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MOGENS DAHL CHAMBER CHOIR

The Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir is a professional ensemble of hand-picked singers from across Scandinavia.

The Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir was founded in 2005 and has since become one of the most renowned classical vocal ensembles in the region of Northern Europe. While it is artistically rooted in the Nordic a cappella tradition, the ensemble’s goal to influence the future agenda of vocal music has sent it on a constant quest for new horizons.

The choir often performs newly composed music by established Nordic composers which is specially written for or commissioned by the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir. In 2014, the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir firstperformed Sven-David Sandström’s Nordic Mass at the Bergen International Festival. Moreover, this pioneering work has been one of the latest addition to the choir’s acclaimed CD releases.

A wonderful reinterpretation of The Passion of St. John (with music by Sven-David Sandström and text curated by Jakob Holtze) was brought to the audience in spring 2016. The work saw itspremiere at the Berlin Konzerthaus and was also performed at the opening of the ThüringerBachwochen, the Church of Holmen in Copenhagen, and The Lund Cathedral in Sweden.

Since 2008, the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir has performed Händel’s oratorio ‘The Messiah’ on an annual basis, in 2015, 2016, and 2017 in collaboration with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

★★★★★★
“So new, so compelling”
Søren Schauser / Berlingske, Dec. 11. 2017 (On Messiah)

♥♥♥♥♥
”Both mild and mighty”
– Thomas Michelsen, Politiken, 10. december 2017 (On Messiah)

★★★★★★
“Mogens Dahl’s unparalleled “Messiah””
“The choir itself is perhaps the loveliest on an evening such as this. The very few singers that be immediately come to the fore with characteristic and really beautiful voices.”
– Søren Schauser, Berlingske Dec. 5. 2016.

★★★★★
“Oh, Lord, how good!”
“Sven-David Sandström’s new Easter piece is beautiful music, and it is performed by a world class choir.”
“The performance is a major success for the artists involved… And, first and foremost, it is a success for the conductor Mogens Dahl with his 18-strong chamber choir, whose idea it all was.”
– Søren Schausser, Berlingske Tidende. About Sandström/Holtze’s Passion of St. John 2016

★★★★
“… a sumptuous performance… Many moments that took one’s breath away.”
“Mogens Dahl’s Chamber Choir unfolded itself to superbly demonstrate a new Nordic passion at top international level.”
– Thomas Michelsen, Politiken. About Sandström/Holtze’s Passion of St. John 2016

★★★★★
“A work that has every chance to be the 21-century’s musical take on one of mankind’s most seminal stories.”
– Peter Dürrfeld, Kristelig Dagblad. About Sandström/Holtze’s Passion of St. John 2016

“Luminous singing”
– Tobias Lund, Sydsvenskan. About Sandström/Holtzes Passion of St. John 2016

“It was with charitable sensitivity, but without going over the top, that the 16 singers in Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir touched our hearts.”
– Per Rask Madsen, Information. About Messiah with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment 2015.

Scandinavian functionalism meets genuine British baroque. […] This was simple, beautiful and redeeming.
– Thomas Michelsen, Politiken. About Messiah with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment 2015.

“Nothing less than a sensation”
– Camilla Lundberg, Sveriges Television. About Nordic Mass

★★★★★★
“It’s choral singing at the highest level here.”
– Magasinet Klassisk. Review of Nordic Mass

 “Such vocal dexterity is truly astonishing and well worth exploring and relishing.”
– Malcolm Riley, Gramophone. Review of Nordic Mass

“Sacred North is a splendid manifestation of what 20 professional singers can lift to the heavens of Nordic musical art.”
– Peter Johannes Erichsen in Weekendavisen

“With this collection of Nordic sacral choir music, Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir elevates all the way up into the singing’s premier league. Here is a Danish choir in a league of its own and with a unique tonal potential. “
– Christine Christiansen in Information

Andreas Halling

Swedish Andreas Halling is an active soloist and ensemble singer across Europe. He frequently works with leading ensembles in both early and new music and has sung under the direction of such conductors as René Jacobs, Eric Ericson and Laurence Equilbey.

