General Manager and Artistic Director from May 1, 2017: Philipp Kochheim

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      Photographer: Kåre Viemose

Kasper Holten directs the opera Brothers

The Danish National Opera will be performing a new opera based on Susanne Bier’s film Brothers (Brødre) in 2017 when Aarhus is European Capital of Culture.
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The Bier Trilogy

Brothers is part of Musikhuset Aarhus' Bier Trilogy, in which the acclaimed film trilogy by Susanne Bier is adapted into three different genres in connection with Aarhus European Capital of Culture 2017.
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Season 2017-18

The touring productions of the coming season was presented to the Danish theaters in November, and in that connection we hereby present the titles in the DNO’s 2017-18 season.

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Season 2016-17

“In opera all the emotions are in play,” says opera director Annilese Miskimmon, and continues, “and I am pleased to present the 2016-17 season, when we are showing the whole palette of magic, drama and love in captivating operas for the whole of Denmark”.
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