Copenhagen Summer Festival 2018

Charlottenborg Festsal • Kgs. Nytorv • 29.07 – 09.08 2018

Copenhagen Summer Festival presents classical chamber music with young talents and award winners at the highest level from home and abroad. The festival is one of the most important and only scenes for young musicians. The concerts show the elite of award winners and have given many leading ensembles the first presentation in Copenhagen. Side by side with tomorrow’s stars, the festival presents highly-profiled artists, which marks Copenhagen as an international music city.

Tickets: Phone: 70 15 65 65, www.ticketmaster.dk and at the entrance.



Sunday, July 29th – 16.30
Opening Concert

Pianist Szymon Nehring, Winner of Rubinstein Competition 2017
First presentation in Denmark, International Rubinstein Competition winner, Szymon Nehring

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Monday, July 30th – 19.30

Duo Huayra, Loussine Azizian violin, Leonardo Sessena cello
String Duo with Armenian and Italian background, both solo players in Kristiansand Symphony in Norway

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Tuesday, July 31st – 19.30

Ventus, Michaela Hansen flute and Louise Henriksen clarinet
Internationally experienced prizewinner wind duo, performing with musical friends

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Wednesday, August 1st – 19.30

Jonas Frølund clarinet and Gershwin String Quartet
String quartet with Russian backgroud performing with extraordinary talented Danish clarinet player

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Thursday August 2nd -19.30

Young Nordic string sextet
String sextet performing milestones from the classical repertoire

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Friday, August 3rd – 19.30

Bjarke Mogensen accordion and Kottos Ensemble
Ensemble performing entertaining cross over program

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Saturday, August 4th – 16.30

Very young prize winners from Berlingske, Steinway and other competitions
The youngest generation of musical talents


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Sunday, august 5th – 16.30

Øresunds Soloist prize winners
Prize winners from the Scandinavian Oeresunds Soloist Competition

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Monday, August 6th – 19.30

Cellist Jakob Kuranyi and dancer Heather Ware
Concert with dance, ”Reapproacing Bach”
International Sweedish cello star performing with dancer, new artistic expression

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Tuesday, August 7th – 19.30

Trio Elisabeth Brauss piano, Anna Egholm violin, Anastasia Kobekina, cello
All Tshaikowsky program with Danish-German-Russian piano trio. International prize winners

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Wednesday, August 8th – 19.30

Claire Huangci, Chines American pianist
Extraordinary pianist, international star performing Chopin and Rachmaninoff

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Thursday, August 9th – 19.30

Copenhagen Summer Festival Talent Prize 2018
Nicholas Algot Swensen, viola
Talentprize Concert 2018. Young Danish viola player in the beginning of international career

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12 classical concerts in 12 days


Many thanks to:

Kulturministeriet, Københavns Kommune, Knud Højgaards Fond, Wilhelm Hansen Fonden, A.P. Møller Fonden, Oticon Fonden, Solistforeningen af 1921, Augustinus Fonden, Faurschou Fonden, Toyota Fonden, Beckett Fonden, Dansk Solistforbund, Dansk Musikerforbund, Gangstedfonden, Erik og Susanna Olesens Fond, Øresunds Solist, Gyldendal, Politikens Fond.

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