Kurt Jensen is a Danish mandolin soloist who has been performing professionally since the age of 12. In Australia he has featured as soloist with the Melbourne Musicians, Chamber Strings of Melbourne, Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra and Guitar Ensemble.
His career in performance and recording has spanned Europe, Japan, United States and since 1989, Australia.
His virtuosity on the mandolin has inspired compositions in his honour.
Kurt Jensen is featured on the following titles
Christmas songs for mandolin orchestra. Arguably Australia's most acclaimed mandolinist, Kurt Jensen performs an international programme of sparkling and entertaining Christmas carols.
Compositions by Kurt Jensen also appear on
Music from Italy, including a fantasy on La Traviata.
Kurt Jensen also appears on
A fine disc of easy listening from the prize-winning Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra featuring soloist Slava Grigoryan.
It was in 1999 when Concordia director Basil Hawkins first came across The waltz of forgotten dreams by Hadjidakis. He was struck by its atmospheric and evocative nature and in keeping with this nostalgic ambience, the selection on this disc includes such pieces as Eileen Pakenham's Reverie and Fred Witt's Memories of Bendigo.