Benedikte Damgaard

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Playing chamber music has always been a big part of Benediktes life, and this passion has taken her to festivals and concerts through Scandinavia, Germany, Italy, Austria, France, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Belgium, China, Vietnam and Australia. Benedikte graduated from her Post Graduate studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, in 2014 as a violin soloist and in 2015 as a chamber music player, after studying with Serguei Azizian, Gunnar Tagmose, Tim Frederiksen, Jens Elvekjær (Trio con Brio) and Gerhard Schulz (Alban Berg Quartet).

Benedikte is winner of the Jacob Gade Violin Competition, Val Tidone International Chamber Music Competition and RDAM Chamber Music Competition. She received the Audience Prize of The Danish String Competition, she is a laureate the Johannes Brahms Competition and she was awarded ‘Menzione Speciale’ in Concorso de Esecuzione Musicale - Terza Edizione in Italy as the best chamber music ensemble of the competition. 

She enjoyed exploring the orchestral repertoire with the Danish National Orchestra, The Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen Phil, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Århus Symphony Orchestra and now Iceland Symphony Orchestra. 

Benedikte recorded 4 CDs, 2 CDs For Dacapo Records as Copenhagen Piano Quartet and 2 for Classico Records with violin and piano.

For more information: benediktedamgaard.com and copenhagenpianoquartet.com.