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  1. Mette Nielsen World Premiere

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    Mette Nielsen World Premiere

    27. June 2022

    Mette Nielsen's new work 'Tidlig solopgang' (Early Sunrise) is premiered by The Danish National Vocal Ensemble 29 June.

  2. Martin Stauning 40 years today

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    Martin Stauning 40 years today

    23. June 2022

    "It is important to me that you are touched. Music is not only something to reflect on, music should also move you," Martin Stauning has stated. His own music is known for being intense and evocative. Today, 24 June, he turns 40.

  3. Hans-Henrik Nordstrøm 75 years

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    Hans-Henrik Nordstrøm 75 years

    23. June 2022

    Hans-Henrik Nordstrøm started composing at the age of 12. His 75th birthday is celebrated on 25 June with a concert in Copenhagen, presenting no less than 3 world premieres.

  4. Birgitte Alsted 80 years today

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    Birgitte Alsted 80 years today

    15. June 2022

    Throughout her career as a composer, Birgitte Alsted has maintained her curiosity and desire to experiment. Today, June 15, is Birgitte Alsted’s 80th birthday.

  5. Kasper Rofelt World Premiere

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    Kasper Rofelt World Premiere

    14. June 2022

    Kasper Rofelt's new organ work 'Trichotomy' is premiered at KLANG Festival Thursday 16 June at a concert celebrating Per Nørgård's 90th birthday. We asked the composer a couple a questions about the work.

  6. Simon Steen-Andersen: Danish premiere of Walk the Walk

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    Simon Steen-Andersen: Danish premiere of Walk the Walk

    10. June 2022

    Simon Steen-Andersen’s Walk the Walk is performed for the first time in Denmark, when Ensemble This Ensemble That takes the stage in Takkelloftet at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen at KLANG Festival with performances on June 17th and 18th.

  7. Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen World premiere

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    Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen World premiere

    10. June 2022

    Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen has written Piano Sonata for the acclaimed British pianist, Rolf Hind. We asked the composer a few questions about the piece which will be premiered at KLANG Festival Thursday 16 June.

  8. Line Tjørnhøj World premiere

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    Line Tjørnhøj World premiere

    9. June 2022

    Tjørnhøj's SPRING is at once a work of sound art, a musical drama, a ritual feast, an act of activism, a virtual 3D experience, an NFT, a tribute to nature and a portrait of Secretary-General of DanChurchAid, Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen.

  9. Educate·S at KLANG festival

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    Educate·S at KLANG festival

    9. June 2022

    Traditionen tro danner årets KLANG i KU.BE rammen om en koncert, hvor unge musikere opfører værker fra nodeserien Educate·S. Læs eller genlæs vores interview med initiativtageren til serien, komponist og underviser Østen Mikal Ore.

  10. James Black: 'Colossi'

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    James Black: 'Colossi'

    7. June 2022

    James Black's work Colossi will be performed by Duo Dan/Nie at KLANG Festival 2022. We asked the composer a few questions about the work.

  11. Edition·S at KLANG Festival

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    Edition·S at KLANG Festival

    7. June 2022

    KLANG Festival 2022 takes place in Copenhagen 9-18 June. The programme overflows with works by composers collaborating with Edition·S.

  12. Mads Emil Dreyer World Premiere

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    Mads Emil Dreyer World Premiere

    6. June 2022

    HAV Duo will premiere Mads Emil Dreyer's piece 'Miniature 4' Thursday 9 May in Copenhagen.

  13. Ejnar Kanding World Premiere

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    Ejnar Kanding World Premiere

    31. May 2022

    Kanding is known for his colourful music, uniting electronic and acoustic sound. This week, his work Nordic Extractions is premiered and Stillstehen is released. Edition·S asked him a few questions about his work.

  14. Nicolai Worsaae selected for International Rostrum of Composers

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    Nicolai Worsaae selected for International Rostrum of Composers

    30. May 2022

    Every year at the International Rostrum of Composers, national radio networks from all across the world get together to point out the best contemporary music works. In 2022 Nicolai Worsaae represents Denmark with the piece 'PUSH'.

  15. New publications: 12 studies by Bo Gunge

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    New publications: 12 studies by Bo Gunge

    21. May 2022

    A new series of pieces by Bo Gunge is published by Edition·S. 12 Studies for solo piano, 12 Studies for violin & accordion and 8 Studies for saxophone & harp. The pieces all invite the musicians to engage with a great degree of freedom of interpretation

  16. Work Grants from the Danish Arts Foundation

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    Work Grants from the Danish Arts Foundation

    19. May 2022

    The Danish Arts Foundation has given out 230 work grants to composers, songwriters and sound artists.

  17. Allan Gravgaard Madsen: Concerto Grosso World Premiere

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    Allan Gravgaard Madsen: Concerto Grosso World Premiere

    10. May 2022

    On 19 May 2022 JACK Quartet and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra will premiere Allan Gravgaard Madsen's Concerto Grosso, a work that contains the epic, the romantic and quite a few surprises.

  18. Gísladóttir and Tjørnhøj nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize

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    Gísladóttir and Tjørnhøj nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize

    10. May 2022

    Among the nominated composer for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2022 are Line Tjørnhøj with the work enTmenschT and Bára Gísladóttir nominated for the work VÍDDIR.

  19. Album release of Horneman's Aladdin

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    Album release of Horneman's Aladdin

    6. May 2022

    The opera Aladdin is a cornerstone in Danish music history, a problem child and C.F.E. Horneman's life's work. He worked on the score through 40 years. Now the opera has been recorded in full for the first time