• Katrine Gislinge, klaver
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    The Danish pianist Katrine Gislinge, has established
    herself as one of Scandinavia’s most significant
    pianists performing both solo and chamber music
    concerts throughout Europe and USA.

    She holds a
    soloist diploma from the Royal Danish
    Academy of
    Music where she studied with Anne Øland
    and has
    undertaken further studies with Seymour Lipkin
    New York, Boris Berman at Yale University and

    Peter Feuchtwanger in London.

    She has performed  at many festivals including
    Lockenhaus Festival, Austria, Festival de Radio
    France et Montpellier,  France, Cervantino Festiva,
    Mexico, Bergen Festival, Norway, and London City
    Festival in Britain.

    She has performed with musicians and conductors
    including Gustavo Dudamel, Eri Klas, Kurt Sanderling,
    Heinrich Schiff, Gidon Kremer, Emanuelle Pahud,
    Gerard Causse, Jin Wang and Augustin Dumay, in
    several radio and TV programs, and has been a judge
    at numerous piano competitions.
  • kerstinKerstin Thiele, flute

    Member of Esbjerg Ensemble since1986. “It was
    a bit of a coincidence that I started playing flute. My sister and fatherplayed in the local brass band and they needed a flute player, so that position was just for me.” Kerstin is a member of the board,
    appointed by the other musicians. Kerstin Thiele studied with solo flutist Toke Lund Christiansen at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and with Professor Andre Jaunet in Zurich. Besides being a member of Esbjerg Ensemble, Kerstin Thiele participates actively in the rest of the music scene
    at home and abroad, and she is also a teacher at Syddansk Academy
    of Music.
  • Ursula Smith, cello
    Ursula Smith began her studies with Emma Ferrandand then learnt with Ralph Kirshbaum at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. She was awarded a  Fulbright scholarship to study with Aldo Parisot at Yale University, where she  graduated with a Master of Music degree. She also partciptated in masterclasses with Janos Starker, William Pleeth and Pierre Fournier.  

    As a soloist she has worked with conductors such as Mark Wigglesworth, Jorma Panula,Nicholas Kraemer and Andrew Litton, and appeared with orchestras such as the Philharmonia, the Goldberg Ensemble and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.  

    As a chamber musician she was a finalist in the 1993 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan. She has
    recorded the complete Beethoven Folk songs for piano trio and voice for Deutsche Grammophon. Her chamber music concerts include work with Peter Donohoe, Stephen Isserlis, Stephen Hough and  Gordan Nikolic, and she has played at the Wigmore Hall, Merkin Hall and Alice Tully in New York.  

    From 2006 to 2012 Ursula was the cellist of the  Zehetmair String Quartet. She  performed with the quartet in all the major European venues- concerts include performances at the Berlin and Köln Philharmonie, the Concertgebouw, and at the Zürich Tonhalle.  There were also major tours of Japan and America, including Carnegie Hall. Festivals include Cheltenham, Aldeburgh, Schleswig Holstein and Salzburg Festivals.  Other highlights of her work with the quartet included a 2007  Schumann quartet cycle at the Wigmore Hall, and taking part in Elliot Carter’s 100th birthday celebrations in 2009 in New York.   Ursula is a cello professor at the  Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and Conservatorium Maastricht in Holland. She has also given guest classes at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester,  the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the Universität der Künst, Berlin and Hochschule für Musik in Hannover.   Ursula was Prinicpal Cello of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra from 1993-2002, she has also gues lead the cello sections of City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia and the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra.
  • Sini Simonen, violin

    Sini Simonen began to play the violin at the Sini Simonen web page photoage of four and went on to study music in Helsinki, Hannover and Basel with among others Lara Lev
    and Krysztof Wegrzyn. She has won top prizes in several major
    international violin competitions including the Flesch, Lipizer, Cremona and Sibelius violin competitions. 

