Byström's ear for colour and her willingness to be led by instinct are both apparent in the four works included on this album, all from the clearest and most evocative of ingredients.
Stille slag (Quiet Beats) explores the struggles and emotional toll of confinement, offering a truly captivating listening experience.
Demiurge showcases Damkapellet's unique approach to music-making through a carefully curated program that combines lyricism with bold artistic expression.
Niels Viggo Bentzon
Four of Bentzon's early piano works in the hands of a true virtuoso – lush, spirited and among the most challenging and imaginative creations for piano of the last century.
Nicolaus Gottschovius, Lupus Hellinck, Orlande de Lassus, Matthaeus le Maistre, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Mogens Pedersøn, Erasmus Rotenbucher, Arnolt Schlick, Ludwig Senfl, Johann Walter
An exploration of the Danish Reformation hymnody from an international perspective.
Rohloff's Concerto Grosso enticingly blends old and new virtues. Beauty and refinement in close partnership with horn, tuba, trombone and trumpet.
Else Marie Pade
Else Marie Pade's fascinating interpretations of four poems by Orla Bundgård Povlsen: two political, dealing with the war in Vietnam, and two with no particular theme.
Else Marie Pade
The Orchestral Album
No less than a small sensation: Else Marie Pade in her hitherto unknown role as an orchestral composer.
Symfoni nr. 1, Klippepastoraler
The teenage Langgaard celebrating his love of beauty and harmony in the most hedonistic terms with a gigantic alpine symphony. Performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker, the first orchestra to stage this masterpiece to great acclaim in 1913.
VÍDDIR is not a light-hearted leap into a new life. It is a black night of a piece. An abyss, into which Gísladóttir has dived and reached deeply.
Jónas Ásgeir Ásgeirsson is on home turf in five Icelandic works for accordion with biting originality and intense dramas.
Piano Works Vol. 4
In this fourth volume of piano works, Berit Johansen Tange captures the fierce inner life of Langgaard, his charm and incomparable twists in colour
Vestergård is a rarity on Denmark’s new music scene — this album features 'his younger self trying to deal with the serious classical music heritage that he love'
A harp trapped by an orchestra — the new Harp Concerto by Danish sound magician Martin Stauning is an entrancing yet dramatic piece of music.
The Island in the City
Gripping and immediate and orchestral works born out of Bent Sørensen’s quietly spoken universe
A strikingly original statement exploring the duality of Opsahl's music through a precisely defined box of digital loops, bodies and buildings, human and machine.
A fascinating, comprehensive insight into the symphonic thinking of Nørgård, one of the greatest symphonists of our time.
Nikki Martin's 'Bittersweet' for soprano, accordion and marimba is trembling with sensuality and melancholic yearning
String Quartets Vol. 2
The highly anticipated sequel to Nightingale String Quartet's praised Vol. 1 – energetic, precise, but also brooding and poetic readings of the Holmboe quartets.
Niels Viggo Bentzon
Bentzon's his five known wind quintets – captivating in their own way, stoked by his distinctive, virtuosic language and great ingenuity.
Horneman adds new lustre to the old fairy tale about Aladdin, taken from the Arabian One Thousand and One Nights
From static elements to irresistible unpredictability. Kasper Rofelt finds new ways in his chamber music.
Anna Katrin Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð, Allan Gravgaard Madsen
Egilstrøð and Madsen's alluring symphonic song cycle about the Faroese 18th century femme fatale, Beinta. From light to dark or benevolent to threatening
Works for Solo Piano Vol. 2
The sequel to Bodendorff's highly acclaimed first album featuring Kuhlau's piano music
Three momentous concertos by one of the great polymaths of the Nordic musical world, Ole Schmidt.
Hans Abrahamsen's Schnee is a gorgeous marvel which encapsulates winter and already a classic of the twenty-first century,
A Talk of Our Time
Rosing-Schow with new material that shows his special characteristics: a calligraphic, aerated clarity and sense of functionalism in which no note, timbre or colour is wasted.
Presented in collaboration with the Århus Sinfonietta, SVIN's music features an adventurous acoustic and textural palette, encompassing a thoughtful and melancholic fervour.
In his award-winning concerto for singing solo cellist and chamber orchestra, Rønsholdt finds expressive connections among farflung sources, creating music which reflects and refracts its inspirations in the rich American country tradition
Archive of Emotions and Experiences, Book 1
A gripping contribution to the solo piano repertoire, that offers great insight into Niels Rønsholdt's unique musical thinking.
Two brilliant instrumental concertos and an impressive medley of his film music celebrating his distinctive flair for writing happy, undemanding, festive and effective music.
12 Nocturnes is wonderfully atmospheric music with a vibrating magical sound.