LÉONIE SONNING TALENT PRIZE 2023
Kristian Riisager was born in 1996 and grew up in Ulstrup in Favrskov Municipality. Kristian has played piano since the age of seven. In 2020, he received a bachelor’s degree from the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, after which he began his master’s degree at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. He has participated in and won awards at several national and international competitions and played many concerts at home and abroad. Back in 2021, he won the first Rued Langgaard Competition in 2021 together with soprano Louise McClelland Jacobsen. Kristian will use the money that comes with the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize to develop through courses and masterclasses abroad, as well as on expenses for competitions and producing video material for PR.