Mogens Dahl

Curriculum vitae Mogens Dahl


Masters of Conducting, The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, 1983
Masters of Arts in Music, University of Aarhus, 1980
Studies with Eric Ericsson (Stockholm), Tamas Vetö (Copenhagen),
Michael Schønwandt (Copenhagen), Jorma Panula and Eri Klas (Helsinki)

Conductor for

Danish National Opera, Aarhus (1991 - 2006)
The Jutland Chamber Choir (1982 - 2006)
Ensemble Fyn (1995-99)
Tonica Wind Ensemble (1986-92)
Aarhus Youth Symphony Orchestra (1989-92)
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir (since 2005)

Guest Conductor

Stockholm Wind Symphony (1989)
Kroumata Ensemble, Stockholm (1997, 1990)
Danmark Radio Chamber Choir (since 1991)
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra (since 1991)
R.U.O. Radio Underholdningsorkestret (since 1992)
Odense Symphony Orchestra (since 1992)
Aarhus Symphony Orchestra (since 1992)
Ensemble 2000 (since 1993)
Esbjerg Ensemble (since 1993)
Swedish Radio Chamber Choir (1995)
Sjaelland Symphony Orchestra (since 1996)
Storestroem Ensemble (1998)

Stage productions

The Danish National Opera, Aarhus:
The Merry Widow (2003)
An Adventure in Rosenborg Garden (2002)
World Premier: Lars Johan Werles' "Pandora's Box" (2000 - nominated for the Reumert prize)
Don Juan (1999)
The Barber of Seville (1997, 1998)
Alternate conductor for Stravinsky's "The Rake's Prandress" (1996)

The Funen Opera:
Vladimir Mayakovsky (1997)
Amahl and the Night Visitors (1995)

Ebeltoft Festival:
New production of Monteverdi's "Orpheus" (1992)
Danish premier of Bent Lorentzen's opera "Fackeltanz" (1993)

Stockholm Opera:
World premier of "Runkärlek" (1997)

Staatstheater Kassel Opernhaus:
Zar und Zimmermann (1996)

The Other Opera (Denmark):
Systema Naturae (1998)

Aarhus Teater:
Pirates of Penzance (2000)
Les Miserables (1998)
Crazy for You (1997)
Me and My Girl (1996)
Aspects of Love (1992-93)

The Danish Theater:
Aspects of Love (national tour 1993)


Associate professor in conducting, Music Department, Aalborg University (since 1982)
Teacher in conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus (since 1985)
Conductor at The National Opera, Aarhus (1991 - 2005) - including among others: Rigoletto, Fidelio, The Magic Flute, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Chess, La Bohême, Candide, Eugin Onegin and Les Contes d'Hoffmann.
Director for Mogens Dahl Concert Hall and Chamber Choir (since 2005)

Guest professor

University of Belo Horizonte, Brazil (1996 & 1999)
The Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo (since 2003)


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Italy, Scotland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Germany, Spain, Russia, Brazil, Japan, Norway, Israel


The Silver Rose Bowl in the EBU competition, "Let the Peoples Sing" (1997)
P2 Concert Prize (2008)


From a Home with a Piano, Publimus (1990) - author
Italian Opera 1600-1750, Publimus (1989) - author
Gad's Music Encyclopedia (2003) - contributing writer