After a musical education in the Swedish choral tradition, Andreas Halling decided to study singing at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, France, and later at the Royal Conservatory in the Haag, the Netherlands. He now lives in Brussels where he has been studying with Belgian tenor Bart de Kegel. More information and news at www.halling.eu.

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Daniel Carlsson

Daniel Carlsson was born in Sweden in 1980. He began his studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2002 and graduated as a countertenor 2009, Daniel has participated in master classes with Martin Isepp, Jill Feldman, Roger Vignoles and Paul Esswood and took private lessons with Richard Levitt, who was Andreas Scholl’s teacher for many years.

Daniel has been a soloist with conductors such as Stephen Layton, Philip Pickett and Mark Tatlow. Olof Boman directed Alberto Ristoris opera Calandro with Daniel in the role of Nearco at Sanssouci in Potsdam Festspiele 2010. He has had several major opera roles, including Nero in Monteverdi’s opera The Coronation of Poppaea, Ptolemy in Handel’s opera Julius Caesar, Farman in Falling Awake by Lasse Schwanenflügel Piasecki.

Most recently, Daniel played Oberon in Benjamin Britten’s A midsummer nights dream and Abraham in a theater version of Britten’s Abraham and Isac at Gothenburg Opera.

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David Wijkman

David Wijkman, baryton, er uddannet fra Det Kongelige Musikkonservatorium i 2010 og senere ved Operaskolen i Weimar, Tyskland. David synger i det svenske Radiokor, Mogens Dahl Kammerkor og er en flittigt brugt solist både i Danmark og i udlandet. David har sunget baspartiet i oratorier såsom Saint-Saëns Juleoratorium,  Matthäuspassion  og Johannespassion af Bach og Händels Messias – sidstnævnte opførte han blandt andet i Havanna, Cuba, sammen med det cubanske barokensemble Ars Longa. Blandt operaroller kan nævnes Figaro i Figaros Bryllup, Papageno i Tryllefløjten og Greve Robinson fra Il matrimonio segreto på scenen i blandt andre Theater Nordhausen, Eckhof Theater i Gotha og Teatro del Giglio i Lucca.  

David har deltaget ved Masterclass med bl.a Thomas Quasthoff, Malcolm Walker, Andreas Schmidt, Bo Skovhus, Deborah Polaski og Fiona McSherry.

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David Wijkman

David Wijkman, baritone,  graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2010 and the Opera School in Weimar/Germany. Currently, David is holding a permanent position in the Swedish Radio Choir, and sings regularly with the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir. Moreover, he is a widely used soloist both in Denmark and abroad. David has sung the bass part in oratorios such as Saint-Saëns’ Christmas Oratorio, Bach’s Passions of St. Matthew and St. John, and Handel’s Messiah – the latter he performed, among other places, in Havana/Cuba, along with the Cuban baroque ensemble Ars Longa. Operatic roles include Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro, Papageno in The Magic Flute and Greve Robinson in Il matrimonio segreto at, among other places, Theater Nordhausen, Eckhof-Theater in Gotha, and the Teatro del Giglio in Lucca.
David has participated in Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff, Malcolm Walker, Andreas Schmidt, Bo Skovhus, Deborah Polaski, Fiona McSherry and others.

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Erlend Tyrmi

Erlend Tyrmi comes from Norwaybut has been living the last ten years in CopenhagenHe is a much used baryton soloist in oratoriums in Norway and Denmarkand has been soloist with most of the Danish symphoni orchestrasErlend is also a skilled chamber musician in the fields from baroque cantatas to romantic liederHe has also participated in several operas, ao. the Opera Hedeland and with ‘Nordisk Netværk for tidlig Opera’.

Erlend is educated at the The Royal Danish Music Conservatory and The Opera Academy in Copenhagen.

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Hilde Gjermundsen

Norwegian Hilde Gjermundsen studied voice and piano at the Academy at Hamar and at the Music Conservatory in Trondheim, Norway. She works in the music branch at Trondheim Katedralskole, teaches methodology at the Conservatory besides being an active singer and educationist. Hilde Gjermundsen appears frequently as a concert soloist and has appeared in soprano parts in operas, operettas, masses and oratories, specially in baroque music and first performances of new music.

