Frederik Magle will premiere his newest composition "Alive - Anthem for the pregnant woman" at the 22nd World Congress of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG), on September 9th at Bella Center in Copenhagen. The work, which is a crossover between classical music and "popular music", has been commissioned by ISUOG and will be performed live by the singer Julie Lindell and Frederik Magle on piano.
Frederik Magle has composed and arranged music for symphony orchestra on the Danish hip-hop group Suspekt's album "Elektra", which will be released on September 12th. The music was recorded in Prague in May 2011:
New pictures shot by Michel Winckler-Krog and Marius Budu. (Useless but fun fact: The below photo has not been photoshopped. The photographers had Frederik Magle jump from a 15-feet dirt pile upwards 20 times to get the right shot...)
On November 8th, Frederik Magle will give the first inauguration concert on the new 24-stop pipe organ in Jørlunde church. Frederik Magle has created the tonal design of the instrument. Read more about the instrument and its history here and on Frederik Magle's blog.
On June 10th, 2009, the first performance of Frederik Magle's to date largest work, the symphonic poem/suite »Cantabile«, will take place at a gala concert in the Copenhagen Concert Hall with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra (Click here for more info and tickets).
Frederik Magle gave a half-hour guest performance on solo piano at a concert with opera singer Tim Pitman inside the ruins of the historical Glastonbury Abbey, England.
[Update: New and larger high-quality MP3 excerpt available!] Hear an excerpt from the world premiere performance of Frederik Magle's latest symphonic work, performed by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.