“The Double Concerto“

Festival summer 2019

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

French reviews and interviews

In connection with the French premiere of the film “Becoming Astrid” several news media featured reviews about the original score and interviews with Nicklas Schmidt, composer of the music. La Musique de Film wrote a glowing review of both film and score, citing: Becoming Astrid is a powerful and harrowing drama, which never turns into pathos. It is often throughout a gesture or a word that the emotion is brought

“The Double Concerto“

a new blog on maecen.com I have now set a deadline to finish writing the larger symphonic double concerto for violin, cello and orchestra by January 1st 2020. And in addition to that, I will blog about the process all the way through to the premiere and recording of the piece with Lucy Azizian Idsøe (violin), Jakob Kullberg (cello) and the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra in Kilden Concert Hall, Norway. As

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.

Velkommen til Borgen – New documentary series

New documentary series about 4 young Danish female politicians and their daily struggles in our national parliament. Premiere March 19th. I composed and produced the signature theme and background music for the 6 episodes. Director: Anja Kvistgaard Marott. Produced by Koncern Film & TV for the DK4 network. The score features soloists Loussine Azizian on violin and cellist Anja Lillemæhlum.

Det Perfekte Kup – The Perfect Heist

Feature film directed by Dennis Petersen

Honestly, Mum and Dad

Documentary series on Danish TV2 Directed by Anja Marott

Black Angels – Svartir Englar

Svartir Englar is a 6 episode crime series that was hugely popular in Iceland.

7 tracks from the Zoomerne Score

A mix of 7 tracks from the score of the Zentropa motion picture “Zoomerne” (eng. title Zoomers). Music composed by Nicklas Schmidt. Played by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Nic Raine. See clips from the film at www.zoomerne.dk

Zoomerne Prague Recording Session

A video from the recording session of Christian E. Christiansen’s “Zoomerne” in the Smecky studio in Prague. This is the title theme from the film. Music composed and orchestrated by Nicklas Schmidt Conductor: Nic Raine The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Mix by Mads Creutzburg & Eddie Simonsen (Mainstream)

Green Screen Award for Best Music

Green Screen Award for “Chameleon Beach” Nicklas Schmidt won “Best Music” award at the 2009 Green Screen International Wild Life Film Festival in Eckernförde, Germany.

Blodsøstre – Blood Sisters

Louise Friedberg’s short film “Blood Sisters” was selected for Berlin’s Generation programme in 2007.

Zoomerne

The international award winning Zoomerne (Zoomers) now on DVD Now for sale in Denmark – check cdon.com and major shops. – Available with Danish & English subtitles. When “Zoomerne” opened in Danish cinemas, several reviewers of the film mentioned the music specifically: “Nicklas Schmidt’s score sounds like it was taken from a gigantic Hollywood production.” – Berlingske Tidende Daily “Composer Nicklas Schmidt has made a tuneful score, that contributes to