Discography of Christina Bjørkøe

The list is cronological with respect to date of recording. I welcome any additions or corrections.

Many thanks to Christina Bjørkøe, Dacapo Records, Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM), Royal Academy of Music Aarhus (RAMA) and Dansk Kulturarv for providing and confirming several details.

Christina Bjørkøe on Crescendi Artists and Dacapo Records.

Composer Work Cover Year Date Venue Piano Label Reference Comments
Henriques Romance, op. 43
Nordisk dans ("Nordic Dance")
Erotikon, op. 56
Mazurka, op. 35
Romance, op. 50 - Sensommer ("Late Summer")
Hexedansen ("Witches' Dance")
Religioso, op. 34
Wiegenlied
Kleine bunte Reihe, op. 20
Canzonetta, op. 27
Sorg ("Grief")
Ballerina, op. 51
Novelletter, op. 26
Petite Valse
Berceuse

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
2018 27-29 June Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226151 The CD is on YouTube, e.g. Romance here
Henriques From "Aphorismer", op. 6: No. IV, Jeg elsker ("I love")
Billedbogen ("The Picture Book")
Melodiske profiler, op. 38 ("Silhouettes")
Erotik, op. 15 ("Eroticism")
2018 24-26 June Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226150 The CD is also found here

Promotional video for the CD here. The
work performed is from "Erotik", op. 15
no. 3: Papillon (abridged)
Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle

Copenhagen Soloists
Gilbert Martinez, organ
Jonathan Ofir, conductor
2017 25 March Copenhagen
Concert Church
Shigeru Kawai n/a YouTube Non-commercial live video recording
Grieg

Nielsen
Cello Sonata, op. 36
From "Fantasy Pieces", op. 2: No. 2, Romance

Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2015 10 October Aarhus
Musikhuset
Not credited RAMA CD Non-commercial live recording

Concert in memory of Anne Øland
Borup-Jørgensen Viola Sonata, op. 14
Mobiles after Alexander Calder, op. 38

Anette Slaatto, viola
Mathias Reumert, marimba
2015 14, 15 September Copenhagen
Garnisons Church
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226584 All three movements of opus 14 are
also found here, here and here

Opus 38 is also found
here
Nielsen From "Humoresque-Bagatelles", op. 11:

No. 3 in F major, A little slow waltz (extract)
2015 8 June Copenhagen
Juhl-Sørensen
Steinway showroom
Steinway DK4 YouTube Non-commercial video recording

Date is YouTube publication date
Borup-Jørgensen Music for percussion and viola, op. 18

Anette Slaatto, viola
Percussion Ensemble
Gert Mortensen, conductor
2015 29 May Beijing
Central Conservatory
of Music
Steinway n/a YouTube Non-commercial live video recording
Borup-Jørgensen Music for percussion and viola, op. 18

Anette Slaatto, viola
Ekkozone Ensemble
Mathias Reumert, conductor
2014 21-23 December Copenhagen
The Opera House
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226584 The work is also found here
Beethoven From "Diabelli Variations", op. 120: Theme 2014 8 August Copenhagen
Juhl-Sørensen
Steinway showroom
Steinway n/a YouTube Promotional video for Late Summer
Festival Copenhagen, 16-24 August 2014

Date is YouTube publication date
Schumann
Sibelius
J. Gade
Piano Quintet in E flat major, op. 44 (fragment of 1st movement)
Religioso for cello and piano, op. 78 no. 3 (fragment)
Tango Jalousie (fragment)

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Sara Wallevik, violin
Dmitri Golovanov, viola
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2013 July Italy
Pigna
Yamaha n/a YouTube Non-commercial live video recording with
excerpts from Festival of Alta val Nervia
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat major, op. 44

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Ida Speyer Grøn, viola
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2013 5 May Copenhagen
Danish Broadcasting
Corporation Studio 3
Fazioli Danish Broadcasting
Corporation
2. movement YouTube
3. movement
YouTube
4. movement
YouTube
Non-commercial video recording

Date is the date of broadcasting by the TV
channel DR K
Riisager Bricconata ("Prank")
Aquarelle in E major
Palavas
Romance in C major
Minuet
Sovesang ("Lullaby")
Violin Sonata no. 2, op. 5
Concertino pour cinq violons et piano, op. 28A

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Anne Søe, violin
Inger Ørbæk Lerch Høj, violin
Christian Ellegaard, violin
Inkeri Vänskä, violin
2011 19-21 December Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Steinway Dacapo Records 6.220594 The CD is on YouTube, e.g. Bricconata here

Commercial trailer here
Nordentoft Moment
Pointed Out

John Kruse, clarinet
Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2011 26 November Aarhus
Musikhuset
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226577 The CD is also found here
Beethoven Diabelli Variations, op. 120 2011 9-11 September Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Danacord DACOCD 747 The CD is also found here
Nordentoft HillShapes-WorldStillness

