Brahms Horn Trio in Danish radio P2

On August 2nd, at a concert at Odsherred Kammermusikfestival, Emil performed the Brahms Horn Trio together with solo hornist in Danish RSO Lasse Mauritzen and concert master of Copenhagen Philharmonic Jon Gjesme.

The concert was broadcast on live radio by the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) and can be streamed here: Link to DR. The Brahms trio is the second half of the concert, starting at 1’42 in the broadcast.

Clarinet Trios

The concert with Mathis Kjøller, clarinet, Carl-Oscar Østerlind, cello, and Emil Gryesten, piano, on August 13th at the Waves Up North series, part of Vendsyssel Festival, got a very enthusiastic review in the online magazine – read here.

The programme for the concert included works for clarinet trio by Brahms, Nørgård, Widmann, and Piazzolla.

Recording of Beethoven last piano sonatas

During sessions in April and July, Emil recorded the last five piano sonatas of Beethoven (op. 101-111) in the Concert Hall of the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

The producer is Federico Mattioli, and the double-album will be released in October. The recording is a part of the artistic research project Beethoven Reconstructedlink.

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

Read more: LINK


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.

Read more here: LINK

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