• Pablo Ortiz - Gallos y Huesos I Notker

    Orchid Classics 2015

    This debut recording on the label Orchid Classics by Ars Nova Copenhagen and Paul Hilleir presents musci by Argentinean composer Pablo Ortiz. Gallos Y Huesos (Roosters & Bones) sets poems by Argentine writer Sergio Chejfec, alongside Notker, featuring texts by Notker the Stammerer, a monk and musician who died in 912.

  • Carl Nielsen

    Songs for choir Dacapo 2014

    “It is strange that when I write these simple melodies, it is as if I am not the composer – it is people from my childhood or the Danish people who want something through me.”

    Carl Nielsen 

  • Carambolage

    Dacapo 2014

    This world premiere recording of four key works by Borup-Jørgensen combines two leading Danish ensembles, Århus Sinfonietta and Ars Nova Copenhagen.

  • THE GOLDEN AGE of Danish Partsongs

    Dacapo 2014

    Danish Golden Age jewels with Ars Nova Copenhagen. Includes Classical and Romantic works as well as music from the subsequent generations right up until our own time.

  • Arvo Pärt: Creator Spritus

    Harmonia Mundi 2012

    Paul Hillier curates this collection of Arvo Pärt's instrumental and choral chamber music drawn from different periods in the composer's career. He brings together his celebrated vocal ensembles, along with chamber group NYYD, and long-time collaborator organist Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, to produce another powerful recording of ethereal sacred music.

  • Requiem

    Dacapo 2012

    The 500 years that separate Renaissance master Johannes Ockeghem (c. 1410-97) and Danish composer Bent Sørensen (b. 1958) seem to disappear in this extraordinary Requiem which is a totality integrated both dramatically and musically; a work that unites the stylistic contrasts in a mode of expression that seems at once timeless and entirely present. The project has been initiated by conductor Paul Hillier and interpreted by his GRAMMY-winning ensemble Ars Nova Copenhagen.

  • The Christmas Story

    Harmonia Mundi 2011

    Inspired by the much-loved service of 'Nine Lessons and Carols' given every Christmas Eve in England, this recording presents the Nativity story told through plainchant, motets, 17th Century dialogues, and traditional folk carols. Paul Hillier leads Ars Nova Copenhagen and Theatre of Voices in music he has culled and arranged from Italian, German, Danish, English, and American sources.

  • Heinrich Schütz: The Complete Narrative Works

    Dacapo 2011

    This box set presents the complete narrative works (historiae) of Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672) in the acclaimed new recordings featuring Ars Nova Copenhagen conducted by Paul Hillier. The engaging account of the six stories of Christmas, Passion and Resurrection in Schütz’ sublime Baroque settings is presented along with authoritative notes and the conductor’s own commentaries.

  • A Bridge of Dreams. Music from the Pasific Rim

    Ars Nova Records 2011

    Scintilating vocal music from the Pasific Rim featuring composers and poets from China, Japan, California, New Zealand, and Australia...and one ancient Anglo-Saxon Seafarer. Unusual and lovely music sung Ars Nova Copenhagen and concuctor Paul Hilllier, and with the early harp virtuoso Andrew Lawrence-King.

  • Heinrich Schütz: Matthæus-Passion

    Dacapo 2011

    Ars Nova Copenhagen and Paul Hillier here present the fourth recording in a series devoted to the narrative works (Historia) of Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672). The Danish vocal ensemble thus celebrate Denmark’s proud connection with this German master who was appointed Kapellmeister to King Christian IV and worked at the Danish court for two periods over the course of eleven years. The cover illustrations show reliefs in beaten metal by Karl Schmidt-Rott luff (1884-1976), a member of the Die Brücke group founded in 1905 in Dresden – a city with which Schütz himself was closely associated.