Bolette Roed (1979) graduated from the advanced solo performance class of the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, March 2004, and since then, her solo career has brought her to festivals and concert scenes all over Europe, Asia and the US. Parallel to the studies in Copenhagen, she also studied at Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse de Lyon, and she graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Copenhagen.
Soon after her debut, Bolette was appointed Artist-in-Residence of the Danish National Radio and in 2011 she was nominated for the Nordic Council’s Music Prize. Furthermore she received the Grand Prize of Jacob Gade Foundation in 2003. Latest prize is “The Danish Music Critics Prize 2014”. Bolette is an all-embracing musician, working not only with the classical repertoire for recorder, but also with improvisation, folk and world music. Her repertoire ranges from medieval through renaissance and baroque to contemporary music and she has world premiered a large number of works. As part of her innate curiosity Bolette is constantly striving to expand the musical playground of the recorder. She works with many different instrument combinations and styles, including innovative co-operations such as with DJ’s, jazz musicians and the theatrical stages. Bolette has appeared as soloist with Concerto Copenhagen, the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Danish Orchestra.
born in 1973 and educated from Real Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Madrid and The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
He graduated as both composer, saxophonist and organist and has received numerous commissions from ensembles, orchestras, choirs and opera houses in Denmark and abroad.
He is a four time Grammy nominee as well as a nominee for the Nordic Council Music Prize with his trio Alpha. His concerto grosso "Le Quattro Stagioni" was awarded by The Danish Arts Foundation as one of the most groundbreaking compositions of the year.
Besides composing and giving recitals, Mr Navarro-Alonso holds a position as professor of classical saxophone at The Royal Danish Academy of Music as well as a position as organist in Sorgenfri Church.
David Hildebrandt (b.1976). and also educated from The Royal Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
He is very active at Danish as well as foreign music scenes, and he has toured with various orchestras in Europe, USA, and Asia.
In 2002 he won 1st prize in The Royal Danish Academy of Music’s soloist competition, and received William Christiansen’s Scholarship.
He has furthermore been given Gladsaxe Music prize 2004.