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Ingeborg Dalheim

Ingeborg Dalheim studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo with Mona Julsrud and Svein Bjørkøy as teachers. She specializes in baroque music and has collaborated with conductors such as Gabriel Garrido, Rinaldo Alessandrini and Alan Curtis. Dalheim has since 2004 been a member of the French ensemble Les Arts Florissants under the direction of William Christie and sings regularly with Hesperion XXI under the leadership av Jordi Savall.

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Jakob Skjoldborg

Jakob Skjoldborg is a self-taught singer with a musical background stretching from rock, musical comedy and classical music. He is a member of Ars Nova Copenhagen and works as a soloist mainly in renaissance and baroque music.

He is a co-founder of the Holmen’s men’s quartet, Holmgang, and has released two acclaimed albums with the indie rock band Windermere.

Jakob Skjoldborg has a university degree in Danish and language psychology, and he turns his skills in language and music to good account by setting select Danish poetry to music.

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Johan Bogren

Johan Bogren was born and grew up in Linköping, Sweden. After graduating from the Music High School in Norrköping, Johan Bogren studied singing at Vadstena Folkhögskola, Birmingham Conservatoire and finally at the Royal College of Music, London.

Johan Bogren has sung in the opera choirs at Glyndebourne, Opera Holland Park, The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen, and the Malmö Opera.

As an ensemble singer he is permanently attached to Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir and Ensemble Syd. In 2006 Johan Bogren became a permanent member of Radio Denmark’s Concert Choir and has participated in several projects with the Radio’s Vocal Ensemble.

Johan Bogren has appeared as a soloist at several oratory concerts both in Sweden and in England, and he has been awarded the Linköping Cultural Grant and the Östergötland County Cultural Grant.

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Jonathan Ingvald

Graduated in classical singing 2010 at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and studied under Antonio Juvarra in Monte Belluna, Italy.
Is frequently engaged as both lied- and oratorium singer.
Toured in the summer of 2012 with Robert Schumann’s “Dichterliebe” and Franz Schubert’s “Die Schöne Mullerin” in large parts of Sweden and Denmark.
Jonathan is often used as a soloist in oratoriums as Haydn’s “The Creation”, Handel’s “Messiah,” Bach’s “Magnificat” and Saint-saens “Christmas Oratorium”.

Since 2007, singing in Gentofte’s Choir, under the direction of Ruben Munk.

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Lone Selchau

Lone Selchau is a mezzo-soprano as well as a graduate from The Royale Danish Academy of Music as Choir- & Orchestra Leader.

Lone is a permanent member of the Danish Radio Concert Choir and the Enghave Chamber Choir.

Prior to this Lone has been permanently employed as member of the choir and soloist at the Gewandhaus Chamber Choir in Leipzig Germany and the Immortal Bach Ensemble also in Germany.

Lone has in addition to this been on the permanent staff at The University of Music as a singing teacher.

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Merete Laursen

Merete Laursen has a degree in musicology from Aarhus University 1998, after which she studied classical song at the Music Conservatory of Jutland, Aarhus; further studies with Dorthe Steensgaard, Tonny Landy and Klaus Møller. At the Opera Hedeland, Den Jyske Opera, the Gellerup Scene, Aarhus, and at the DANA Opera she has appeared in a number of operatic parts, and at the New Theatre, Copenhagen, she has sung big musical parts.

In addition to her choir singing in Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir, Merete Laursen assists in the choirs at the Royal Opera, Den Jyske Opera, and the Radio Concert Choir, and has been an assistant in Ars Nova Copenhagen.

 

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Nana Bugge Rasmussen

Mezzosopran Nana Bugge Rasmussen stammer fra København og fik sin første sanglige uddannelse i Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatoriums Børnekor, hvor hun begyndte otte år gammel. Efter filosofi-studier på Københavns Universitet studerede hun sang ved Universität der Künste, Berlin, og Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium.

Hun har vundet priser i flere internationale konkurrencer og fra 2015 var hun modtager af Statens Kunstfonds to-årige legat ‘Den Unge Elite’.

