Henrik Chaim Goldschmidt is the principal oboist of The Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is educated at the Karajan Accademy in Berlin and has played as solo-oboist with the leading orchestras of the world among those the Berlin Philharmonic.
As a recording solo-artist for EMI, Goldschmidt has been higly acclaimed in the international music scene and has received a “Grammy” for best classical recording of the year 1993. Goldschmidt has won a number of prestigious prices and awards for his outstanding work as a musician and of bringing enemies together in art. He has the very rare title of honorary member of the Danish Music Union.
In 2003 Goldschmidt founded the Middle East Peace Orchestra in which outstanding artists from all over the world meet to play the music of the great middle eastern traditions.
As a composer Goldschmidt renews the tradition of Jewish music and writes for his band, for films and for the theatre.