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  1. TRIBUTES – Pulse at Festival Du Nouveau Cinema

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    TRIBUTES – Pulse at Festival Du Nouveau Cinema

    11. October 2011

    Monday October 17 and Friday October 21 Danish composer Simon Christensen and American filmmaker Bill Morrison’s collaborative film project TRIBUTES – Pulse will be screened at the Canadian film festival Festival Du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal.

  2. Divine semen and female sexuality

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    Divine semen and female sexuality

    10. October 2011

    Virgin Mary as surrogate mother inseminated by the archangel Gabriel. This is the set-up in Line Tjørnhøj’s new work Materia, which plays a central role in soprano Stine Elbæk Rysgaard’s début concerts on October 12 and 16. The 20 minutes long mini drama Materia for three sopranos and live electronics is based on texts dating more than a millenium back in history but also thoughts from the everyday life of a modern surrogate mother.

  3. Artist Anne La Berge joins Edition·S this October

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    Artist Anne La Berge joins Edition·S this October

    6. October 2011

    During the month of October, the Dutch-American flutist/improviser/composer Anne La Berge joins Edition·S as artist-in-residence.

  4. Rank Ensemble performs Simon Steen-Andersen in Helsinki

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    Rank Ensemble performs Simon Steen-Andersen in Helsinki

    4. October 2011

    On October 4 Rank Ensemble will perform works by Simon Steen-Andersen at the Helsinki Music Centre, Musiikkitalo.The Finnish ensemble, Rank Ensemble, has taken as its mandate to explore the grey area of contemporary music, which lies between improvisation and composition, seeking out contexts, which range from free improvisation, to contemporary works, which involve elements of improvisation, or which grant otherwise expanded roles to the performers. Simon Steen-Andersen’s music fits perfectly into that.

  5. Turning point in Iceland

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    Turning point in Iceland

    30. September 2011

    Iceland is hosting the Nordic Music Days 2011 in its capital city Reykjavik on October 6-9. As always the annual festival has challenged the Nordic composers with a specific subject, and this time it is A Turning Point.Opening on the three years ‘anniversary’ day for the Icelandic financial collapse, the Nordic Music Days nevertheless wants to celebrate this day as a new beginning for a rise in culture and art by gathering the most outstanding contemporary art music from the five Nordic countries and playing it in the newly built concert house Harpa in Reykjavik.

  6. Edition·S at Music China in October

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    Edition·S at Music China in October

    30. September 2011

    In October 2011 Edition·S participates in Music China, Asia-Pacific’s largest and most prestigious international music event. At the Chinese exhibition we will be showcasing 62 compositions by 27 composers from our catalogue.

  7. Hymnia Chamber Choir premieres Jesper Koch's work

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    Hymnia Chamber Choir premieres Jesper Koch's work

    30. September 2011

    During the month of October, Hymnia Chamber Choir holds a range of concerts in churches around Zealand, Denmark where Jesper Koch is on the programme. The choir is premiering Jesper’s new work Danmarks Drømme, which is still in preparation.Catch them at the nearest church:2/10 at 4 pm Engholm Kirke, Allerød
5/10 at 8 pm Vestkirken, Ballerup
7/10 at 8 pm Vor Frelser Kirke, Copenhagen
9/10 at 3 pm Gl. Holte Kirke, Holte
30/10 at 4 pm Vejleå Kirke, Ishøj

  8. Simon Steen-Andersen’s On & Off and To & Fro at Helsinki Klang Concert Series

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    Simon Steen-Andersen’s On & Off and To & Fro at Helsinki Klang Concert Series

    27. September 2011

    On October 3, 2011 the renowned Finnish chamber ensemble, Uusinta, performs a selection of three contemporary composers as part of their Klang “Kohu” concert series.

  9. Simon Steen-Andersen’s portrait CD nominated for the P2 award

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    Simon Steen-Andersen’s portrait CD nominated for the P2 award

    20. September 2011

    Every year P2 organises an award event to celebrate the best CDs of Danish composers and practitioners. This year it is up to the P2 listeners to choose the four winners, who will be celebrated at a gala concert in the DR Concert Hall September 30 at 7.30 pm.Simon Steen-Andersen is one of the nominees and will be competing to get a P2 ”Listen to New” award 2011 with his album “Pretty Sound” performed by Norwegian Ensemble Asamisamasa and released by Dacapo Records.

