NICOLAI KROG


Born the 15. of May 1974

Started his studies with professor John Damgaard at the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music in 1993.

During his course of study, he attended numerous international masterclasses in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Slovakia.

In 1998 he was enrolled in the soloist-class at the conservatory. During these post-graduate studies, he spent one year in Zürich, where he studied with the russian professor and pianist Rudolf Kehrer.

His official debut was in november 2000 with piano-recitals in Aarhus and Copenhagen, and performances of Tjaikovskijs 1. piano-concerto in Soenderborg and Flensburg. "Classico" published a CD with his debut-concerto in Aarhus.

His years of study included a lot of concerts, like fx. performance as soloist in Beethovens 3. pianoconcerto in Tivoli, Copenhagen, and a tour in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland with the swizz orchestra "Nota-Bene". Since his debut he has played recitals all over Denmark, and since his first performance with orchestra at the age of 16, he has played piano-concertos by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Tjaikovskij with different orchestras.