The young rising accordeon star Bjarke Mogensen has commissioned a new work to be premiered 1st June 2012 where Mogensen features as soloist with the Prinsens Musikkorps Brass Ensemble. The new “Concertino” for accordeon and brass is one of a few of its kind written for this rare constellation of instruments. The ensemble will be lead by conductor Jesper Juul. The premiere concert details: 1st June 19:30 Viborg Musiksal –
Choir Music Premiere in May Concerts The International award winning Hymnia Chamber Choir will perform in two concerts entirely dedicated to choral music by Nicklas Schmidt. The concerts will take place at the Enghave Church in Copenhagen May 13th and at Vor Frue Kirke in Aarhus on the 20th of May. Both concerts will be conducted by Flemming Windekilde. 4 choral works including one world premiere will feature at the
The orchestral score for Esben Toft Jacobsens “Den kæmpestore bjørn (The Great Bear)” has been nominated for the 2012 Robert Award in the category “Best Musical Score” The Robert is considered to be the highest honor in Danish filmmaking. The event has been inaugurated in 1984 and is the Danish Film Academy’s equivalent of the American Oscars. “The Great Bear” also received a nomination for “Best Feature” in the category
I developed the music and sound effects for this new official Nintendo Wii-ware release by KnapNok Games. Paint Splash turns your TV into an interactive canvas where kids of all ages can enjoy painting using the Wii Remote. Up to four people can paint at the same time so the entire family can participate in creating fantastic paintings using just your Wii Remotes. Available September 8th in the US online
“Roaring Orchestral Scores” – In the 2011 September edition of the Danish Magazine “Klassisk” Christine Christiansen interviews me about the process of creating the score for the new 3D animation feature “Ronal the Barbarian”. Read the full article in PDF (in Danish)
My biggest film score so far is nearing completion. After a great recording session with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra in July, only some mixing is left now before the Danish theatrical premiere in 3D on September 29th 2011. Catch a glimpse of the Epic adventure – the 2nd theatrical trailer is now available:
An erotic comedy – claymation short directed by Tor Fruergaard. A graduation film from the National Danish Film School. The director wanted a ‘larger than life’ symphonic score to frame this charming story about an unconventional way to solve relationship problems. Directed by Tor Fruergaard Producer: Senia Dremstrup D.O.P.: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen Editor: Rebekka Lønqvist Rønning Sound editor: Jess Wolfsberg Music recording engineer: Mette Due Read more about the film
Documentary series on Danish TV2 Directed by Anja Marott
Svartir Englar is a 6 episode crime series that was hugely popular in Iceland.
Louise Friedberg’s short film “Blood Sisters” was selected for Berlin’s Generation programme in 2007.