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Danish National Symphony Orchestra

orchestra
Per Morten Abrahamsen

The Danish National Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1925 under the motto: “The best, and only the best”. Today it is one of the leading symphony orchestras in Europe with visits by the world’s leading conductors and soloists. The strong and straightforward personality of the Orchestra is rooted in its close relationship with Danish and Nordic music and it is acknowledged to be one of the world’s leading Carl Nielsen orchestras.

From 2012 until his death in June 2014, the orchestra’s chief conductor was the Spanish maestro Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Already a few months later, the Orchestra announced its current principal conductor, Italian Fabio Luisi. The Orchestra’s honorary conductors are Thomas Dausgaard, who resigned as principal conductor of the Orchestra in 2011, and Herbert Blomstedt, principal conductor from 1967 to 1977. The Danish National Symphony Orchestra’s latest first guest conductors have been Yuri Temirkanov, Michael Schønwandt and Dmitri Kitajenko.

The home of the Orchestra is DR Koncerthuset, built in 2009, designed by the famous French architect Jean Nouvel.

  • Niels W. Gade

    Comala

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Symphonies (Blu-ray)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Symphonies (DVD)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Symphonies (Blu-ray)

  • Paul von Klenau

    Symphony No. 9

  • Franz Schubert, Anton Bruckner

    Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Danish National Symphony Orchestra

  • Bent Sørensen

    Sounds Like You

  • Carl Nielsen

    Maskarade

  • John Frandsen

    Requiem

  • Poul Schierbeck

    Fête galante

  • Søren Nils Eichberg

    Before Heaven, Before Earth - Symphonies 1 and 2

  • C.F.E. Horneman

    Orchestral Works

  • Carl Nielsen

    The Masterworks Vol. 1 – Orchestral Music

  • Rued Langgaard

    Music of the Spheres

  • Asger Hamerik

    The Symphonies

  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    The Key Masterpieces

  • Rued Langgaard

    The Symphonies

  • Per Nørgård

    Symphonies 3 and 7

  • Anders Koppel

    Double Concertos

  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    Vølvens spådom

  • Rued Langgaard

    Symphonies Nos. 12-14

  • Bent Sørensen, Per Nørgård

    The Little Mermaid; The Will-o'-the-Wisps Go to Town

  • Alexander Zemlinsky, August Enna

    The Little Match Girl; Die Seejungfrau

  • Asger Hamerik

    Choral-Symphony; Requiem

  • Ole Schmidt

    Concertos

  • Rued Langgaard

    Antikrist (DVD)

  • Hans Abrahamsen

    Orchestral Works

  • Vagn Holmboe

    Requiem for Nietzsche

  • Rued Langgaard

    Symphonies 4-5

  • Rued Langgaard

    Symphonies 9-11

  • Rued Langgaard

    Symphonies 6-8

  • Niels Rosing-Schow

    Archipel des solitudes

  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6

  • Friedrich Kuhlau, Niels W. Gade, J.P.E. Hartmann, P.E. Lange-Müller, H.E. Krøyer, Jacob Gade, J. Mikel

    Der er et yndigt land

  • Ludolf Nielsen

    The Tower of Babel

  • P.E. Lange-Müller

    Renaissance

  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5

  • Richard Wagner, Ludwig van Beethoven, Edvard Grieg, Niels W. Gade, Hakon Børresen

    King Frederik IX conducts The Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3

  • Poul Ruders

    Symphony No. 2

  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    Liden Kirsten

  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    Ouvertures

  • P.E. Lange-Müller

    Der var engang (Once upon a time)

  • Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

    Orchestral Works

  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    Symphonies 1-2

  • Friedrich Kuhlau

    Elverhøj

  • Herman D. Koppel

    Moses

  • Per Nørgård

    Luna · Symphony No. 3 · Twilight

  • Bent Sørensen

    Sterbende Gärten

  • F.L.Ae. Kunzen

    Holger Danske

  • Axel Borup-Jørgensen

    Orchestral works

  • Per Nørgård

    Siddharta

  • Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Karl Aage Rasmussen

    Symphony – Antiphony · A Symphony in Time

  • Svend Erik Tarp

    Orchestral Works

  • Gilgamesh; Voyage Into the Golden Screen

  • Per Nørgård

    Concertos

  • Gunnar Berg

    Orchestral and Chamber Music Works

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