Hun er regelmæssig solist ved Copenhagen Opera Festival, hvor hun har sunget et bredt repertoire fra Weise til Massenet og hun debuterede i 2014 som Dido i Purcells ‘Dido and Aeneas’, med Le Capriccio Francais, dirigeret af Philippe Le Fèvre, i Bry-sûr-Marne, Frankrig. Hun har optrådt flere gange med Figura Ensemble, senest i efteråret 2017 på Det Kongelige Teater i forestillingen ‘Nedstigning’ af Nicolai Worsaae.

Ved siden af operaen er Nana hyppigt at høre som koncertsolist og hun har optrådt i ind- og udland med bl.a. Accademia Bizantina, Kammerorchester Basel, Camerata Øresund, Holmens Barok og Randers Kammerorkester.

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Regína Unnur Ólafsdóttir

Icelandic soprano Regina Unnur Olafsdottir has a degree in singing from the Royal Danish Conservatory, Copenhagen, 2009, where her teacher was Kirsten Buhl Møller. She also has a degree as a vocal coach from Complete Vocal Institute, Copenhagen.

Regina Unnur Olafsdottir has sung concerts as a soloist and with choirs and ensembles in many countries, both in Europe and in the USA. In the Icelandic chamber Opera “Grettir” she sang the part of the saga heroine Spes.

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Staffan Liljas

Staffan Liljas, bass-baritone, is equally at home on the concert and opera stage. This past year, he has been part of three critically lauded performances – first as Don Pedro in Berlioz’ Beatrice et Benedict at Läckö Slottsopera, then as the Badger in Janacek’s The cunning little vixen at Norrlandsoperan,and lastly performing Ligeti’s Aventures at Folkoperan. 

Staffan Liljas graduated the master’s program at the University College of Opera in Stockholm in 2012. He has been an avid choir singer since an early age, and has performed with over 80 different choirs, including the Swedish Radio Choir and the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir.

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Torsten Nielsen

Torsten Nielsen er baryton og uddannet med Diplomeksamen fra Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium i København. Videre studier hos bl.a. Anthony Rolfe Johnson.

Han optræder som solist i værker som Faurés “Requiem”, Duruflés “Requiem”, J.S. Bachs passioner og “Juleoratorium”, Händels “Messias” og Griegs “4 salmer” for kor og baryton.

Seneste optræden var i Arvo Pärts “Johannespassion” med Københavns Drengekor og Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen.

Er desuden uddannet som kordirigent hos professor Dan-Olof Stenlund og medvirker ved flere cd-indspilninger både som dirigent og solist.

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Director and conductor.

Mogens Dahl is a Danish conductor, founder and owner of Mogens Dahl Concert Hall and conductor of Mogens Dahl Chamber.

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David Wijkman, chamber choir producer.

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Jacob Holtze, artistic consultant.

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Henrik Engelbrech, artistic consultant.

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Sven-David Sandström, Composer in residence

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Diskografi

2017

The Passion of St John. Sandström/Holtze

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2014

Nordic Mass. Sandström/Tranströmer

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2010

North Room. Secular and sacred choir music from Scandinavia

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2008

Sacred North. Sacred choir music from Scandinavia

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2008

North. Sacred choir music from Scandinavia

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2007

Liebslieder. Secular choir music by Brahms

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2006

Højskolesange

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2005

Glade jul, dejlige jul nordiske julesalmer og sange

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All Saints 2017

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir All Saints Concert 2017

Ola Gjeilo (1978-): Tota pulchra es (2011)
Bent Sørensen (1958-): Crucifixus (2015)
Sven-David Sandström (1942-):  Tre sange til tekster af Rainer Maria Rilke WORLD PREMIERE 
Bernhard Lewkovitch (1927-): Requiem – for choir and organ (2011)
Johannes Brahms: Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühlseligen op 74, no. 1 (1877/1878)
Henry Gorecki (1933-2010): Totus Tuus (1987)
Sven-David Sandström (1942-) / Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Hear my prayer, o lord (1986)

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir – dir. Mogens Dahl. Organ: Søren Johannsen.

Golden Days Concert

In collaboration with Golden Days, author Bjørn Bredal and Johan Borups Højskole, Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir presented in the autumn of 2017 a concert in which the music, the songs and the living word told a love story about Copenhagen.

