BAG OM MUSIKKEN
Writer and director of Bag om Musikken Koncerter. Behind The Music- Concerts. The concerts presents classical masterpieces with an actor in front of Copenhagen Phil Symphony Orchestra. With a story around the masterpiece told by an actor or actress in an entertaining and informative way. Supported by an engaging orchestra with examples played engagingly with the actor and the story. With a goal to open the music for the audience, new comers as well as experienced ears. In anecdotes and musical theory, the works are presented with historical references of the period that in some cases influenced the final masterpiece.
Selected works have been:
Shostakovich 10th symphony with Jesper Christensen.
Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra with Karen Lise Mynster.
Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet with Benedikte Hansen
and Stravinsky’s Sacre du Printemps with Olaf Johannesen.
★★★★★ “EXEMPLARY MUSIC PRESENTATION. With well-chosen words – and without being docent or puppet- Jesper Christensen created a natural connection between the man and the music. Shortly we were well dressed to to listen to the whole symphony after the break” Peter Dürrfeld, Kristelig Dagblad