Bent Sørensen

Danish composer Bent Sørensen was born on 18 July 1958.  He studied composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Ib Nørholm and at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus with Per Nørgård.

Sørensen's L'isola della Città (2016) won the 2018 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.


A selection of articles about Bent Sørensen

CD Spotlight. Unique and Most Compelling - Concertos by Danish composer Bent Sørensen, heard by Eugene Takeuchi-Williams. '... in these three pieces, Sørensen is the consistent champion of the understatement.'

CD Spotlight. Immediate Appeal - Music by and inspired by Axel Borup-Jørgensen, recommended by Geoff Pearce. '... very descriptive, atmospheric music ...'



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