvor Sihm and pianist Berit Johansen Tange. The present volume includes the violin sonatas nos. 2 and 3 – highly accomplished works with strong individual features – and two single-movement pieces composed by Langgaard the precocious teenager: the charming Aubade written on a summer holiday with his parents, and the dark-coloured Night Watchman’s Song.