Danish orch throws benefit for Syrian refugees

Danish orch throws benefit for Syrian refugees


norman lebrecht

September 21, 2015

The Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra is giving a refugee aid concert on Wednesday at the DR hall in Copenhagen.

Viola player Katrine Bundgaard (pictured) tells Slipped Disc she has invited 104 refugees and arranged bus transport from the Sandholmlejren camp.


The programme is:

Sibelius: Karelia suite
Per Nørgård: Percussion concerto (‘For a change’)
Carl Nielsen: 3rd symphony, Espansiva.

Tickets here.

Go. I f you can’t go, give.


  • Nicolas says:

    And it is now happening in London too! Sarah Connolly and some of the top professional musicians are getting together in a big fundraising concert for Syrian refugee children on 11 November at St James’s Piccadilly.

    Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No.5
    Gustav Mahler, Kindertotenlieder (soloist: Sarah Connolly)
    Malek Jandali, Phoenix in Exile (World Premiere, tbc)

    Book tickets at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2265817