TALKS // SeminarS // Workshops

Conversation w. Hans Abrahamsen, Neal Ashley Conrad Thing and Jane Schwarz: Inger Christensen's poems

Researcher in comparative literature Neal Ashley Conrad Thing, composer Hans Abrahamsen and artistic director Jane Schwarz discuss Danish writer Inger Christensen's literary works, taking Abrahamsen's piece To Inger Christensen sange as a point of departure.
Tuesday 16/1 at 17.00 // Frederiksberg Library

Masterclass w. Anna Thorvaldsdottir

Masterclass for composition students at RDAM with the award-winning composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir.
Wednesday 24/1 at 16.00 // The Royal Danish Academy of Music

Seminar W. Justin Christensen

The Danish-Canadian composer and researcher Justin Christensen will head a seminar for composition students at RDAM.
Thursday 25/1 at 14.00 // The Royal Danish Academy of Music

Artist talk w. Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Lasse Thoresen and Knud Romer

As a prelude to this year's festival, NJORD Biennale invites you to an artist talk with the two composers Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Lasse Thoresen moderated by Knud Romer.
Thursday 25/1 at 17.30 // Charlottenborg // This talk will be held in English

Artist talk w. Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Benjamin Staern, Justin Christensen 

Three composers from the same generation, each from a different Nordic country, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Benjamin Staern and Justin Christensen offer insights into working as a composer. The talk is moderated by composer Niels Rosing-Schow.
Friday 26/1 at 21.15 // KoncertKirken // This talk will be held in English

Children's workshop W. FIGURA Ensemble 

As a prelude to the performance of The Deacon of Dark River, composed by Hugi Gudmundsson, FIGURA Ensemble will host a music workshop for children, aged 6-11 years.
Saturday 27/1 at 10.00 and 13.00 // KU.BE // Registration is required

Artist talk W. Anna Thorvaldsdottir AND Torben Sangild 

Cultural researcher Torben Sangild interviews Composer-in-Residence Anna Thorvaldsdottir about composition, visuality, and aesthetics in relation to the works, which will be performed live after the talk. 
Saturday 27/1 at 21.30 // KoncertKirken // The interview will be conducted in English

Workshop for Composition Students W. Avanti! Chamber Orchestra 

For a two-day workshop, the world-famous Avanti! Chamber Orchestra and the conductor Clément Mao-Takacs will work with composition students at RDAM on a performance of students' very own, newly composed works. The workshop concludes with a Sunday concert where the works will be premiered. 
Workshop: Saturday 27/1 + Sunday 28/1 10.00-13.00 // Ny Sal at RDAM 
Concert: Sunday 28/1 at 15.00 // Studiescenen at RDAM 

School workshop W. Ingeborg Okkels, Ann Linn Palm AND Patricio Fraile 

Workshop for school children from the fourth to the sixth grade in the Greater Copenhagen area, relating to this year's theme NORDIC NOIR. The point of departure for the workshop is an Icelandic legend about light and shadow, which the pupils will interpret through auditive and visual means. 
Monday – Friday 9.00-13.00 in February // Schools in Copenhagen

NJORD | Jan 30 – Feb 02 2020 | Copenhagen

NJORD is Copenhagen's biennale for new Nordic music and art. The biennale brings together composers, visual artists, musicians, poets, and directors in Nordic collaboration on a number of cross-artistic projects.