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Lecture-recitals at the Royal Danish Academy of Music

At two lecture-recitals at the Royal Danish Academy of Music on 26.4. and 3.5., pianist Emil Gryesten and music theoretician Thomas Solak will present their artistic research project Beethoven Reconstructed, which focuses on Schenkerian analysis and the interpretation of the late piano sonatas by Beethoven.

26.4. at 5 PM: Beethoven: sonatas opp. 101 and 111

3.5. at 5 PM: Beethoven: sonata op. 106, Hammerklavier

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Chamber music festival in Odsherred

This summer, on July 30 to August 4, Emil will return to the Odsherred Chamber Music Festival, performing together with a number of distinguished artists such as clarinetist Mathias Kjøller, the violinists Jon Gjesme and Anna Egholm, and cellist Janne Fredens. The program includes masterpieces from the chamber music repertoire such as Mozart’s Piano Quartet in E flat, and the Brahms Horn Trio.

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Global Conservatoire

Emil has joined the faculty of the Global Conservatoire, which is a cooperation between five of the world’s leading music academies: Royal College of Music London, Manhattan School of Music, University of Music Vienna, Conservatory of Amsterdam, and the Royal Danish academy of Music, where Emil is Assistant Professor of piano and chamber music.More

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.


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

2023to4 Aug

Odsherred Chamber Music Festival

Anneberg, Nykøbing S

Summer festival with mixed chamber music program



Skagen Musik- og Teaterforening

Skagen Kirke

Lied concert with soprano Hedvig Haugerud.

Wagner, Grieg, Sibelius, Strauss.


Trio concert in Flintholm Church

Flintholm Kirke, Frederiksberg

Trio concert with August Finkas, clarinet, and Morten Lyngs, violin.

Schubert, Stravinsky, Bartok.