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.


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”)