Summer Concerts at the Glyptotek

Experience world class musicians amongst Roman gods and heroes, when we invite you to a new season of classical summer concerts in the beautiful Central Hall of the museum.

The Summer Concerts will take place every Sunday in August and September.

Behind the star-studded program is concertmaster and court musician Julie Eskær
and solo cellist of The Royal Orchestra Ingemar Brantelid.

Look forward to romantic, dramatic, spell-binding and festive tones.

Buy your tickets to the summer concerts here
(Please note, the ticket site is in Danish).

See all the concerts below.


Melodious Beethoven
Sunday 7 August 12.00-1.00 pm

This is an opportunity to hear three award-winning young musicians revelling in Beethoven’s melodious universe.

Musicians: Josef Alin (cello), Jonas Lyskjær Frølund (clarinet) and Elias Holm (piano)

Read more about the concert here.


The NOVO Quartet Play Haydn and Beethoven
Sunday 14 August 12.00-1.00 pm

Hear the rising stars of the NOVO Quartet playing Beethoven and Haydn in this witty concert.

Musicians: The NOVO Quartet – Kaya Kato Møller (violin), Nikolai Vasili Nedergaard (violin), Daniel Śledziński (viola) and Signe Ebstrup Bitsch (cello)

Read more about the concert here.


Elvekjær Plays Pictures from an Exhibition and Kreisleriana
Sunday 21 August 12.00-1.00 pm

Don’t miss the award-winning Danish pianist, Jens Elvekjær playing Schumann and Mussorgsky.

Musician: Jens Elvekjær (piano)

Read more about the concert here.


The Eskær Trio Play Haydn and Brahms
Sunday 28 August 12.00-1.00 pm

For more than 25 years, the Eskær Trio have been one of the most experienced and musically engaging chamber ensembles in Denmark. In this concert, the three musicians perform two piano trios – by Haydn and Brahms.

Musicians: The Eskær Trio – Julie Eskær (violin), Emilie Eskær (cello) and Charlotte Thaning (piano)

Read more about the concert here.


Popular Piano Quartets by Mozart and Brahms
Sunday 4 September 12.00-1.00 pm

Comprising some of the most outstanding classical musicians in Denmark, Ensemble MidtVest are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. In today’s concert, they play two piano quartets – by Mozart and Brahms.

Musicians: Ensemble MidtVest – Alexander Won-Ho Kim (violin), Sanna Ripatti (viola), Jonathan Slaatto (cello) and Martin Qvist Hansen (piano)

Read more about the concert here.


The Danish String Quartet Play Britten and Schubert
Sunday 11 September 12.00-1.00 pm

The Danish String Quartet play Britten’s Three Divertimenti in the Glyptotek’s magnificent Central Hall. This colourful work abounds in playful virtuosity, mad glissandi, stomping marching rhythms and elegant nostalgia.

This is followed by Schubert’s String Quartet No. 13, which he wrote at the age of 27 – just four years prior to his death.

Musicians: The Danish String Quartet Frederik Øland (violin), Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin), Asbjørn Nørgaard (viola) and Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin (cello)

Read more about the concert here.


Cello Sonatas from 1915
Sunday 18 September 12.00-1.00 pm

Duo Brantelid-Hadland is a union of two of the most sought-after musicians in Scandinavia: the Norwegian piano virtuoso, Christian Ihle Hadland and the Danish world-famous cellist, Andreas Brantelid.

For today’s concert they have put together a programme of sonatas composed in 1915 amidst the horrors of World War I.

Musicians: Andreas Brantelid (cello) and Christian Ihle Hadland (piano)

Read more about the concert here.


The Arild Quartet – Beethoven and Brahms
Sunday 25 September 12.00-1.00 pm

This is a golden opportunity to hear the Arild Quartet, who have been one of the leading chamber ensembles in Denmark since 2008.

Musicians: The Arild Quartet – Tobias Durholm (violin), Johannes Søe Hansen (violin), Stine Hasbirk (viola) and Ingemar Brantelid (cello)

Read more about the concert here.


Buy tickets to the summer concerts here

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