  10. Simon Steen-Andersen at Kämmer Klang in London!

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    Simon Steen-Andersen at Kämmer Klang in London!

    19. September 2011

    This Wednesday evening the Cafe OTO located in London welcomes you to Kämmer Klang’s 25th concert presenting music by Simon Steen-Andersen.Lucy Railton (cello) and Aisha Orazbayeva (violin) will perform Simon’s work Study for String Instrument #2 for two string instruments and whammy pedal.

  11. New film from the creation process of SPLIT the Opera

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    New film from the creation process of SPLIT the Opera

    5. September 2011

    The creators of the documentary opera monologue SPLIT have just released another film from the process. Again Jürgen Diemer has produced a short film based on the material he filmed at the four-day workshop at Kvindemuseet in Århus in February 2011.

  12. Ilja Bergh performs at Møstings hus

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    Ilja Bergh performs at Møstings hus

    2. September 2011

    8 pm Saturday night, Ilja Bergh, the German born Danish-Russian pianist and composer, performs at Møstings hus in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. This performance is a part of a two-day open house event called Sensommer Solo that features everything from poetry slam to photo collages to jazz music.Bergh will perform his own compositions on piano, while telling stories from his memoirs “an egocentric’s escapades”.Visit the house this weekend and experience exciting live performances with music, art and words.Free admission. 

  13. Steingrimur Rohloff at Louisiana

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    Steingrimur Rohloff at Louisiana

    2. September 2011

    On September 7 the Danish ensemble FIGURA is performing Steingrimur Rohloff at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk.Through the last 17 years FIGURA has unfolded creativity in many ways and month after month you can find them in various combinations in Denmark as well as abroad. In the recent years, FIGURA established itself as a central and vital ensemble for drama and contemporary music on the Danish music scene.

  14. Danish Composers at Ultima Festival 2011

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    Danish Composers at Ultima Festival 2011

    1. September 2011

    Ultima festival is the leading festival for contemporary music in the Nordic countries. One of Ultima’s primary objectives is to contribute to offering a broad representation of the contemporary music genre, combining a keen interest in innovation and an awareness of tradition. Since the first festival took place in 1991, Ultima has developed into a well-known and respected European festival.

  15. ”Passion - Liszt and Langgaard” at Rued Langgaard Festival 2011

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    ”Passion - Liszt and Langgaard” at Rued Langgaard Festival 2011

    30. August 2011

    This weekend the big Rued Langgaard Festival 2011 takes place in the medieval town of Ribe and focuses on the musical and spiritual fellowship between the composer and piano virtuoso Franz Liszt and Rued Langgaard. This year’s festival celebrates Liszt’s 200-year anniversary by offering his music in interaction with Langgaard’s and even though they lived in different centuries, Liszt and Langgaard were brothers in spirit and each in their own way, demonstrated how music can be a magical medium and a source of spiritual experiences.

  16. Three late summer days of art music at Suså festival

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    Three late summer days of art music at Suså festival

    26. August 2011

    This year’s Suså Festival welcomes you to three late summer days of art music running from September 2-4, 2011 in Næstved.It 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 Denmark and abroad, a lyrics, drama, ballet and music show, and a fascinating meet-the-composer event.

  17. Danish composers mark the trend at Huddersfield Festival 2011

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    Danish composers mark the trend at Huddersfield Festival 2011

    23. August 2011

    Denmark’s vibrant art music scene is about to enter Britain’s leading contemporary music festival, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//). Edition·S represents four of the Danish composers in the festival programme, Jexper Holmen, Simon Steen-Andersen, Nicolai Worsaae and Steingrimur Rohloff.

  18. Edition·S Twitter account launched!

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    Edition·S Twitter account launched!

    22. August 2011

    We are pleased to announce that we have launched our new Twitter profile. We have recently created Twitter profile for sharing updated information on a social media channel. Please visit our profile and let us know what do you think about it.Twitter is giving us an excellent opportunity to open discussions and we hope it will help us to communicate more with our composers and customers on this informal social platform.