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Aarhus Symphony Orchestra

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Aarhus Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1935 and resides today at Musikhuset Aarhus in the award-winning Symphonic Hall. The orchestra’s 66 permanent musicians have been under the baton of its French chief conductor Marc Soustrot since 2015. Annually the orchestra gives 35 subscription concerts as well as family concerts, chamber concerts and collaborative concerts with festivals and venues such as Musikhuset, Smukfest, Spot Festival and Aarhus Festival. Aarhus Symphony Orchestra has a permanent cooperation with the Danish National Opera (Den Jyske Opera) and has recorded a substantial amount of both Danish contemporary works and a more classical repertoire on CD. The orchestra gives more than 100 school concerts each year, and in 2018 it launched Musikkens Børn (Music and Babies) – a new ambitious family project for pre-school children and their parents.

  • Friedrich Kuhlau, Christian Frederik Barth, Niels W. Gade

    Concertos from 19th Century Denmark

  • Knudåge Riisager

    Violin Concerto – Etudes

  • Svend Hvidtfelt Nielsen

    Ophelia Dances

  • Svend Erik Tarp

    Orchestral Works Vol. 1

  • Poul Ruders

    Viola Concerto; Handel Variations

  • Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • Knudåge Riisager

    The Symphonic Edition Vol. 3

  • Knudåge Riisager

    The Symphonic Edition Vol. 2

  • Knudåge Riisager

    The Symphonic Edition Vol. 1

  • Carl Nielsen


  • Poul Ruders


  • Erik Bach


  • Niels Marthinsen

    Monster Symphony

  • Knudåge Riisager

    Ballet Music

  • Tage Nielsen

    Orchestral Works

  • Niels Viggo Bentzon

    Piano Concerto no. 4

  • Rued Langgaard

    Sinfonia interna

  • Wayne Siegel

    Devil's Golf Course

  • Ivar Frounberg

    Orchestral Works

  • Bent Lorentzen


  • Niels Viggo Bentzon

    Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4

  • Niels Rosing-Schow

    Orchestral & Chamber Works