New Albums Available

New Solo Cello piece released by Hermine Horiot

Concert with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra

Unga Astrid / Becoming Astrid at Berlinale Special Gala Premiere

Carl Prisen Award 2017 Score composer of the year

HARPA Nordic Film Composer Award 2012 Nomination

Work List

New Albums Available

Sony Classical released the score for “Becoming Astrid” Nov. 30th 2018 ” – the tinkling score fine tunes the emotional engineering of the most emotive scenes…” – Wendy Ide, Screen Daily

New Solo Cello piece released by Hermine Horiot

Cellist Hermine Horiot has released the album “Boréales” on the French label 1001 Notes. The CD features works for solo cello by composers of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The newest work on the album “Fluctuation 13” is commissioned by Horiot from Nicklas Schmidt and can be heard alongside compositions by Arvo Pärt, Jean Sibelius, Ingvar Lidholm, Arne Nordheim & Peteris Vasks.

Concert with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra

 

Unga Astrid / Becoming Astrid at Berlinale Special Gala Premiere

Nicklas Schmidt made the music for director Pernille Fischer Christensens new film about Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. “Becoming Astrid” was selected for the Berlin Film Festival 2018, and had world premiere in a Berlinale Special Gala on February 21st 2018. “Erik Molberg Hansen’s dynamic, natural-light, widescreen lensing is full of visual interest and matches the sweep of Nicklas Schmidt’s lush string score.” – Alissa Simon, Variety “Der Film ist schlicht

Carl Prisen Award 2017 Score composer of the year

“Få behersker som Nicklas Schmidt symfoniorkestrets virkemidler, og det demonstrerer han på sit score til filmatiseringen af Jussi Adler-Olsens succeskrimi Flaskepost fra P. Musikken er pompøs og kontant, men også fin og delikat. Komponisten forstår fint at docere, og med sin uddannelse fra Sankt Petersborg er han på hat med de store russiske mestre og derfor lidt af en ener i dansk filmmusik.” – Carl Prisens jury

A Christmas Family 2: Behind the Scenes – Recording in Budapest

Flaskepost fra P – Premiere

March 3rd is the world premiere of Hans Petter Moland’s “Flaskepost Fra P” (eng. title: A Conspiracy of faith). The 3rd feature film based on the bestselling novels by Jussi Adler Olsen. Nicklas Schmidt is composer of the large symphonic score, that will be available as soundtrack album later this year. When an eight-year old message in a bottle ends up at Department Q. Carl Mørck and his assistant, Assad,

Album release Beyond Beyond

Today the official release of the score for ‘Beyond beyond’ will take place at the SST Meet & Greet in Krakow,… Posted by Nicklas Schmidt, Composer on Sunday, May 31, 2015

2014 in review

Happy new year to you! 2014 has been a very productive and exciting year, with a large number of works premiered, including both film scores and concerts. Here are some highlights: 4 feature film releases in Danish and international cinemas with my scores (Beyond Beyond [Berlinale World Premiere],  Klassefesten 2, Familien Jul & Kolbøttefabrikken) A two day live cinema concert event with Malmö Symphony Orchestra featuring the premiere of director

Familien Jul – Original Score

“Filmen er sød og sjov og har noget af den bedste musik, jeg længe har hørt i en dansk børnefilm” – Weekendavisen