Song and String Quartet

Together with the Artos String Quartet and tenor Jens Krogsgaard, Emil will present a varied programme including Beethoven’s song cycle An die ferne Geliebte, the piano sonata op. 110, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ song cycle On Wenlock Edge, which will be performed at two festivals:

May 13 at Søholm Kammermusikweekend, Samsø, Denmark

May 23 at Artos Festival, Aarhus, Denmark

Tchaikovsky Concerto

One of the highlights of the 21-22 season will be an appearance as a soloist with South Denmark Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto no. 1 on January 27th in the Alsion Concert Hall, Sonderborg.


Artistic Research

Together with musicologist Thomas Solak, Emil is carrying out a project in Artistc Research at the Royal Danish Academy of Music from August 2021 to September 2023.
Gryesten and Solak’s project “Beethoven Reconstructed” focuses on Beethoven’s late piano sonatas and Schenkerian analysis and will be presented through CD recordings, a series of lecture concerts, and several articles in international journals.
Read more (in Danish):

New album released

On the new album released on Danacord, Emil performs works for cello and piano by Alfred Schnittke together with cellist Carl-Oscar Østerlind.

The CD can be purchased here and will soon be available on online streaming platforms: