Nicklas Schmidt is a Danish composer and arranger, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He holds a masters diploma with honors from the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire, and a post graduate soloist-composers diploma from the Royal Danish Academy of Music. Nicklas worked as arranger and orchestrator on the Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated score for “The Theory of Everything” written by Jóhann Johánnsson. He has written the score for a number of feature films, documentaries, video games and TV series, earning international awards, nominations and several world premieres at film festivals such as the Berlin Film Festival.
His music has also been featured in a number of international classical music festivals and concert halls, including the Tonhalle in Zürich, the Tivoli Hall in Copenhagen and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. His scores have been recorded with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra (the Great Bear), The Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (Beyond Beyond), the Malmö Symphony Orchestra (Zombiehagen), The Budapest Art Orchestra (The Arctic Giant & Klassefesten 2) and the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (Ronal the Barbarian).