All Nielsen articles

  • Sibelius Dalene
    Review

    Johan Dalene: Nielsen, Sibelius

    2022-03-23T09:32:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: April 2022 Description: Two great Scandinavian violin concertos from a rising star Musicians: Johan Dalene (violin) Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra/John Storgårds Works: Nielsen: Violin Concerto op.33. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor op.47 Catalogue number: BIS BIS-2620 (HYBRID SACD) ...

  • Sinding Dalene
    Review

    Johan Dalene: Nordic Rhapsody

    2021-04-27T20:45:00Z

    Twenty-year-old artist’s second album looks north for inspiration

  • Lisa Jacobs
    Review

    Lisa Jacobs: Nielsen, Halvorsen, Svendsen

    2019-07-29T16:13:00Z

    An impressive attempt to get to the heart of this Dane’s radical music

  • Online violinist Johan Dalene
    Feature

    Postcard from Odense

    2019-06-17T14:00:00Z

    This year’s Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, which took place in March, succeeded not only as a joyous celebration of the composer’s music, but in bringing together exciting young players set to make their mark on the world stage, writes Charlotte Smith

  • johan dalene (9)
    News

    Johan Dalene wins violin section of Nielsen Competition 2019

    2019-03-31T17:08:00Z

    The violinist wins a cash award of €12,000, a CD recording with the Odense Symphony Orchestra on Orchid Records, and performance opportunities

  • clipboard_image
    Review

    Jiyoon Lee: Korngold and Nielsen Violin Concertos

    2018-07-20T09:50:00Z

    Powerful and convincing playing in a promising prizewinner’s debut

  • Nielsen-Zilliacus
    Review

    Nielsen: Violin Concerto; Prelude and Theme with Variations op.48; Prelude and Presto op.52

    2016-02-21T00:00:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: March 2016 Description: Ideal playing in Nielsen’s Concerto and unaccompanied works Musicians: Cecilia Zilliacus (violin) Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Blendulf Composer: Nielsen One shouldn’t prejudge a recording, but as soon as I spotted the word ‘ugly’ in the self-penned essay Cecilia Zilliacus ...

  • Nielsen-Sibelius-Skride
    Review

    Nielsen: Violin Concerto. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor; Two Serenades

    2015-12-21T00:00:00Z

    The Strad Issue: December 2015 Description: Exceptional playing, if a little muted, in concertos by two anniversarians Musicians: Baiba Skride (violin) Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra/Santtu-Matias Rouvali Composer: Nielsen, Sibelius Sibelius’s Violin Concerto offers a great variety of interpretative possibilities (see this month’s article), and in this release ...

  • Nikolaj_Znaider_2
    News

    Entries now open for 10th Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition

    2015-09-14T00:00:00Z

    Open to violinists under the age of 30, the contest takes place 16-22 April 2016 in Denmark

  • ZnaiderNielsen1
    Article

    Nikolaj Znaider performs Nielsen's Violin Concerto

    2015-06-19T00:00:00Z

    Nikolaj Znaider performs Nielsen's Violin Concerto with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vänskä. The Strad's July 2015 issue, out now, investigates the story of the concerto's composition. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To ...

  • NightingaleNielsen1
    Article

    Nightingale Quartet performs Nielsen's String Quartet no.1

    2014-12-22T00:00:00Z

    The Nightingale Quartet performs Nielsen's String Quartet no.1 op.13. The ensemble appears on the cover of The Strad's newly redesigned January 2015 issue , out now. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues ...