Jacob Groth

Danish Film Composer

Wisting Season 2

September 2021

Jacob is currently busy writing new music and placing score on the new episodes in the upcoming season 2 of the Norwegian hit drama ‘Wisting’.

Praised by The Guardian as “the best Nord-noir ever” and by The Wall Street Journal as “seamlessly woven” and “superbly layered”, season one of ‘Wisting’ smashed Viaplay viewing records and is one of NENT Group’s most successful original series so far.  Read more here.

Music Publishers Association Award

September 2021

Jacob received Æresprisen (Honorary Award) from the Music Publishers Association at this years Carl Prisen in August. Below, you can watch the video presentation shown before Jacob went on stage.

Upcoming concerts in Sweden

August 2021

You and Me 2: The Hjärtestarters interpret songs by Swedish women.
A tribute to respect and love between everyone, across gender, sexuality, age and race.

The 3rd and 4th September, Jacob Groth will be playing concerts in Sweden with The Hjärtestarters: Jacob Groth, Ole Bo, Henrik Kjelin and Pär Renevall.

The concerts are taking place at Krogen på Logen in Tolg, Sweden. Read more and book your places here.

Find the Facebook events here: September 3rd / September 4th.

Jacob wins Æresprisen at Carl Prisen 2021

August 2021

On Monday, August 23rd, Jacob Groth was awarded with the prestigeous Æresprisen (Honorary Award) at this years Carl Prisen!

He receives the award for his outstanding work as a film composer throughout the past many years, scoring legendary Danish TV dramas such as Taxi, Krøniken and Rejseholdet and breaking through internationally composing the score to the film adaptations of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium-trilogy as well his work in the US on Midnight, Texas and Unforgettable, among many other remarkable achievements through his career.

Carl Prisen is hosted by Music Publishers Association in Denmark.

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen goes on cinema-tour

May 2021

Meet Søren Kragh-Jacobsen for a talk about ‘Oh, To Be A Butterfly’

‘Oh, To Be A Butterfly’ is back in the Danish cinemas and the director, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, is going on a tour round selected cinemas to talk about the film. You can find the schedule and ticket links here:

Monday, May 10th – Nordhavn Big Bio kl. 18:30 https://bit.ly/33sAMRV
Tuesday, May 11th – Roskilde, Kino Ro’s Torv kl. 18:30 SOLD OUT 
Monday, May 17th – Holstebro, Big Bio kl. 17:00 https://bit.ly/3f8o7sS
Monday, May 17th – Ringkøbing Biograf kl. 19:00 https://bit.ly/2SvBkEq
Wednesday, May 19th – Vordingborg, Biograf Caféen kl. 18:30 https://bit.ly/3hd6afx
Thursday, May 20th – Nyborg, KinoVino kl. 17:45 https://bit.ly/3hbjm4w
Thursday, May 20th – Kerteminde Kino kl. 19:00 https://bit.ly/33xmkIp

The score from the film by Jacob Groth is available on all streaming services. Listen here.

Oh, To Be A Butterfly back in cinemas

May 2021

From tomorrow, May 6th, the Danish cinemas are opening again and Lille Sommerfugl (Oh, To Be A Butterfly) is up and running again.

In this occasion, Jacob Groth has released the full score to the film on all streaming services. You can listen on Spotify here.

Support the film industry and book your tickets to see the film here.

'Oh, To Be A Butterfly' nominated for Bodil-Award

March 2021

Congratulations to Karen-Lise Mynster, the female lead of ‘Oh, To Be Butterfly’, with her nomination for Bodil Award 2021! She is nominated in the category ‘Best Female Supporting Role’. See all of the nominees here.

Jacob Groth wrote the score to the film, as well as co-writing the original songs used in the film.

New videos

February 2021

In 4 new showreel-videos, Jacob talks about his work with scoring different, prominent projects: Wisting, Oh, To Be A Butterfly, Danish TV dramas and the Millennium-trilogy.

You can watch all the videos under the ‘Press’ page.

"Louise" nominated for Robert-Award

February 2021

“Louise”, written by Jacob Groth and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen for the film “Oh, To Be A Butterfly”, has been nominated for the prestigious Robert-Award in the category “Best Original Song”.

The show will be streamed online on February 6th, and can be seen here: https://www.robertprisen.dk/se/live

Wisting season 2

January 2021

In October, it was announced that the Nordic noir TV-hit “Wisting” would return for a second season, and Jacob Groth has again signed on as score composer.

The second season sees Larvik detective William Wisting (Sven Nordin) taking on two of the most challenging cases of his career. He first faces a race against time to hunt down an escaped killer before the latter can strike again, and then has to solve the macabre mystery behind an unknown woman’s head placed on a spike in the centre of Larvik.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the production of the season has been delayed, but it is expected to resume as soon as conditions allow.

Read more about the season here.

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