Claus Myrop, viola
2011 12 August Aarhus
Musikhuset
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226577 The CD is also found here
Rovsing Olsen Piano Concerto, op. 31

Odense Symphony Orchestra
Bo Holten, conductor
2011 31 January -
3 February
Odense
Koncerthuset
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226038 The CD is also found here
Gade Sonata in E minor, op. 28
Aquarellen, op. 19
Neue Aquarelle, Tonbilder für Pianoforte, op. 57
Andantino
Discarded Movement
2010 25-27 June Copenhagen
Royal Library
Not credited CPO 777 628-2 The CD is also found here
Koppel From "Moses" Oratorio, op. 76: Opening
Piano Concerto no. 3, op. 45: 2nd movement
David's Psalm no. 3

Marie Carmen Koppel, vocalist
Gitta Maria Sjôberg, vocalist
Various ensemble instrumentalists
Benjamin Koppel, saxophone, conductor
2008 4 October Copenhagen
Royal Library
Steinway Cowbell Music 53 (CD)

Music 50 (DVD)
Live recording

Concert celebrating the 100th anniversary
of Hermann D. Koppel

Interpretations of Koppel's compositions
arranged by his son Anders Koppel and
grandson Benjamin Koppel
Koppel Piano Sextet, op 36

Dora Séres, flute
Max Artved, oboe
Søren Elbo, clarinet
Jens Tofte-Hansen, bassoon
Lasse Mauritzen, horn

Piano Quintet, op. 57

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Ida Speyer Grøn, viola
Henrik Dam Thomsen, cello
2008 4 October Copenhagen
Royal Library
Steinway Cowbell Music 50 (DVD) Live recording

Concert celebrating the 100th anniversary
of Hermann D. Koppel
Holmboe Violin Sonata no. 1
Violin Sonata no. 2, op. 16
Violin Sonata no. 3, op. 89
Bagatelle no. 1 "Arabesque"
Haiduc, op. 193

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
2008 20 September
16, 17 August
Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226063 The CD is on YouTube, e.g. Haiduc here
Milhaud

Ravel
Scaramouche, suite for two pianos: 3rd movement

From "Miroirs": No. 4, Alborado del gracioso

Milhaud is with Katrine Gislinge, piano
2008 24 May Copenhagen
Tivoli Concert Hall
Steinway Juhl-Sørensen DVD Live video recording

Concert celebrating the 20th anniversary
of the Danish Steinway Festival

Milhaud is also found here and latter half
of Ravel
here
Nielsen The complete piano works:

Five Piano Pieces, op. 3
From the Mountains - Symphonic Suite, op. 8
Humoresque-Bagatelles, op. 11
Festival Prelude for the New Century
A dream about "Silent Night"
Chaconne, op. 32
Theme and Variations, op. 40
Suite, op. 45
Three Piano Pieces, op. 59
Piano Music for Young and Old
Piano Piece in C major
2007 21, 22 August
2, 3 July
Copenhagen
Royal Library
Not credited CPO 777 413-2
Koppel Piano Quartet, op. 114
Piano Trio, Nine Variations, op. 80

Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Ida Speyer Grøn, viola
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2006 3, 4 January Birkerød
Mantziusgården
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226003 The CD is also found here
Koppel

Brahms
Piano Quartet, op. 114
Piano Trio, Nine Variations, op. 80
Ternio, for cello and piano, op. 53b

Piano Quartet no. 3 in C minor, op. 60

Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Ida Speyer Grøn, viola
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2005 8 November Aarhus
Royal Academy
of Music
Not credited RAMA CD Non-commercial live recording
Riisager Waltz from the ballet "Twelve by the mail", op. 37 2005 19 September Hellerup
Gl. Hellerup Gymnasium
Hornung & Møller Bach Production BPPRODCD03
Koppel Piano Quintet, op. 57

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Ida Speyer Grøn, viola
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2005 11-13 May Birkerød
Mantziusgården
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226003 The CD is also found here
Bentzon Sonata no. 4 2005 21, 22 March Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226030 The CD is also found here
Glass

Henriques
Violin Sonata no. 1 in E flat major, op. 7

Mazurka for violin and piano, op. 35
Wiegenlied

Arne Balk-Møller, violin
2004 22-24 September Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226005
Bentzon Sonata no. 2
Sonata no. 7
2004 5, 6 July Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226030 The CD is also found here
Riisager Sonata, op. 22
Deux Morceaux
Four pieces from Slaraffenland ("Fools' Paradise"), op. 33
Sonatine
Waltz from the ballet "Twelve by the mail", op. 37
Four piano pieces for children
Quatre épigrammes
A happy trumpet and other piano pieces
2004

2003
27 March
31 January
13 December
Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226004 The CD is also found here
C. Schumann

Schumann
Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann, op. 20
Prelude and Fugue in G minor, op. 16 no. 1
Romanze in G minor op. 21 no. 3

