Meet Thomas Dausgaard



The great rhythm of our city is change, propelling us ever forward with energy and purpose. And so, with an enthusiastic embrace of the future, we welcome Thomas Dausgaard as our new music director. Thomas’ first season reflects his passion and joy for making music and his profound sense of humanity — nourishing qualities that and bring us back again and again to the concert hall.

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Thomas Dausgaard Calendar

Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Thursday, 21 November, 2019 7:30PM

With howling harmonies, gut-punching rhythms and a prehistoric plot that builds to the pagan sacrifice of a virgin dancing herself to death, it’s no wonder that Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring set off a riot at its first performance. Thomas Dausgaard, leading an oversized orchestra, lets loose all the physicality and wild abandon embedded in this earthshaking ballet.

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Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Saturday, 23 November, 2019 8:00PM

With howling harmonies, gut-punching rhythms and a prehistoric plot that builds to the pagan sacrifice of a virgin dancing herself to death, it’s no wonder that Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring set off a riot at its first performance. Thomas Dausgaard, leading an oversized orchestra, lets loose all the physicality and wild abandon embedded in this earthshaking ballet.

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Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 7:30PM

Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto offers an unguarded view into a tormented composer’s private, deeply felt reserves of emotion. The symphonic masterstrokes of Denmark’s greatest musical hero, Carl Nielsen, take on extra significance in the hands of his compatriot Thomas Dausgaard.

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Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Saturday, 1 February, 2020 8:00PM

Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto offers an unguarded view into a tormented composer’s private, deeply felt reserves of emotion. The symphonic masterstrokes of Denmark’s greatest musical hero, Carl Nielsen, take on extra significance in the hands of his compatriot Thomas Dausgaard.

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"This season is an invitation into my world, into some of the music which changed my life — music close to my heart and which has played a continuous role in my musical life."
Thomas Dausgaard