Alexander McKenzie

Alexander McKenzie grew up in Sydney, Australia, where he performed his first public concerts at the age of ten. After moving to Denmark in 2007 he has since performed countless concerts along the world in halls such as Carnegie Hall/New York, Wigmore Hall/London and Salle Cortot/Paris. Prizes include the Danish National Radio’s Chamber Music Competition (1st prize, audience prize), the Van Hauen prize, the Harby Award and a prestigious Sonning Scholarship.

Alexander co-founded the critically acclaimed piano trio TRIO VITRUVI (www.triovitruvi.com) in 2013, which recently recorded music by Schubert and Brahms in the iconic Teldex Studios Berlin with Hartmut Rohde (DE) and Nabil Shehata (DE). In 2018 he co-founded KAMMERBALLETTEN (www.kammerballetten.com), a Copenhagen based ballet-production company which creates new ballets to live chamber music. Alexander has been the artistic director of Kammerballetten for four years. He has composed scores to ballets by renowned choreographers such as Paul Lightfoot and Juliano Nunes, and divides his time now between composition and performing. He is also the pianist of the “World Ballet” (www.verdensballetten.dk) which each year performs tours in Denmark, Germany and Sweden with dancers from the Royal Ballet of London, Staatsballet Berlin and The Royal Danish Ballet.

Alexander McKenzie

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6 July 2024
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KAMMERBALLETTEN (DK) & New Dance Drama presents SELVPORTRÆT Coreografia: PAUL LIGHTFOOT Original Score: Alexander McKenzie Trio Vitruvi: Piano: Alexander McKenzie, Violin: Niklas Walentin Cello: Jacob la Cour Light technicians: Roger Irman, Anton Stender Danzano: ROGER VAN DER POEL, TOON LOBACH...
30 June 2024
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UNPAIR Choreography: Ella Rothschild Performers: Maria Kochetkova, Sebastian Kloborg, Alexander McKenzie Pianist: Alexander McKenzie Music: Franz Schubert Costumes: Grith Deleuran Lighting designer: Roger Irman Artistic director of KAMMERBALLETTEN: Alexander McKenzie Unpair is a duet made for Maria Kochetkova and Sebastian...
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2 July 2023
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New Dance Drama Presents Deux à Tiroir Choreography Emanuela TagliaviaDancers Alice Mariani, Mattia SemperboniMusic Wagner / Giampaolo TestoniCostumi Lou Antinori The duet created for Alice Mariani and Gabriele Corrado, principal dancers at Teatro alla Scala, draws inspiration from the sculpture...