Fantasy in C major, op. 17
2003 August Copenhagen
Royal Library
Not credited Classico CLASSCD 445 Reissued on United Classics T2CD 2012069

The CD is also found here
Glass Piano Quintet in C major, op. 22

Johannes Søe Hansen, violin
Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Katrine Bundgaard, viola
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
2003 23-25 March Copenhagen
Danish Radio Concert Hall
Not credited CPO 777 062-2
Mozart Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, KV 467
Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major, KV 468

Czech Chamber Philharmonic
Douglas Bostock, conductor
2001 February Czech Republic
Pardubice
Not credited Classico CLASSCD 369 2nd movement of Piano Concerto no. 21 is
also found on CLASSCD 520-21.

The CD is also found as appendix to Peter
Dürrfeld's book "Den lille Mozart".
Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 2000 October Birkerød
Mantziusgården
Yamaha Classico CLASSCD 360 Reissued on Scandinavian Classics 220590 205

The CD is also found here
Børresen Violin Sonata in A minor, op. 13

Arne Balk-Møller, violin
2000 29-31 March Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Not credited Dacapo Records 8.226005
Chopin Preludes, op. 28
Mazurka in B flat major, op. 17 no. 1
Mazurka in E minor, op. 17 no. 2
Mazurka in A minor, op. 17 no. 4
Nocturne in C sharp minor, op. 27 no. 1
Nocturne in D flat major, op. 27 no. 2
Waltz in F minor, op. 70 no. 2
Waltz in D flat major, op. 70 no. 3
1999 August Birkerød
Mantziusgården
Not credited Classico CLASSCD 292 Reissued on United Classics T2CD 2012057,
Scandinavian Classics 220561 205 and as part
of the 4-CD set Membran 222122 444.

The CD is also found here

Prelude op. 28 no. 24 is included on Danish
Classical Music Awards 2001, SDC DMA 2001
Schumann
Britten
Brahms
Märchenbilder for viola and piano, op. 113
Lachrymae, for viola and piano, op. 48
Viola Sonata in F minor, op. 120 no. 1

Ida Speyer Grøn, viola
1997 1 December Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Beta tape Non-commercial live recording

Ida Speyer Grøn's debut concert
Bach
Nørholm
Schumann
Ravel
Nielsen
Partita no. 5 in G major, BWV 829
Strengeleg og Hammerslag, op. 145
Études Symphoniques, op. 13
From "Miroirs": No. 4, Alborado del gracioso
Suite, op. 45
1997 25 November Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Beta tape Non-commercial live recording

Bjørkøe's debut concert

World premiere of Nørholm's op. 145
Glass Violin Sonata no. 1 in E flat major, op. 7
Violin Sonata no. 2 in C major, op. 27
Cello Sonata in F major, op. 5

Arne Balk-Møller, violin
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
1997 24-26 February Copenhagen
Danish Broadcasting
Corporation Studio
Not credited CPO 999 548-2
Bartók Sonata for two pianos and percussion

Nikolaj Koppel, piano
Sigmund Sigfusson, percussion
Kaspar Thiesson, percussion
1996 20 March Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Beta tape Non-commercial live recording
Schumann


Messian

Scarlatti
From "Fantasiestücke", op. 12:
    1. Des Abends
    2. Aufschwung
    3. Warum?
    4. Grillen
Étude de rythme no. 3: Neumes Rythmiques
Sonata in B minor, K497
Sonata in B minor, K87
Sonata in D major, K492
1994 14 April Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Beta tape Non-commercial live recording
Grieg Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major, op. 13
Cello Sonata in A minor, op. 36

Hasse Borup, violin
Henrik Dam Thomsen, cello
1993 27 October Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Beta tape Non-commercial live recording

Concert celebrating Grieg's 150th anniversary
Barber Prayers of Kierkegaard, op. 30

Jesper Koch, piano
Susanne Skov, soprano
Peter Ketting, tenor
SAFRI duo, percussion
1993 Spring Not credited Not credited Danica Records DCD 8154 Arranged for two pianos and percussion
by Jesper Koch
Rovsing Olsen Trio II, op. 77

Charlotte Rafn, violin
Eugen Hye-Knudsen, cello
1992 4 November Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Beta tape Non-commercial live recording

Concert celebrating Rovsing Olsen's
70th birthday
Nielsen From "Three Piano Pieces", op. 59: No. 3, Allegro non troppo 1990 n/a Odense
Danish National
Academy of Music
Steinway TV2 YouTube From Herman D. Koppel master class on
Carl Nielsen's music

Koppel has performed all Nielsen's piano
works for Nielsen himself
Kreisler Sicilienne "In the style of Francœur"

Christine Enevold, violin
1986 25 May Copenhagen
Royal Danish
Academy of Music
Not credited RDAM Reel tape Non-commercial live recording

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