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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. New work by Line Tjørnhøj

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    New work by Line Tjørnhøj

    23. March 2022

    Line Tjørnhøj’s new work ANGEST will be premiered by Randers Chamber Orchestra on 26 March in Thisted and 30 March in Randers. The work is inspired by the Danish painter Kirsten Kjær – her ferocity, love and art.

  9. Matias Vestergård Debut

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    Matias Vestergård Debut

    21. March 2022

    On 23 March Matias Vestergård graduates from the Royal Danish Academy of Music with a debut concert that according to the composer himself unites the lyrical, the profound and the silly. We spoke with him about his work.

  10. Apokidis and Kubica-Cypek at PULSAR festival

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    Apokidis and Kubica-Cypek at PULSAR festival

    21. February 2022

    The annual PULSAR festival once again presents world premieres of orchestral works performed by composition students from the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

  11. Birgitte Alsted in podcast series

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    Birgitte Alsted in podcast series

    2. November 2021

    Birgitte Alsted participates in the podcast ‘Hvert år i oktober’ (Every year in October) revolving around subjects of death, grief and dealing with big feelings in an artistic output.

  12. Interview · Jesper Koch

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    Interview · Jesper Koch

    2. July 2021

    Interview · Jesper Koch

  13. Li-Ying Wu Interview

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    Li-Ying Wu Interview

    28. May 2021

    On Saturday 29 May, Li-Ying Wu's piece 'The Truth and other Lies - Shinkiro' will be premiered at Klang Festival. We asked her a few questions about the work.

  14. Mads Emil Dreyer Interview (UK)

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    Mads Emil Dreyer Interview (UK)

    26. May 2021

    On 27 May, Athelas Sinfonietta will premiere Mads Emil Dreyer’s ‘Miniature 3’. We asked him a few questions about the work.

  15. Mads Emil Dreyer Interview (DK)

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    Mads Emil Dreyer Interview (DK)

    26. May 2021

    Torsdag den 27. maj uropfører Athelas Sinfonietta Mads Emil Dreyers 'Miniature 3'. Vi har stillet komponisten et par spørgsmål om værket.

  16. Toxværd & Bergstrøm Nielsen Interview (UK)

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    Toxværd & Bergstrøm Nielsen Interview (UK)

    21. May 2021

    When the composer lets go of the complete control of the music, the musician instead can take creative ownership of the piece. That is the main idea behind the open musical forms.

  17. Toxværd & Bergstrøm Nielsen Interview (DK)

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    Toxværd & Bergstrøm Nielsen Interview (DK)

    21. May 2021

    Når komponisten giver slip på den komplette styring af musikken, får musikeren et frirum og muligheden for at tage kritisk og kreativt ejerskab over værket. Det er kongstanken bag de åbne musikalske former.

  18. Interview · Allan Gravgaard Madsen

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    Interview · Allan Gravgaard Madsen

    16. April 2021

    Interview with AGM