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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Copenhagen

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© GuoJunjun | Wikimedia Commons
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CopenhagenConcert in Copenhagen

Bernstein, Mahler
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Elisabeth Kulman

CopenhagenFarinelli vs. Senesino

Porpora, Vinci, Bononcini, Handel, Gasparini, Giacomelli, Ariosti, Hasse, Sellitto
Concerto Copenhagen; Sonia Prina; Vivica Genaux; Lars Ulrik Mortensen

CopenhagenBallet de Luxe

The Royal Danish Orchestra; Garrett Keast

CopenhagenThe Royal Danish Ballet Gala: A Gala featuring International stars in celebration of August Bournonville

Royal Danish Ballet; Garrett Keast; The Royal Danish Orchestra

CopenhagenMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Giuliano Carella; Lars Kaalund; Royal Danish Opera; Gregor Bühl; Christian Friedländer; Pernille Egeskov; Elizabeth Llewellyn
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The other Lulu: a Danish rarity in Copenhagen

Dénise Beck (Sidi) and Henning von Schulman (Dilfeng) © Camilla Winther
Dénise Beck shines as the Princess Sidi in the Royal Danish Opera's production of Friedrich Kuhlau's Lulu, receiving its first performances in 180 years.
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Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade: Love in the time of selfies

Nielsen's Maskarade © Per Morten Abrahamsen
Kasper Holten's production of Carl Nielsen's delightful comedy Maskarade delights in Copenhagen.
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The king is not well: Nielsen’s Saul og David

Johan Reuter (Saul) © Signe Roderik
The Royal Danish Opera's new production of Carl Nielsen's first opera Saul og David updates the action to the present-day Middle east and, while well-sung, comes off as overly simplistic.
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Send in the clowns: Stefan Herheim’s Lulu in Copenhagen

Gisela Stille (Lulu) © Miklos Szabo
Zombie clowns abound in Stefan Herheim's uncomfortably comical and upsetting Copenhagen production of Alban Berg's Lulu.
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An occasionally brilliant Don Giovanni at the Royal Danish Opera

Don Giovanni (Royal Danish Opera) © Miklos Szabo
Malin Hartelius and Palle Knudsen electrify an otherwise competent Don Giovanni in Copenhagen.
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