Monteverdi: Ecco Mormorar l’onde
Monterverdi: Dolcemente dormiva
Ib Nørholm: Mine danske kilder
Lars Johan Werle: Sonetto 292
Lars Johan Werle: Sonetto Trentacinque
Carl Nielsen: Chaconne, op. 32
Bent Sørensen: I kurvestolen, i vintersolen + En gang om dagen
Bent Sørensen: 4 Strunge sange
Monteverdi: Sestina

Light of Easter

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir interprets the drama of easter. May 2017
With:
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir. Organ: Jakob Lorentzen. Cello: Toke Møldrup. Conductor: Mogens Dahl

Stillness Of The Night (2016)

Life is like a whistle in the wind – a spirit that plays its melodies through human existence. This is why we celebrate All Saint’s Even with song. We remember our dead, reconcile ourselves with the incomprehensible and celebrate the eternal stillness of the night.

César Geoffray: Triptyque Mariale 
Camille Saint Saëns: Deux Choeurs, Op. 68
Per Gunnar Petersson: An Anonymous Nun’s Prayer
Louis Vierne: Fra 24 Pièces de Fantasie
Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir
Sven-David Sandström: O Sacrum Convivium

The Cosmic Trip

Nørgårds music in the seventies – concert from Golden Days Festival 2016

Athelas Sinfonietta and Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir presented a series of psychedelic works by Per Nørgård under Golden Days Festival theme on the seventies.

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir: ‘The Passion of St John’ (2016)

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir presents a gripping beautiful rendition of Easter’s eternal drama: The Passion of St John. This work is created in close collaboration with world-famous Swedish composer Sven-David Sandström and Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir’s artistic consultant, Jakob Holtze, who has composed the libretto.

Selected movements from the concert:

1. Choir – Darkness struck the face
4. St John, choir – About the same time
7. Choir, St John, Jesus – This was the dead land
9. St John, Jesus – I said: “Rabbi”
18. Jesus, choir -I will not leave you comfortless
24. St John, Jesus, Pilate, choir – The high priest then asked Jesus
26. Pilate, St John, Jesus – Behold the man!
42. St John, choir – On the following morning
45. St John, choir – Mary Magdalene later came to us
48. St John, choir – I have ascended to the highest in me

“Zeitgeist in Church of Saint Petri, Copenhagen – Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir”

ZEITGEIST
In cooperation with author and commentator, Knud Romer, the Golden Days Festival, Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir and the Ekkozone Percussion Ensemble presented a concert with highlights from 500 years of German music and poetry.

Selected movements from the concert:
Brahms: Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühlseligen
Paul Hindemith: 6 Chansons
Per Nørgård: Drømmesange / Dream Songs
Brahms I Texts by Poul Heyse: Waldesnacht 

Nordic Mass – first appearance in DK

NORDIC MESSE is a new grand-scaled work by the Swedish composer Sven-David Sandström written especially for Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir and the Danish cellist Toke Møldrup.
It was first performed at the Bergen International Festival and first performed in Denmark d. June 16 in the Garnison Church. Nordic Mass is now available on CD from the publisher ExLibris. Read more 
here.

Selected movements:
Kyrie, Fem strofer till Thoreau
Gloria, En man från Benin
Credo, Espresso
Sanctus, Madrigal
Agnus Dei, Lamento

Enticement of the silence

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir created in 2014 a quiet room for contemplation and inner silence in a concert program we called Enticement of the silence.

With:
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir. Horn player: David M.A.P. Palmquist. Conductor: Mogens Dahl.

Programme with links to the works:

Ivor Gurney: Chant to Psalm 23
Kim André Arnesen: Even when he is silent
Maurice Duruflé: Quatre Motets
Donald Cashmore: My love is like a red, red rose, The Lark in the clear air
David M.A.P. Palmquist: Nocturne for horn
Francis Poulenc: Un soir de neige
Kim André Arnesen: O Sacrum Convivium (First Performance)
Per Gunnar Petersson: Aftonland
Eric Whitacre: Water Night

Ola Gjeilo: Tota pulchra es

The best recording I have ever heard of my works.
“I have had recordings of my music performed by some of the best choirs in the world, and I must honestly say that their recording of Tota Pulchra Es is the best recording I have ever heard of my works. There is an incredible diversity of expression and passion in the performance that is very seldom heard.”