    She has also won first prizes in the international Brahms and Citta di Pinerolo chamber music competitions. In addition to the Castalian String quartet, Sini devotes her time to the love of chamber music as a violinist in the renowned Esbjerg Ensemble in Denmark, one of the few professional ensemblesearning their year-round living from chamber music. Before moving to Denmark she was a member of the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. Sini has played as a soloist with, among others, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Helsinki Philharmonic, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, the Göttingen Symphony Orchestra and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra.

    She has given acclaimed recitals in many European countries as well as USA, and has toured in Asia in a string quartet with violinist Midori. Her CD recordings as a soloist include Bach’s Double Violin Concerto with Helsinki Strings and Vivaldi’s concerto for three violins with Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.
    She plays a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini from 1760.
  • Toke Møldrup, cello Toke Mldrup web

    After his highly acclaimed debut concert from the cello studio of Morten Zeuthen at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2005, Toke Møldrup has given recitals in some of the world’s major concert halls, among them the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, Daiichi Seimei Hall in Tokyo and the Musikverein in Vienna.
    As a soloist he has performed with many orchestras in Europe with conductors such as Francesco Angelico, Aldo Ceccato, Sanntu-Matias Rouvalli, Thomas Søndergård and Joshua Weilerstein. His international awards include First Prize at the European Broadcast Union’s New Talent Competition in Bratislava in 2007 and the Grand Prize at the 4th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition with the Paizo Quartet, as well as the first prize at the Danish String Competition in 2006.
    Toke Møldrup has received numerous grants and honours, among them Queen Ingrid’s Grant of Honour, Leonid Sonning’s Scholarship and the Danish Music Critics’ Artist Award. In addition to his studies in the music academies of Aarhus, Copenhagen and Karlsruhe, Toke Møldrup studied privately and at master classes with great teachers such as Valter Despalj, David Geringas, Hans Jensen, Ralph Kirschbaum, Yo-Yo Ma, György Kurtág, the Amadeus Quartet and the Alban Berg Quartet.He has worked as Principal Cellist for the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Swedish Court Orchestra and was appointed Principal Cellist with the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra in 2010. Since 2004 he has been teaching at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.Toke Møldrup plays a rare David Tecchler from 1697 kindly lent to him by the Augustinus Foundation.
  • Ron Chen-Zion, Clarinet
    Member of Esbjerg Ensemble since1993. “When Iwas 11, I happened to get the mail one day and found among them an advertisement that read: “Learn to play an instrument inonly three months”. When I subsequently turned up at the
    music school, they only had one instrument for loan: the clarinet. We were two students who had to share the instrument and because we had clarinet lessons onThursdays, the other student and I each had the clarinet three days a week”.Ron Chen-Zion began his studies with
    Richard Lesser of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra.
    In 1986 he moved to the US where he continued his studies and graduated from the New England Conservatory.
    In 1990, Ron Chen–Zion was appointed solo clarinetist atThe State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra. As achamber m
    usician, he has quite frequently been invited to Rudolf Serkins Marlboro Music Festival in the United States and has performed in most of Europe, Israel and the Americas. Ron Chen-Zion has recorded several CDs, including one highly praised rendering of Max Regers’ pieces for clarinet and piano.
  • Sébastien Singer, celloSebastien Singer web

