OUR Recordings "Label of the Month" in the "Naxos Family" of distributed Label,
Jun 16, 2022
OUR Recordings is very proud to announce the Naxos group have choosen OUR Recordings a "Label of the Month" in the "Naxos Family" of distributed Label. Also today we did send out OUR Recordings Summer Newsletter.
Album of the week in Times: The London Newspaper Times have Poul Ruders harpsiochord concerto as album of the week. Congratulations to all involved.
May 10, 2022
Classical album of the week in London Newspaper Times: Mahan Esfahani, the dynamic harpsichord star.
- think you know the harpsichord? Think again
Congratulations to all involved. The London Newspaper Times have Poul Ruders harpsiochord concerto as album of the week.
Classical album of the week in London Newspaper Times: : Mahan Esfahani, the dynamic harpsichord star.
— think you know the harpsichord? Think again
Today is the worldwide release of the SACD "Quatour pour la fin du Temps" by Olivier Messiaen
May 19, 2022
Today is the worldwide release of the SACD "Quatour pour la fin du Temps" by Olivier Messiaen with Christina Åstrand, violin, Johnny Teyssier, clarinet, Henrik Dam Thomsen, cello, and Per Salo, piano. Producer Preben Iwan. In the booklet you can read an essay by author Jens Christian Grøndahl on the piece. You can listen all all major digtital platforms,- or buy the SACD via OUR Recordings worldwide distributor NAXOS.
Release of Poul Ruders harpsichord concerto,- soloist Mahan Esfahani
May 19, 2022
Today was the official release of the amazing harpsichord concerto by Poul Ruders. Yyou can listen all all major streaming platforms to this Digital EP. Harpsichord star Mahan Esfahani is solist, and the orchestra is Aarhus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leif Segerstam. Producer Preben Iwan.
Recording of 5 Chinese Tang Dynasty Poems with music by Lars Hannibal
May 24, 2022
Yesterday we recorded 5 Chinese Tang Dynasty Poems with music by Lars Hannibal for counter tenor (Stephen Yeseta), recorder, (Michala Petri), percussion, (Gert Mortensen) and guitar (Lars Hannibal) Due to the corona virus it was not possible for Chinese erhu player Xu Ziling to come to Denmark,- so the erhu part will be recorded later. Producer Preben Iwan. Video Julie Malmstrøm Media. We are working on a late August release for this release that will be a Digtital EP. The songs are all about the relationship between nature and human being,- a comment to the actual climate situation.
Recording with Norwegian folk singer Birgitte Grimstad.
Apr 17, 2022
Monday the 11th we had to cancel the scheduled recording with Norwegian folk singer Birgitte Grimstad due to sicknes. Fortunatelly we can now make the recording on Monday the 18th. Michala Petri and Lars Hannibal will make the accompagnement for 4 old songs from the 60th and 70th, all 4 songs against war.
Producer will be Mette Duo,- and Julie Sunflower will make a video dokumentation.
Recording of Galina Grigorjeva "Lament"
Mar 21, 2022
Today Michala Petri recorded "Lament" for solo recorder by Ukrainian composer G. Grigorjeva. We recorded in Nr. Herlev Church with producer Mette Due. The release will be shortly on Digital EP
Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen is uploaded
Mar 20, 2022
I am very proud that OUR Recordings, as their 50th release, can announce that it will be Olivier Messiaen´s master piece "Quatour pour le fin du temps". The recording is in all aspects exceptional. The 4 solo players from Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Christina Åstrand, Johnny Teyssier, Henrik Dam Thomsen and Per Salo, has played this piece many times in concerts, and in a concept where an essay in 8 parts by the Danish writer Jens Christian Grøndahl, was read by the Danish actress Solbjørg Højfeldt. The essays is in 2 languages (English and French) and is printed in the booklet, so listeners can have the possibility to read about the single movements. On the SACD there is only the music. All four players are also each of them highly recognized soloist,- and on the sales sheet there is a link from a lovely live performance at the Danish Radio Concert Hall. Producer is Preben Iwan
Upload of Poul Ruders harpsichord concerto as new Digtital EP.
