Jacob Groth

Danish Film Composer

E, Bak & Groth 2022 Live Tour

December 2021

Experience an exclusive live tour with the biggest film composers in Denmark in 2022! The pioneers of Nordic Noir – Jacob Groth, Frans Bak and Halfdan E – will for the first time be playing together. It will be a show filled with their biggest hits from film and TV, performed with a band. The tour starts in January with a closed event for DKK (Danske Kulturhuse) and will continue in September around Denmark. Dates TBC.

Read more here (in Danish).

Wisting Season 2 premieres in December

December 2021

Jacob Groth has been busy working on the score for the second season of popular Norwegian drama Wisting – and it is premiering December 26th!

The first season set a viewing record on Viaplay and the long awaited second season was originally set to air in late January, but the premiere has now been moved forward almost a month. Wisting is based on the novels by Jørn Lier Horst and stars Sven Nordin and Carrie-Anne Moss. The series was created and directed by Trygve Allister Diesen. You can watch the entire first season on Viaplay.

Millennium-films to premiere on BBC

November 2021

The Swedish film adaptations of Stieg Larsson’s ‘Millennium’-trilogy, which Jacob Groth composed the score to, is premiering on British television.

The three films has been cut up into a six-part tv series and will air every Saturday on BBC4. It’s the first time the original Swedish films will air in the UK. Read more here.

The Boys from St. Petri - 30 year-anniversary

October 2021

Today, October 11th 2021, marks the 30 year-anniversary of the release of The Boys from St. Petri. It is one of the many film projects Jacob has worked on with his friend, director Søren Kragh-Jacobsen. The film won a Bodil award and several Robert-awards in Denmark, and had its US premiere the following year (1992) at the Chicago International Film Festival.

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.

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