Composer Ola Gjeilo, 2009

Bernhard Lewkovitch: Requiem

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir live: first performance of Requiem by Bernhard Lewkovitch (b. 1927). Performed in Vejleå Church, Copenhagen. November 4th. 2012
Organ: Carsten Popp
Conductor: Mogens Dahl

Five parts:
Requiem
Kyrie
Sanctus
Agnus Dei
Lux æterna

STILL IS THE CHAMBER

From the cd NORTH ROOM.
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir. Klaus Tönshoff, clarinet. Exlibris 2010.

Tyst är det rum (Still is the chamber)
Music: Gabriella Gullin
Words: Pär Lagerkvist

SANDSTRÖM / PURCELL

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir LIVE
Sandström / Purcell: Hear my Prayer, O Lord
Christians Church, Copenhagen, 3 November 2013
See the concert: http://goo.gl/c1ljiU

AD NONAM

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir live: first performance of Ad nonam by Bernhard Lewkovitch (b. 1927). Performed in Vejleå Church, Copenhagen. November 4th. 2012

Parts:
In Monte Oliveti
Vinea mea
Caligaverunt
Jesum tradidit
Tenebrae (Ad nonam)

Lyrics from Tenebrae-responsoriums

STUDIES IN RED

Mogens Dahl Kammerkor / Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir
Studier i Rødt
Golden Days Festival 10. september 2013
Pressen – Politikens Hus

Program:
Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969): Drei Gedichte von Theodor Däubler

WIE EIN KIND

Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir performs Per Nørgårds Wie ein Kind at the Danish Music Publishers’ Association’s anniversary celebration in 2011.

KOM DU LJUVA HJÄRTEVÄN

From the cd NORTH ROOM.
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir. Klaus Tönshoff, clarinet. Exlibris 2010.

Kom, du ljuva hjärtevän (come, my dearest sweetheart)
Music: Adam de la Halle
Words: From Carmina Burana

ARVO PÄRT: PASSION OF ST. JOHN

Live performance of Arvo Pärts St. John Passion (Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem).
Maundy Thursday, April 17th 2014
Christians Church, Copenhagen.

Mogens Dahl Kammerkor fremførte Arvo Pärts Johannespassion i Christians Kirke Skærtorsdags aften 2014. Det blev en fejring af påsketiden med et af de smukkeste og mest højtidelige værker indenfor den nye musik.

Pärts Johannespassion er komponeret i 1982 og er med rette blevet et af den estiske komponists mest elskede værker. Johannespassionen er i sit tonesprog præget af en gribende, renfærdig minimalisme og skildrer ligesom de traditionelle passionsværker påskeugens dramatiske historie om Jesu pågribelse, rettergang, lidelse og død.

Selected movements from the concert:

Chorus: “Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi…”
Jesus: “Dixi Vobis, Quia Ego Sum…”
Jesus: “Ego Palam Locutus Sum Mundo…”
Evangelisti: “Et Misit Eum Annas Ligatum…”
Pilatus: “Quam Accusationem Affertis Adversus…”
Jesus: “Regnum Meum Non Est De Hoc Mundo…”
Pilatus: “Ecce Adduco Vobis Eum Foras…”
Evangelisti: “Et Exinde Quaerebat Pilatus…”
Jesus: “Mulier, Ecce Filius Tuus…”
Chorus: “Qui Passus Es Pro Nobis…”

The Light of Eternity

At this year’s traditional halloween concert, the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir will celebrate the light of hope that is visible in darkness only.

With music by Weyse, Grieg and Sven-David Sandström, the program progresses from the light of morning to the fire of evening and concludes with the stunning Requiem by Gabriel Fauré which describes the eternal light and the singing of angles.

Program with links to the works:

HVAD EST DU DOG SKJØN
I HIMMELEN / IN HEAVEN
HVOR ER SÅ DEJLIGT SOM DIN KLODE
BLIV HOS OS NÅR DAGEN HÆLDER
GABRIEL FAURÉ: REQUIEM