    Fascinated by chamber music from the youngest age, Singer became the Swiss Piano Trio cellist quite naturally in 2000. From then on, he participated in the ensemble’s artistic development and successively won the 1st Prize at the Caltanissetta International Competition (I), the 1st Prize at the International Brahms Competition (A) and the Swiss Ambassador's Award.
    After sixteen years of an international career through more than fifty countries across all continents, numerous recordings and hundreds of concerts in venues such as London Wigmore Hall, Zurich Tonhalle, Geneva Victoria Hall, Amsterdam Concert Gebouw, Moscow Conservatory Great Hall and many more, Singer chose to bring his trio collaboration to an end. Since then, he has reoriented his activities towards recital, teaching and concert organization.
    With his longstanding accomplice André Fischer, a wonderful musician and guitar virtuoso with whom he plays in an outstanding cello & guitar duo since the adolescence, Singer appears more and more in works which the duo developed and adapted during his numerous years of collaboration. Indeed, singer & fischer expand their repertoire through transcriptions including Schubert’s arpeggione sonata, Debussy’s cello sonata and “l’Histoire du Tango” by Piazzolla. Recently, the ensemble gave an unpublished version of Piazzolla’s double concerto for guitar and bandoneon with star violinist Pierre Amoyal and the Lausanne Camerata. In 2016 a first (but not last!) recording devoted to Bach’s sonatas for viola da gamba (cello) and harpsichord (guitar) was published by the Italian label Stradivarius. With world famous organist Guy Bovet, Singer also performs regularly, whether in an original repertoire or in adapted works such as Franck’s cello sonata in which the piano part has been transcripted for organ by Bovet himself. Convinced that every musician should be interested in the contemporary music, Singer played as principal cellist in the Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain during a decade. During this period, he created numerous works and collaborated closely with composers such as G. Aperghis, F. Hoch, J. Levine, Mr Wettstein, J. Wildberger, J. Wyttenbach, etc. During the last twenty years, he recorded for the labels SwissPan, Audite, Claves, Acanthus Music, Grammont, Stradivarius and made broadcastings for Espace 2, DRS 2, SF1, RTSI, ORF, Vietnam National TV, Australia ABC, Radio Television Hongkong, Venezuela State TV, CBC Canada and many others.
  • Joke Wijma, Horn
    Member Esbjerg Ensemble since 2005. “Playing Peter Maxwell Davies’ “Sea Eagle” for solo horn outdoors, while a bird of prey show took place,has been the most remarkable experience I have had with the ensemble.”
    After studying with Frank Brouns and Hans Dullarert at the Conservatory in
    Groningen, Joke Wijma continued her studies at the Hochschule for Music
    and Theatre in Hamburg, where the Dutch hornist Ab Koster was professor.
    After graduating in 2004, she continued her studies with Koster as well
    as working with the Duisburger Philharmoniker as an intern.
  • Steven Dann's career has covered a wealth of violistic possibilities. As principalSteven Dann web viola of some of the world's leading orchestras, as a  veteran of the stringquartet and chamber music world, as soloist  and recitalist and as a dedicated
    Mr. Dann was born in Vancouver, Canada. His foremost teacher andmentor was the late Lorand Fenyves. Other influences include William Primrose,
    Robert Pikler, Bruno Giuranna and five summers  spent studying the string
    quartet repertoire with Zoltan Szekely and  members of the Hungarian String
    Quartet. Upon graduation from university he was named Principal Viola of the
    National Arts Centre  Orchestra in Ottawa, Canada, a position he has subsequently
    held  with the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
    in Amsterdam, the Vancouver Symphony and the  Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
    He has also served as guest  principal of the Luzern Festival Orchestra, the Boston
    Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa, the City of Birmingham Symphony 
    Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle and, in both performance and  recordings,
    with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe under Nikolaus  Harnoncourt, Paavo
    Berglund and Pierre Boulez and the Canadian Opera Company in performances
    of Wagner's Ring Cycle.  
    Since 1990 Mr. Dann has been a member of the Smithsonian Chamber Players
    in Washington D.C. and was a founding member of the Axelrod String Quartet.
    He is currently violist of both the Zebra Trio (with violinist Ernst Kovacic and
    cellist Anssi Karttunen) and Toronto's twice Grammy-nominated ARC Ensemble.
    Mr. Dann has recorded for Sony, Naxos, CBC Records and others. The Stereo
    Record Review described his 2006 recording of the viola works of Brahms
    (ATMA CLASSIQUE) as "without doubt, one of the most beautiful viola
    recordings I have ever heard".   As both a performer and teacher, Mr. Dann
    is a regular guest at many international festivals and arts schools. He teaches
    viola and chamber music at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto's Royal
    Conservatory of Music and is the Coordina
  • Christian Martinez, percussion
    Christian Martinez commenced his percussion studies in his
    home town of Cali in Columbia. Later followed studies at theManhattan School of Music in New York and at Rogaland Music Conservatory in Stavanger. In 1996 he graduated
    from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen,
    the same year he became a member of Esbjerg Ensemble.Christian Martínez has participated as a chamber musician
    and soloist at several festivals and concerts in Scandinavia,Europe, USA, Latin America and Taiwan. Most recently at
    the Nordic Music Days Festival in 2010, Athelas New Music
    Festival in 2011, Percussion Plus Festival Aarhus in 2012
    and Kalliokuninkala Festival in 2012 and Percussion Plusin 2014, both in Finland.In January 2014, Esbjerg Ensemble
    collaborated with “the king” of baritones, Omar Ebrahim,
    in the first Scandinavian performance of György Kurtágs,“Pas a pas, nulle-part” for baritone, string trio and percussion.
    In the year 2010, Christian Martinez released his first soloCD “Rhythmical Séance” with Per Nørgård’s I Ching as well
    as pieces by Ivar Frounberg and Ejnar Kanding. The
    collaboration with Nørgård led to 2 new pieces included in
    this CD: a concerto for percussion and ensemble called
    Three Scenes as well as Arabesques I, II, III (2011) for solo percussion. Both pieces are dedicated to Christian
    Martínez and Esbjerg Ensemble.
  • André Fischer, guitarAndre Fischer web