Mar 17, 2022
Mahan Esfahani recorded Danish composer Poul Ruders harpsichord concert0 with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leif Segerstam i Symphonic Hall i Århus September in September 2020. Producer is Preben Iwan. On OUR Reccordings website you can read more about this digital EP,- and on our YouTube channel you can watch videos where the composer and Mahan taks abiut the recording and the concerto.
Release and Newsletter March 2022.
Mar 3, 2022
Today is the international release of the album LUX AETERNA with Danish National Vocal Ensemble conducted by Marcus Creed. The repertoire is all Hungarian with musc by Kodaly and Ligeti. Also today OUR Recordings March Newsletter is send out. In the Newsletter you can read an update on releases,- and also my comments to the insane war in Ukraine.
New album LUX AETERNA uploaded
Jan 4, 2022
LUX AETERNA with music by Kodaly and Ligeti is uploaded now,- and will be released in March 2022. It is the 3rd album in the ungoing project where Danish National Vocal Ensemble conducted by their cheif conductor Marcus Creed record major works from the 20th century.
Petri/Hannibal Duo in Beirut, Lebanon
Nov 18, 2021
It was a great pleasure to play in the wonderful Les Musicales de Baabdath, "Strings of Hope" Festival in Beirut, Lebanon. The concert took place in Saint Elias Church,- and was a cooporation between the Festival and The Danish Embassy in Beirut. On the 19th both Michala and I gave master class at the Conservatory in Beirut.
OUR Recordings 15 Years Anniversary
Oct 31, 2021
Today OUR Recordings can celebrate that it is 15 years ago since we launched our own Artist label OUR Recordings. Until today we have released 48 albums.
The Roots & The Flower - Counterpoint in Bloom - Schumann op. 56 & 60 Jens E. Christensen, organ
Jul 31, 2021
The next album "The Roots & The Flower - Counterpoint in Bloom - Schumann op. 56 & 60 Jens E. Christensen, organ" arrived today. These works are not often played and recording,- and in the hands of the Danish organ legend Jens E. Christsenen, it is difficult to imagine a better performance. The producer is Preben Iwan,- and he captures the amazing sound of the old 1685 organ in Vor Frelsers Church in Copenhagen in a way that you feel you are sitting in the best spot in the church.
Monthly News Letter send out.
Jun 29, 2021
OUR Recordings Monthly Newsletter is now send out to the more than 500 subscribers. In the newsletter you can read about the latest albums,- and also the new album with Schumann Organ Music played by Danish Organ Icon Jens E. Christensen.
New collarboration with PRICE Attractions US
Jun 14, 2021
OUR Recordings is very happy to announce that we just signed a contract with the US based Artist management Price Attractions www.priceattractions.com. Focus for the work the next 13 month will be Michala Petri´s appearence as a solist with various orchestra formats, in a repertoire including both baroque concertos and the many contemporary concertos written especially for her.
The new album " Ta´ mig med - Kim Larsen songs for classical guitar" with Jesper Sivebæk is now released worldwide.
Jun 4, 2021
It is with great pleasure that we can inform that this album is now released. The release is both on CD and Vinyl and of course on all major streaming platforms around the globe. On OUR Recorings youTube channel you can se 3 videos. A Teaser where Jesper Sivebæk takes you on a walk around Christianshavn where Kim Larsen lived most of his life,- and Jesper also explain about this special release and plays samples from the album. We also uploaded 2 lovely and intimate videos where Jesper plays " Kvinde Min- Lady oh Lady" and " Lot´s of succes- Masser af succes" Enjoy!
Video Teaser for the new OUR Recordings release "Ta´ mig med - Kim Larsen songs for classical guitar" with Jesper Sivebæk,- is just uploaded.
May 18, 2021
The new album will have a pre-release for the Vinyl version on June the 2th at Nordsø Records where the Vinyl is produced. It will be with a limited audience on 50 people. Jesper Sivebæk will play from the album, and journalist Erik Jensen will talk about the Danish Icon Kim Larsen.