Den Jyske Opera / Danish National Opera

Den Jyske Opera / Danish National Opera is Denmark’s national touring opera company. Funded by the Danish Ministry of Culture and proudly based in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city and European Capital of Culture 2017, it tours across the whole country with both traditional and innovative opera for all ages, tastes and experiences. It is a distinctive, pace-setting part of the Danish cultural scene and for decades has presented productions of the highest artistic quality. With a fulltime chorus as part of 60 artistic, administrative and technical staff it performs regularly at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen and collaborates with 5 symphony orchestras including the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.


Den Jyske Opera
Danish National Opera

Founded 1947
Base in Aarhus, second largest city i Denmark
Largest touring operacompany i Denmark

CVRnr. 22624210


General inquiries

General Manager and Artistic Director
Philipp Kochheim

Head of planning
Annette Væring

Contact members of the staff
See staff members here


Opening hours
Mondag-Thursday 9.00-15.00,
Friday 9.00-13.00
Phone +45 89 40 91 10

Ticket sales 
Musikhuset Aarhus / Concert Hall Aarhus

Phone +45 89 40 40 40