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CD recording: Grieg violin sonatas

Emil and violinist Benedikte Damgaard are excited to share the news that they are recording the three sonatas for violin and piano by Edvard Grieg.

The recording production is made with support from the Augustinus Foundation and Solistforeningen af 1921.


Hammerklavier and Don Juan

Emil is playing an exciting new recital program at concerts in November and December:

Beethoven: Hammerklavier Sonata, op. 106

Chopin: G-minor Ballade and Nocturne in D flat op. 27. nr. 1

Liszt: Reminiscences de Don Juan de Mozart (“Don Juan Fantasy”)


Judge at Steinway Piano Competition

Emil will be a judge in the Danish Steinway Piano Competition, which takes place in Aarhus Concert Hall on May 14th. More

Summer Festivals

In July-August 2022 Emil will appear at a couple of classical music summer festivals:

Nordisk Kammermusikfestival in Hillerød, Denmark – solo recital 27/7, programme including Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.

Odsherred Kammermusikfestival, Denmark, 31/7-5/8 – a series of chamber music concerts with various musicians.


Mr. Gryesten Jensen posseses a glorious sound, and a pianistic quality of the highest standard.

Helsingin Sanomat


He is a full-blooded romantic and an emotionally powerful musician (…) Emil Gryesten succeeded in combining thrilling virtuosity with captivating music-making.


Upcoming Events


Beethoven Reconstructed I

Royal Danish Academy of Music, Studio Hall

Lecture recital

Beethoven: Sonatas op. 101 and 111

With professor of music theory Thomas Solak


Beethoven Reconstructed II

Royal Danish Academy of Music, Studio Hall

Lecture recital

Beethoven: op. 106

With professor of music theory Thomas Solak

2023to4 Aug

Odsherred Chamber Music Festival

Anneberg, Nykøbing S

Summer festival with mixed chamber music program


Clarinet Trios

Gl. Rådhus, Nørresundby

Clarinet trios by Brahms, Nørgaard, Eichberg

With Mathias Kjøller, clarinet; Carl-Oscar Østerlind, cello

Organized by Ny Musik and Vendsyssel Festical