Reviews

Performed in the most compelling and historical way

»It was a fully packed church in Risør […] it started out with Castello, Biber and Purchell […] performed in the most compelling and historical way by Concerto Copenhagen.«

 

Eystein Sandvik
NRK Radio – 29/6 2017

A summer night of baroque ligtning and thunder

»It is very clear that Concerto Copenhagen’s musicians interprete the music with great pleasure and follow their director Lars Ulrik Mortensen with utmost conviction […] A stormy night with a suitably stormy applause.«

Michael Wruss
Nachrichten.at – 13/6 2017

A Baroque storm in Potsdam

»Concerto Copenhagen increased both tempo and volume further under the direction of the temperamental Lars Ulrik Mortensen, with breaks of constantly new and even more musical versions to stage the dynamics of ebb and river.«

Michaela Schabel
Klassisk.com – 10/6 2017

Fire water storm baroque!

»The Danish musicians gave the music a majestic quality, which evoked memories of Edward Elgar's preferred lecturial term "Nobilmente".«

Carlos Maria Solare
Festspielsereporter – 10/6 2017

The most exquisite listening experience

»Concerto Copenhagen lives in every way up to what is to be expected of a historic performance. A ligthful and brilliant sound, exquisite down to the last detail, fascinating colors of sound and impulsive variations of pace. It all comes together as a whole creating a listening experience of the most sublime.
5 out of 6 stars.«

Le Parnasse Musical
Le Parnasse Musical – 27/4 2017

The morning we all became shepherds

»You may think that it is courageous to embrace so much in a single book. It is not easy to get children interested in listening to Baroque music [...] The reason this book succeeds is because it is the best quality. Author, illustrator and orchestra are among the very best.«

 

Bjarne W. Andresen
bjarnewandresen.dk, 1/4 2017

The 17th Century illuminated in tones of fire

»Concerto Copenhagen celebrated Europe’s music heritage proving why we need such music specialists.«
5 out of 6 hearts

Henrik Friis
Politiken, 23/3 2017
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Gade’s masterpiece ’Elverhøj’ performed sensationally in technicolor

»To expose Gade to such a 'reinterpretation' had the result of eliminating the patinated impressions of earlier recordings and resulted in a new astonishing image of Gade's music in glorious technicolor.«

Camilla Marie Dahlgreen
Information, 3/3 2017
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Gade as main direction

»The performance of “Elverskud” with Concerto Copenhagen and The Danish National Vocal Ensemble became a historical moment in Danish music. «

Søren Schauser
Berlingske Tidende, 2/3 2017
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