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  1. Copenhagen premiere of Black Box Music

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    Copenhagen premiere of Black Box Music

    25. October 2013

    Under Håkon Stene, who takes the dual-role of percussionist and conductor, the Århus Sinfonietta will open the Wundergrund Festival 2013 on October 26 with the Copenhagen premiere of Simon Steen-Andersen’s Black Box Music.

  2. Simon Steen-Andersen & the Carl Nielsen Prize

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    Simon Steen-Andersen & the Carl Nielsen Prize

    22. October 2013

    We are now well into the 21st century’s second decade and so it is hardly an original observation to note that perhaps the foremost difficulty for artists of any genre working today is simply making sense of the multiplicity of means available. Some find new ways to use the existing forms, right through to where others devote themselves entirely to new avenues.

  3. Nordic Music Days 2013

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    Nordic Music Days 2013

    16. October 2013

    Rotating annually around the Nordic countries, this year Helsinki plays host to one of the world’s longest continuously running music festivals. Nordic Music Days 2013 presents the richest offering of contemporary Nordic music in all its diverse forms for five days beginning October 15.

  4. Copenhagen Phil in Christiania

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    Copenhagen Phil in Christiania

    11. October 2013

    ‘The Danish song is a young blonde girl’, or at least so said Carl Nielsen and Kai Hoffman in 1926.

  5. Edition·S composers at evening of Danish music

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    Edition·S composers at evening of Danish music

    9. October 2013

    Tonight sees surely one of the most exciting concerts in Copenhagen this year celebrating the 100-year jubilee of the Danish Composers Society. From 8pm, Den Grå Hal, Christiania, will host a unique showcase of contemporary Danish music encompassing everything from newly-invented instruments, the toy piano, the experimental group DYGONG, to the Copenhagen Phil.

  6. Kanding premiere in Copenhagen

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    Kanding premiere in Copenhagen

    9. October 2013

    Following the new music collective TRANSIT’s premiere of Ejnar Kanding’s Texture 1 in New York City earlier this year, the TRANSIT DUO now comes to Copenhagen to give the first performance of his Mosaico 1 on October 11 at the LiteraturHaus, Copenhagen.

  7. Office closed from October 10-16

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    Office closed from October 10-16

    9. October 2013

    Due to staff holidays the Edition·S office will be closed from October 10 to 16 inclusive.

  8. Lotte Heise Plays Morten Olsen on National Radio

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    Lotte Heise Plays Morten Olsen on National Radio

    27. September 2013

    Tune in to BRAVO on Danish Radio 2 tomorrow at 6.03 pm, when Lotte Heise plays Morten Olsen’s I’ll make you cry on national radio.The Danish author and speaker Lotte Heise hosts a radio show every Saturday evening from 6 to 7.20 pm called BRAVO. The show focuses on opera as Heise is an opera lover herself and through her passion guides the listener through the wonderful world of opera. This Saturday September 28, 2013 she will play a track from Morten Olsen’s latest album Be My Quiet Friend.

  9. Simon Steen-Andersen Receives the Carl Nielsen Prize

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    Simon Steen-Andersen Receives the Carl Nielsen Prize

    25. September 2013

    On October 25, 2013 the renowned Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen receives the honorary Carl Nielsen Prize.The press release sent out in March 2013 states:

  10. DokumentarKoncert #2: Niels Rønsholdt

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    DokumentarKoncert #2: Niels Rønsholdt

    17. September 2013

    The highly acclaimed documentary film director Michael Madsen has created an exceptional silent film anno 2013 in collaboration with Denmark’s most experimenting ensemble for art and music, SCENATET.A camera strapped on composer and artist Niels Rønsholdt follows his whereabouts in airports, concert halls, on the street and in private. Sound and picture melt together to a unique portrait of the composer as SCENATET performs Rønsholdt’s own music live to the pictures.

  11. The Great, Danish composer in the shadow of Carl Nielsen

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    The Great, Danish composer in the shadow of Carl Nielsen

    16. September 2013

    The Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende published an article about Rued Langgaard and the Langgaard Festival in Ribe on September 11, 2013. The article explores the difficulties of raising money for the Rued Langgaard Edition and how important it is to publish Langgaard’s works in order to keep the music and memory of the somewhat eccentric composer alive.Composer and Langgaard expert Bendt Viinholdt Nielsen explains:

  12. ILK Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

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    ILK Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

    12. September 2013

    On the occasion of the experimenting, avant-garde record label ILK Music's 10th anniversary the composer collective hosts a grand and extravagant party at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen on September 13 and 14, 2013. ILK transforms Jazzhouse to a scenic ILK house, where site specific performances, obstreperous concerts from ILK’s current constellations as well as nostalgia of former ILK releases will be presented.

  13. Lars Hegaard Concerts

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    Lars Hegaard Concerts

    10. September 2013

    The next two weeks will be in the name of Lars Hegaard. The Danish composer has two important concerts coming up.

  14. Inside Every Little Moment

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    Inside Every Little Moment

    3. September 2013

    He is called his generation’s biggest composer hope in the country. Abroad SIMON STEEN-ANDERSEN and his works are also in demand – works that unfold in the intersection of music, performance, theatre, installation and video art. His goal is to grab the audience’s attention and never let it go. In October the 37-year-old Dane will receive the Carl Nielsen Prize.

  15. Simon Christensen Premiere Tonight

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    Simon Christensen Premiere Tonight

    3. September 2013

    Tonight Simon Christensen premieres his work Caccini Monodies at Villingerød Church in Dronningemølle.

  16. Carl Nielsen in Bangkok

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    Carl Nielsen in Bangkok

    30. August 2013

    On Friday September 6 and Saturday September 7 the prominent Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra performs Carl Nielsen’s Symphony no. 6 in Bangkok.The Italian clarinetist Giamperiro Sobrino joins Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra and Icelandic conductor Gudni Emilsson for a concert with works by Donizetti and Verdi. The programme also features the Danish composer Carl Nielsen’s final symphony, Symphony no. 6, from 1925.

  17. Langgaard Festival 2013

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    Langgaard Festival 2013

    29. August 2013

    In one week the annual festival dedicated entirely to Rued Langgaard, Langgaard Festival, takes place in Ribe, Denmark.

  18. Steingrimur Rohloff on Tour

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    Steingrimur Rohloff on Tour

    29. August 2013

    In the next couple of weeks German-Icelandic composer Steingrimur Rohloff tours most of Europe with concerts and first performances.