Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Fabio Luisi, Principal Conductor

"The orchestra has a smooth, lovely string sound...rustic-sounding woodwinds and incisive brasses."
The New York Times

"...performance was astonishing and impossibly sublime...this was a performance that left one stunned in wonderment...the orchestra played beautifully."
New York Classical Review


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 Symphony Orchestra is rooted in its close relationship with Danish and Nordic music, and it is the world's leading Carl Nielsen-orchestra, bar none.

From 2012, the principal conductor of the Symphony Orchestra was Spanish maestro Rafael Frühbeck de Bugos, but his death . . .

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