News

  1. Issuu and Soundcloud profiles now open!

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    Issuu and Soundcloud profiles now open!

    20. April 2012

    Allow me a personal testimony here in the news column: When I was first appointed president of Edition·S (then Edition Samfundet, i.e. The Society for the Publication of Danish Music) in 1993, one of my first official duties was to inspect the remote stock room. I was still very young and easy to impress – and impressed I was when I entered the 4,000 square feet basement room with printed music from floor to ceiling.

  2. Two Simon Steen-Andersen premieres in Witten, Germany

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    Two Simon Steen-Andersen premieres in Witten, Germany

    20. April 2012

    The annual festival Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik is taking place next weekend, April 27 - 29, in Witten an der Ruhr, Germany, and on the festival programme are two new works by Simon Steen-Andersen: a new video installation Obstruction Studies, and his String Quartet #2 for strings with prepared and amplified bows. Both works will have its premiere during the festival.

  3. Suså Festival 2012 programme made public

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    Suså Festival 2012 programme made public

    19. April 2012

    Today the full Suså Festival 2012 programme was made public. Again this year, Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers are on it. The festival runs from August 31 to September 2, 2012 in Næstved, Denmark.The Suså Festival is an annual meeting place for serious contemporary music; a “golden meeting” of composers, audiences and players; three intense days featuring seven prominent soloists and ensembles from at home and abroad, a lyrics and music show, and a fascinating meet-the-composer event.

  4. Zoë Martlew blogs from her stay in DK

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    Zoë Martlew blogs from her stay in DK

    19. April 2012

    The English cellist and voice-performer Zoë Martlew, who is in Denmark on a DIVA-residency organised by SNYK and Edition·S, shares her thoughts on and curious observations of the Danes, the Danish music scene and generally her stay in Denmark on her website. Many things are out of the ordinary when you are a guest and a DIVA from the great big London. Read her witty comments on her “Z-Blog”.

  5. A Busy Spring for Edition·S Composers

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    A Busy Spring for Edition·S Composers

    17. April 2012

    This spring is in the name of Edition·S and our composers, who are performed and premiered at all the important festivals.To mention a few…Simon Steen-Andersen travels to Germany where he has a video installation and string quartet at the festival Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik, which runs from April 27 to 29.Klejs & Rønsholdt open CLICK! Festival May 3 with the performance installation SKIN, which is part of their soon-to-come LoveRacer work.

  6. Edition·S and SPOR festival join forces

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    Edition·S and SPOR festival join forces

    13. April 2012

    In May 2012 the annual festival for contemporary music SPOR kicks off its 8th festival. This year Edition·S joins the festival in a partnership.SPOR festival is held in Aarhus, Denmark, for the contemporary music and sound art scene. SPOR started in 2005 under the leadership of Thomas Agerfeld Olsen with the composer Niels Rønsholdt as curator. In June 2007, Anne Marqvardsen and Anna Berit Asp Christensen took over as the directors of the festival.

  7. Zoë Martlew experiments at Literaturhaus

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    Zoë Martlew experiments at Literaturhaus

    12. April 2012

    British cellist, performer, and currently artist-in-residence with Edition·S and SNYK Zoë Martlew is courageous enough to participate in the event where art music comes to life: Frankenstein's Lab – After work Experiments.

  8. Ole Schmidt premiere next week

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    Ole Schmidt premiere next week

    11. April 2012

    Ten years after its creation Ole Schmidt's Concerto for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra is now to be premiered by Randers Chamber Orchestra and soloist John Kruse. The concert has been entitled ”Powerful orchestra colours” and will also contain works by no other than Mozart and Stravinsky.

  9. Ib Nørholm to be premiered at the Carl Nielsen competition

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    Ib Nørholm to be premiered at the Carl Nielsen competition

    30. March 2012

    It is only appropriate that one of Denmark’s grand old men is in the company of classic composers such as Rued Langgaard, Per Nørgård and Carl Nielsen. And that is exactly what he will be, when the annual Carl Nielsen competition kicks off.

  10. Two composers to be artistic managers of new music ensemble

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    Two composers to be artistic managers of new music ensemble

    29. March 2012

    The leading Danish ensemble for new music Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen has just announced a new Artistic Management to be engaged from May 1. Three profiles has been chosen to define the ensemble: The present Chief Conductor Pierre-André Valade and the two young composers Rune Glerup and Christian Winther Christensen.

  11. Positive reviews of Rued Langgaard CD

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    Positive reviews of Rued Langgaard CD

    27. March 2012

    In today's issue of the Danish newspaper Politiken music critic Henrik Friis gives five out of six hearts to the recently released album String Quartets Vol. 1 with Rued Langgaard works interpreted by the young Nightingale String Quartet. Friis titles his review "Langgaard's devil-may-care authority", and he says about the album:

  12. TRIBUTES - Pulse screening at BAFICI in Buenos Aires

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    TRIBUTES - Pulse screening at BAFICI in Buenos Aires

    22. March 2012

    Simon Christensen and Bill Morrison’s art film TRIBUTES - Pulse is on the programme of this year's edition of BAFICI, the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival.

  13. Zoë Martlew artist residency

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    Zoë Martlew artist residency

    16. March 2012

    British cello virtuoso and voice performer Zoë Martlew joins Edition·S and SNYK this Spring as a recipient of the 2012 Danish International Visiting Artist Award (aka the DIVA award).

  14. Rued Langgaard's complete string quartets on CD

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    Rued Langgaard's complete string quartets on CD

    13. March 2012

    The string quartets of Danish music's eccentric outsider Rued Langgaard are passionate works of the composer's youth, representing both his nostalgically romantic side and his profoundly visionary modernity. For the first time on CD, a new recording series presents all 8 quartets in the award-winning young Nightingale String Quartet's distinctly dramatic interpretation based on the revised Rued Langgaard Edition.

  15. New blog post from Rune Glerup

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    New blog post from Rune Glerup

    8. March 2012

    Rune Glerup continues his reflections on musical beauty in his third blog post from his work in Paris. You can read the whole blog here on the website.

  16. Kasper Rofelt premiere at PULSAR 2012

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    Kasper Rofelt premiere at PULSAR 2012

    8. March 2012

    Kasper Rofelt's work Apsaras' Music for percussion solo is premiered on Monday March 19 by Mads Hebsgaard Andersen as part of the PULSAR festival for contemporary music in Copenhagen. 

  17. Im Rauschen premiered by ensemble recherche in Freiburg

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    Im Rauschen premiered by ensemble recherche in Freiburg

    7. March 2012

    Simon Steen-Andersen's new piece Im Rauschen for flute, oboe, clarinet and miniature speakers is premiered by ensemble recherche at the Morat Institute in Freiburg, Germany, on Wednesday March 14 as a part of the concert series entitled Die Zukunft beginnt um 19.15 Uhr! (The future begins at 7.15 pm!). The piece is commissioned by the ensemble, and on the concert programme is also German composer Wolfgang Riehm's Fremde Szenen I-III from 1984.

  18. Two festivals to present works by Simon Steen-Andersen

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    Two festivals to present works by Simon Steen-Andersen

    2. March 2012

    Simon Steen-Andersen is getting a lot of international attention these days. On March 9 a number of his works will be featured at two festivals: Oslo Screen Festival and Biennale Musiques en Scène (Music on Stage Biennial) in Lyon.