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 Events

Thomas Dausgaard Calendar

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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Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Thursday, 6 February, 2020 7:30PM

Violinist Gidon Kremer finds “a source of an unlimited inspiration” in Mieczysław Weinberg, a Polish-born, Soviet composer who followed in the shadow of his mentor and friend, Dmitri Shostakovich. The progress of an outsider working a century earlier is echoed in Antonín Dvořák, who indulged in glorious sounds of nature and Czech country life in his Eighth Symphony.

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Dvořák Untuxed

Friday, 7 February, 2020 7:00PM

Antonín Dvořák indulged in glorious sounds of nature and Czech country life in his Eighth Symphony.

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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