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Bent Sørensen

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen

...Bent Sørensen's tonal universe is truly original - Tori Skrede, VG


...Bent Sørensen is a master of moods - Jakob Wivel, Børsen

Key Works:
Career Highlights:
  • 2018 won the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition
  • 2014 awarded the Wilhelm Hansen Prize of Honor
  • 2014 appointed chairman of the Danish Composers' Society
  • 2011 Composer-in-residence at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
  • 2011 awarded the International Award at British Composer Awards for La Mattina
  • 2009 Sounds Like You premiered at Bergen International Festival
  • 2007 Exit Music premiered at Bergen International Festival
  • 2005 The Little Mermaid premiered by Danish National Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, London
  • 2005 Shadows of Silence premiered by Leif Ove Andsnes at Carnegie Hall
  • 2004 Under the Sky premiered at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2001 featured composer at Tonsätterfestival in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1998 the piano concerto La Notte co-commissioned by the BBC and the Danish Broadcasting Corporation
  • 1996 awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize for Sterbende Gärten





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