Trio con Brio Copenhagen

Trio con Brio Copenhagen forms the artistic direction of the festival.

For the last 20 years, the trio has been an institution in Danish classical music life and consists of the sisters Soo-Jin Hong (violin) and Soo-Kyung Hong (cello) as well as pianist Jens Elvekjær (piano). They have won a great number of international competitions, and perform at concert halls and festivals all over the world. Furthermore Soo-Jin Hong and Soo-Kyung Hong are concertmasters of violin and cello at the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Jens Elvekjær is professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. In 2019 Trio con Brio Copenhagen received Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl Nielsen’s honorary award.

Neel Teilmann

Neel Teilmann is the festival’s managing director and artist manager at Nordic Artists Management, one of the leading agencies for classical music in the Nordic region. Neel is also a trained pianist with a soloist degree from the  Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Lennart Nielsen

Lennart Nielsen is festival stage manager – assisted by Marcus Bernack Larsen

Birgit Tengberg

Birgit Tengberg is the festival photographer as well as founder and previous director of the festival.

Georgina and Tina

Georgina Høgsholm and Tina Linn Austad – festival crew members

Vini and Rudolf Iuel

Board members

Jens Elvekjær (chairman – Trio con Brio)
Soo-Kyung Hong (Trio con Brio)
Jacob Soelberg (CEO, Nordic Artists Management)
Neel Teilmann (Artist Manager, Nordic Artists Management)
Jens Lund Mosbek (lawyer, partner Kromann Reumert)

Other members

Birgit Tengberg (cand. Phil., previous festival director, photographer)
Esben Tange (editor DR P2)
Vini Iuel (Lundsgaard Estate)
Soo-Jin Hong (Trio con Brio)