Holmboe Festival

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Country and Region DenmarkCentral Jutland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Horsens, Central Jutland, Denmark
Festival Contact Information

Holmboe Festival
Kultur-og Fritidsforvaltningen
RĂ„dhustorvet 4
8700 Horsens
Denmark
Phone: (45) 7629-2309
Fax: (45) 7629-2316
Email: kulbj@horsens.dk

Festival Description

Horsens hosts an annual classical music festival in memory of the great Danish composer Vagn Holmboe (1909-1996). His works are among those performed by national and international soloists and ensembles at various venues around town. Vagn Holmboe studied composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and spent time studying in Berlin and Romania, where the folk music was a great inspiration to him. Haydn, Nielsen, Sibelius, Stravinsky and Bartok were also influences on his work.

Festival Dates March 9 - 11, 2012
Festival Links

http://www.holmboeihorsens.dk/

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