  • Sakari Tepponen, violinsakkari

    Member of Esbjerg Ensemble since 1997. “I started playing violin under my older brother’s guidance. He was already employed as a violinist at the National Opera Orchestra in Helsinki when I started. It was a natural choice for me to learn to play the violin because at home, I had heard violin playing throughout my entire childhood. ” Sakari graduated from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna.Alongside his employment as concertmaster in the internationally recognised Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Sakari has performed as a chamber musician and
    soloist throughout Finland. He has performed as a soloist and chambermusician at concerts nationally in Denmark and abroad. In 2002 he performed a recital with pianist Masahiro Saito at The Musashino Cultural Center in Tokyo. Sakari has recorded solo pieces with orchestras, among others music by Felix Mendelssohn, Karl Amadeus Hartmann and Jean Sibelius. His recording and
    concert performances with Finnish violin music led to the Sibelius Medal in
    1996.Today, Sakari teaches chamber music and soloist masterclasses both
    in Denmark and abroad.
  • Franz Ortner, cello    
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    Franz Ortner was born in 1980 into a family with a strong musical background and has studied in Vienna and Berlin with Wolfgang Herzer, Wolfgang Boettcher, Martin Löhr and the Artemis Quartet.

    In 2006 he moved to Lisbon, Portugal to play as principal cello in the Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra under the baton of French violin virtuoso and conductor Augustin Dumay.

    From 2008 – 2013 he was member of Danish chamber group ‚Esbjerg Ensemble’, consisting of a string quartet, wind quintet and percussion.

    In 2013, he joined the Viennese piano trio, named TrioVanBeethoven, with which he recently recorded all Beethoven trios for the Austrian Label Gramola and which performs regularly all across Europe.

    Currently he is member of the ‚Musikkollegium Winterthur’, Switzerland and holds a principal cello position in the orchestra ‘Le concert olympique’, Antwerp, Belgium.

    Also, frequently invited to play in orchestras as the Vienna Philharmonic, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

    As a soloist and as a chamber musician he has recently appeared with the Estonian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bruckner Orchestra Linz and pianist Alexander Melnikov.

