…such was the immediate response from the Danish National Radio, who live-transmitted the debut concert. Swiss-Danish violinist Niklas Walentin and Danish-Australian pianist Alexander McKenzie have delighted audiences and critics, since their debut in 2016. Internationally acclaimed musicians individually, they have performed in concert halls such as Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and the Mariinsky Theatre.
Niklas Walentin, violin
Alexander McKenzie, piano
Violinist Niklas Walentin started playing the violin at the age of six. His studies were completed at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and at Conservatorio Svizzera Italiana in Switzerland. Niklas Walentin has won many prizes and awards. He is triple prize winner at the International Carl Nielsen Violin Competition 2012. In 2015 he was awarded the Danish Critics Award, as well as the Carl Nielsen & Anne-Marie Brodersen Award in 2017.
Alexander McKenzie, was born in Copenhagen and into a family of musicians. He took his first piano lesson at six-years of age and made his international debut as a soloist at the age of 16 with Grieg’s Piano Concerto. Since then he has appeared as a soloist and performed concerts in Copenhagen, across Denmark as well as internationally throughout Europe, in Russia and in China. He has won several First Prizes and received several awards, such as the Harby Award in 2016 and the Carl Nielsen & Anne-Marie Brodersen Award in 2017.
Works of Viennese and Vienna based composers will be presented
with most kind support of the ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA, Copenhagen.
- The Concert will be followed by a Vin d’Honneur -