Kristoffer Hyldig, piano
Kristoffer Nyholm Hyldig, a talented musician from Denmark, captivated audiences with his debut concert at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2010. Under the guidance of Professor Niklas Sivelöv and Tove Lønskov, he showcased his remarkable skills and left a lasting impression. Since then, Hyldig has become a prominent figure in the Danish music scene, enthralling listeners as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist at various music societies and festivals.
His musical pursuits have taken him beyond Denmark's borders, as he has performed in esteemed venues across Europe and even at Carnegie Hall in New York. Collaborating with orchestras led by renowned conductors like Michael Schønwandt, Jean Thorel, and Michael Boder, Hyldig has enchanted audiences with his piano prowess. Notably, his recorded works include the complete songs of Messiaen for soprano and piano, released by Naxos.
Hyldig's deep appreciation for Messiaen's compositions has led him to perform intricate piano works such as "Vingt regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus" and the magnificent "Turangalîla-Symphonie" with The Royal Danish Orchestra. His interpretations have garnered critical acclaim and solidified his reputation as a masterful pianist.
Recognized for his exceptional talent, Kristoffer Nyholm Hyldig has received numerous accolades throughout his career. Notable among them are the Jury's Special Prize in the EU piano competition in 2009, the Jakob Gade Scholarship, the Léonie Sonning Music Foundation Scholarship, and the recent Danish Music Critics Reward. Furthermore, Hyldig's musical contributions extend beyond the concert hall. He has been involved in Zentropa-produced movies, lending his musical expertise both on soundtracks and on-screen appearances. Additionally, his recordings have been featured in plays at The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, further showcasing his versatility as an artist.