    Franz plays a cello made by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris 1856.
  • Michel Camille, viola

    Michel Camille has been engaged as the Esbjerg Ensemble’s viola MichelCamille4player since 1995 and from 1997 – 2001 presided as the Ensemble’s Artistic Director. In 1999 Michel founded the annual Esbjerg International Chamber Music Festival and as its Artistic and Administrative Director, has collaborated with Denmark’s most notable composers and invited chamber musicians and soloists from all over the world.
    During his education, Michel Camille won
     numerous awards, the first when he was only 11 years old – afull scholarship to Wells Cathedral School, a specialist music school.
    As a pupil of one of England’s elite music schools he received an intense musical education combined with frequent appearances as a soloist as well as an ensemble musician. For Michel’s part, that meant performing with legends such as Yehudi Menuhin, Yfrah Neamen, Norman delMar and Igor Ozim in concert halls in Europe and further afield.
    After turning 18, Michel also
     won awards for solo and chamber music appearances in London as a viola player, including the “Premier Prix” at the Guildhall School of Music, where he studied with Professor David Takeno, and later the “Concerto prize” at Banff Fine Arts.
    After a short period playing often as principal with orchestras such as the Academy of St. Martin, LPO, the BBC Symphony, London Musici, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the City of London Sinfonia, Michel decided to entirely devote to chamber music. Since then he has worked for both the classical and the contemporary chamber music scene as a performer on the international stage, as well as an Artistic Director introducing innovative programming, and has brought colourful Art forms as demonstrated by collaborations with dance, puppet theatre & music of our time.
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  • Daniel Roberts, violin

    Daniel Roberts webDaniel Llewellyn Roberts (b.1987) studied with Nigel Murray and Jan Repko.
    He is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, holds Masters
    degrees from the Royal College of Music, London (as a Yehudi Menuhin Scholar),
     the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, Hannover, and has twice been
    Leverhulme Chamber Music Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

    As a soloist, Daniel has appeared in Hong Kong City Hall, the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, the Hindemith Cabinet, Frankfurt, and the Sudler Recital Hall, Yale University.

    He was the recipient of the 2009 Musicians Benevolent Fund ‘Emily English’ Award
    for ‘most outstanding violinist’, and the 2010 Philharmonia Orchestra MMSF ‘John E. Mortimer’ prize.

    Alongside his role as violinist with the Castalian String Quartet, he performs internationally as a chamber musician and has collaborated with musicians such as Steven Isserlis, Levon Chilingirian and the Primrose Piano Quartet. 

    Daniel is in demand as both a violin and chamber music teacher, holding positions at Birmingham Conservatoire and St. Paul’s Girls’ School, London, and giving masterclasses at St. Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh, and in various music schools and conservatoires in China. 

    He is a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians and is extremely grateful to them for the loan of a fine violin by Joseph Guarneri filius Andrea of 1705.
  • Jesper Lützhøft, konferencier m.m.
    The Danish guitarist, music producer, and formeropera and orchestra director, Jesper Lützhøft,
    made his debut as a soloist at the Royal. Danish Academy of Music in 1987 and has since haunted
    the Danish music scene on many different levels.
    From 2001 to 2007 he was engaged at Danish
    Broadcasting Corporation where he organized achamber music competition and introduced music
    to the audience with the concert series
    "Kammermusik med Birkes". In recent years
    he performed concertos at the Hindsgavl
    Festival with the the Odense Symfoniorkester.
  • Charlotte Bonneton, viola

    Charlotte Bonneton webHaving studied in her native France at the Grenoble Conservatoire and the Schola Cantorum, Paris, Charlotte was awarded a full scholarship to study violin with Professor György Pauk at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where she obtained a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours and a Master of Arts with Distinction. Whilst at the Royal Academy, Charlotte also studied viola with Matthew Souter.

    Aged 16, she won 2nd Prize at the Wieniawski International
    Violin Competition (Junior Category) and subsequently performed as a soloist in the Maison de Radio France, the Auditorium du Louvre (Paris), the Salle Cortot (Paris), the Théâtre des
    Bouffes du Nord (Paris) and the Festival Radio-France in Montpellier. In 2011 she made her recital debut at theConcertgebouw, Amsterdam, as part of the Holland Music Session’s ‘New Masters on Tour’ programme.

