Line Tjǿrnhǿj

(born in 1960 in Ǻrhus, Denmark), composer. She studied composition at the Jutland Conservatory in Ǻrhus, where she was taught by Simon Steen-Andersen and others. Her musical inheritance is unique and her contribution to the auditive sound world can be recognized from far off. Later she worked as a nurse. She wrote her first music at the age of 35 and since then her compositions have been acclaimed by critics and audiences.
Selected works: Tomorrows child, 2011 Opera monologue for female voice, cello and electronics; Materia, 2011 Three sopranos and electronic playback; Requiem, 2011; Stabat Mater 2009; Daughter, 2008, Electronic Music; Anorexia Scara, 2006, staged concerto 6 voices, double bass and electronics.
Awards: Anorexia Sacra won the competition for the best chamber opera at the American Opera Vista Festival in 2009. In 2010 the music committee of the Danish Arts Foundation awarded Line Tjǿrnhǿj its three year working stipend for a classical composer.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.