12 jan 2012
Submissions of artistic and academic works to re-new / IMAC 2012 is now open. The event takes place November 19-24 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The combined media art festival and conference tackles the use of interactive media in art and everyday use. The scope includes performative works, installations, participatory artworks, paper and poster presentations, featured keynotes and workshops.
We are looking for people and...
11 jan 2012
SNYK, The Danish Composers Society, the Royal Danish Academy of Music and Ensemble intercontemporain invite all Danish composers under the age of 35 to submit a proposal for a new piece for the ensemble to be realized in Copenhagen, Denmark in March 2013.
WHAT IS THE PROJECT ABOUT
From March 6th to March 8th 2013, the Ensemble intercontemporain will be resident in Copenhagen, performing three concerts. The project is initiated by SNYK and will...
30 nov 2011
Netzwerk Junge Ohren has announced the prize-winners of this year’s JUNGE OHREN PRIZE 2011, at a prize-giving ceremony that ended the YEAH! Festival in Osnabrück. The Junge Ohren (Young Ears) prizes are awarded for excellence in music projects made by professionals for youth audiences, and is open to projects from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Prizes were awarded in 4 categories: Best Practice for Concert Formats; Best Practice with Youth...
9 jul 2009
This guide is intended as a quick view of the Danish contemporary music scene, giving you easy access to artist residencies, festivals, international networks, etc. – and a short introduction to the active players in the contemporary music life, such as orchestras, ensembles and composers.
Whether you seek to collaborate with Danish artists or cultural institutions, want to explore our many festivals or simply want to browse through the Danish...
24 jun 2009
Per Nørgård (born 1932) studied with Vagn Holmboe in The Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and later with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. He worked as a professor in The Royal Academy of Music in Århus until 1995, and has been working fulltime as a composer since.
His earliest works followed the Nordic music tradition of Carl Nielsen, Sibelius and his teacher Vagn Holmboe, but moved towards the avant-garde in the sixties, and developed his...