    As a concerto soloist, she has appeared with Orchestre National de Lorraine,
    Jyväskylä Sinfonia, Kazakh State Philharmonic Orchestra, Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum, Royal Academy String Orchestra and Royal Academy Concert Orchestra, performing works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns and Schnittke.  Charlotte is
    dedicated to introducing audiences to new music and regularly collaborates with the
    London Contemporary Orchestra.
  • Kana Sugimura, violin

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    Kana Sugimura was born in New York to Japanese parents, and took up the violin at the age of five. Studying privately with Yfrah Neaman in the U.K., she continued her
    studies with Takashi Shimizu at the Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai). After graduation on highest marks, she served a year as assisting faculty. On receiving grant from the Meiji-Yasuda Foundation, she went on to study with Krzysztof Wegrzyn at the Hannover University of Music and Drama. 

    She has been awarded prizes at many international competitions such as the Premio Trio di Trieste Chamber Music Competition (duo with pianists Natsumi Ohno and
    quartet with Flex Ensemble), the first International Violin Competition in Qingdao, China, Jeunesses Musicales International Competition in Belgrade, or the Hannover
    International Violin Competition. 

    Kana Sugimura has performed as soloist with such orchestras as the Japan Symphony Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic, the Osaka Century Orchestra,
    the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Polish Radio, Baltic Symphony Orchestra, and the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra. 

    In 2007, together with the Linos Ensemble, she gave the premiere of the arrangement of the violin concerto of Alban Berg, by Andreas Tarkmann, 

    As guest concert master, she has joined orchestras such as the St.Gallen Symphony Orchestra, the South West German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim, or the Northern German Broadcasting (NDR) Radio orchestra. 

    Since 2012 she is the co-founder and violinist of the Germany based piano quartet Flex Ensemble, and concert master of chamber orchestra Musica Assoluta. 

    She currently teaches at the Hannover University of Music and Drama.

  • Felicia Greciuc, oboFelicia Greciuc web

  • Christopher GravesChristopher Graves studied the cello with Melissa Phelps at the Royal College of Music, and with Johannes Goritzki at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana. He also studied chamber music with Oliver Wille at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, Hannover. His other teachers have included Bernard Greenhouse and Kate Beare. He was supported in his studies by scholarships from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Musicians Benevolent Fund, and the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund.

    Aside from his activities with the Castalian Quartet he has performed as a chamber musician at the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall and Kings Place, and played at festivals such as the Kings Place, Heidelberg, and Middelburg festivals. As a soloist he has been heard on BBC Radio 3 playing in the BBC Proms Plus festival with an RCM chamber orchestra, and has given recitals widely in the UK and Europe.

    He has played principal cello with orchestras such as Scottish Opera and Sinfonia Cymru, and other orchestras he has worked with include Philharmonia and London Chamber Orchestra.
  • Lars Bjørnkjær, violin
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    Born in 1968 in Los Angeles, Lars Bjørnkjær is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Utrecht Conservatorium in the Netherlands, where he studied under Viktor Liberman and the Juilliard School in New York, where he studied from 1988 to 1992 with Sally Thomas and Dorothy Delay.

    In 1993, Lars Bjørnkjær was appointed concertmaster of the Royal Danish Orchestra. He is also in demand as a guest concertmaster to orchestras and
    opera houses throughout the Nordic region and has repeatedly visited major Scandinavian orchestras.

    As a soloist Lars Bjørnkjær has played concertos with orchestras in Denmark
    and abroad with conductors such as Christian Badea, Josef Suk, Fabrizio Ventura and Michael Schønwandt. His collaboration with the world-renowned pianist Rohan de Silva has brought Lars Bjørnkjær on tour in Europe, Asia and the USA.

    He has given solo recitals throughout Denmark and in numerous European countries as well as radio appearances in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Holland.