“SOLISTER PÅ SPRING” – Mikkel Lynggaard and Aros Guitar Duo21.04.2017
Concert in The Round Tower – friday 21. april kl: 19:30
The Danish Guitar Society once again have the pleasure to present a double concert in our series Solister på this spring. This year we are featuring Mikkel Lynggaard from the soloist class at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus and the Aros Guitar Duo from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.
A growing tradition with the Danish Guitar Society, these concerts provide an opportunity to exceptional young guitarists to shine and share their music and incredible talents with us.
The goal for a musician is the highest artistic and technical level and we are sure that this evening’s concert will achieve that.
Since 2015, the award wining classical guitarist Mikkel Lynggaard (born 1990) has studied at in the soloist class at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus with professor Frederiks Munk Larsen. Mikkel has over the years won several competitions, both as a soloist and chamber musician, and has performed in both radio and TV broadcasts. In 2016 he won the prestigious soloist competition at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, and performed the Heitor Villa-Lobos’ guitar concerto with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his numerous performances as a soloist, Mikkel is an active chamber musician in FACES ensemble and together with Mikkel Schou in New Nordic Guitar Duo. Mikkel Lynggaard has received several scholarships and also studied with the internationally renowned guitar professor Antonio Duro in Sevilla, Spain.
Mikkel Lynggard plays works by J. S. Bach, J. Rodrigo and J. Dowland.
Aros Guitar Duo
The Aros Guitar Duo consists of the guitarists Mikkel Egelund Nielsen and Simon Wildau, and was formed in 2009 before a concert series in Bergen arranged by The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus. The Aros Guitar Duo often performs in Denmark and the rest of the world, and have among other things performed Joaquin Rodrigo’s double concerto, Concierto Madrigal for two guitars. The Duo have won 1st place in the International Guitar Competition ”Omiš Guitar Fest” in Croatia, 1st place at the the International Guitar Competition of Fiuggi in Italia, and 2nd place at the Acerra International Guitar Competition in Napoli. The Aros Guitar Duo is currently studying in the soloist class at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen with professor Jesper Sivebæk. The Aros Guitar Duo have also studied with the Spanish guitarist Àlex Garrobé and have received masterclasses with many international soloists and professors.
Aros Guitar Duo plays works by C. Frank, F. Mompou and J. Brahms.
Prices: 150kr.- student 50kr.
or at the entrance at the day of the concert