Duo NewBrook

SINGER: Johanna Nylund is a Finnish soprano located in Copenhagen. She finished her master in voice at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2019, and is now enrolled in the soloist class there. Nylund has studied with Eva Hess Thaysen, Helene Gjerris, Annastiina Tahkola and Rita Susovsky. 

Johanna Nylund has performed in many stage productions and performed soloist parts with repertoire such as Messiah by G.F.Händel and The Christmas Oratorio by J.S.Bach. Nylund was a soloist in two Opera Gala-concerts with Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra after receiving The Bel Canto Institute Orchestral Award 2018. In June 2019 she performed opera arias with Plenum Symphony Orchestra.

PIANIST: Johannes Stenberg Brooks is a young Danish pianist studying at The Royal Danish Academy of Music with Professor Jens Elvekjær. He has recently done an exchange program at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München with Prof. Markus Bellheim. Brooks has also studied composition, conducting and French Lied repertoire with Prof. Céline Dutilly. 
Brooks has participated in master classes with pianists such as Paul Roberts, Mikhail Voskresensky and Boris Berman.
Brooks has received prizes at several piano competitions, in 2015 he received the Danish Musicians’ Association’s talent prize.