“An exciting young talent emerges. I would gladly buy a ticket to see Swensen on the strength of this appealing calling card."

– The Strad

Cellist Jonathan Swensen has captured First Prizes at the 2018 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, 2018 Khachaturian International Cello Competition, and 2019 Windsor International String Competition. In his native Denmark, he was recipient of the Jacob Gades Scholarship in 2019, the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize in 2017, and First Prize at the 2016 Danish String Competition.

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February 1, 2023

Fantasia - Works For Solo Cello

As for the Kodály itself, Swensen’s interpretation can stand with the best of them.

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Upcoming Schedule

May 31, 2023

Casals Festival

Teatro Alejandro
Tapia, Puerto Rico

Sala Jesús María Sanromá | Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico

951 PR-25 San Juan, San Juan,
00907 Puerto Rico

Solo Cello Recital

SØRENSEN, BENT : Wings of Spring
J.S. BACH : Cello Suite no.4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010
DUTILLEUX : '3 Strophes Sur Le Nom De Sacher' for solo cello
SØRENSEN, BENT : Farewell-Fantasia
KODÁLY : Sonata in B minor for solo cello, op.8

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June 11-20, 2023

Chamberfest Cleveland

Cleveland, OH
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June 22-25, 2023

Festival & Friends

Copenhagen, DK
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