Artists 2017 Ranging from an international Elite to the foremost young Danish Talents

Andreas Brantelid Cello, Denmark

Andreas Brantelid is artist of the year at Radio Denmark in 2017. He received the Crown Princess’ Culture Prize in 2009 and in 2015 the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Grant.

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Danish String Quartet Denmark

“This is one of the best quartets for today’s audience,” Washington Post wrote and in 2017 their recording of Thomas Adès, Per Nørgaard and Hans Abrahamsen was among the nominees for the BBC Music Magazine Awards.

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Christian Ihle Hadland Piano, Norway

In the last decade Christian Ihle Hadland has established himself as a true craftsman of the piano, a musician whose delicate, refined playing and individual touch have led him to the most prestigious stages in the world.

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Zoran Marković Bass, Montenegro

In 2017, Marković will follow up on the theme of the year by teaching young music talent from the OrkesterEfterskolen in his own composition of his native Balkan rhythms in the Pop-up Music Club in Holstebro pedestrian street.

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Janne Thomsen Flute, Denmark

“Janne Thomsen was one of the evening’s big stars. Pure pleasure of playing, perfect technique and a certain radiance characterized her playing and stage presence “Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich.

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Artur Tuznik Jazzpiano, Polen/Denmark

In recent years, Artur Tuznik has taken part in several international projects where he has performed major festivals in Europe, the United States and Canada as well as prestigious concert venues such as the Lincoln Center in NYC.

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Sarah Willis Horn, USA/UK

In 2001 Sarah Willis joined the Berlin Philharmonic, becoming the first female member of the brass section. She is involved in many of the Berlin Philharmonic education projects and Family Concerts.

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