About the Concert Hall

About the Concert Hall

From pop to opera. From rock to baroque. From students to international stars. Welcome to the largest concert hall in Scandinavia

The Concert Hall of Aarhus enriches, excites and inspires up to a million guests every year, and music is always at the center of attention. With amazing acoustics and beautiful architecture, The Concert Hall of Aarhus houses more than 1,500 events and concerts each year across its six concert halls and 11 stages. 

We want to give our guests a chance to think, laugh, cry and feel excited. Therefore, we offer live experiences for every taste:  

Children's shows, concerts, musicals, comedy, dance, theater, opera, film concerts, and symphony concerts as well as meetings, business events, and conferences. 

There are plenty of free activities to experience as well. You can also enjoy our café, johan r., or our brasserie and cocktail bar, Maestro

A Musical Powerhouse in the Heart of Aarhus 

The Concert Hall of Aarhus is a musical powerhouse. In addition to drawing big musicians to Aarhus, we also house six local and leading actors:

This makes The Concert Hall one of Denmark's most popular cultural centers and the largest concert hall in Scandinavia. 

The Concert Hall is a unique center for concerts and learning on an international level. A musical melting pot where you can meet hundreds of students, teachers, professional musicians and employees every day. 

With its unique central location in the heart of Aarhus, The Concert Hall is close to many other of Aarhus' cultural institutions:

Read more about our organisation, our unique concert halls, vacant positions and more. 

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Big Stars and Intoxicating Live Experiences

Thorugh the years, The Concert Hall of Aarhus has presented names such as Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Mumford & Sons, Placido Domingo, Kris Kristofferson, Tina Turner, Leonard Cohen, Sting, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Liza Minelli, Ryan Adams, Ray Charles, Stan Getz, Herbie Hancock, Beth Hart, Rod Stewart, Lisa Ekdal, Lisa Nilsson, Anohni, Jamie Cullum, Katie Melua, Bryan Adams, Bonnie Raitt, Bobby McFerrin, Elvis Costello, Don McLean, Erasure, James Morrison, James Taylor, John Hiatt, Julio Iglesias, Rufus Wainwright, Macy Gray, Michael Bolton, The Band, The Blues Brothers, The Bolshoi Theatre, Daniel Barenboim, Martha Graham Dance Company and musicals such as MAMMA MIA, Dirty Dancing, Flashdance and Saturday Night Fever. 

A Building Full of Art Treasures

The Concert Hall is abounding with interesting art and houses more than 40 different works of art by both Danish and foreign artists:

  • Robert Jacobsen
  • Ejler Bille
  • Pierre Soulages
  • Sonny Tronborg
  • Jean Arp
  • Chen Wenling
  • Ingvar Cronhammer

Unique Architecture 

The Concert Hall of Aarhus opened in 1982 and is designed by local architecture firm Kjær & Richter. 

In 2007, The Concert Hall was extended with three new halls as well as new teaching and practice facilities. The extension was designed by local architecture firm C.F. Møller. 

Today, The Concert Hall has six stages, nine concert halls, 500 rooms and an area of 35,000 m2.

Explore the Building

If you want your next cultural experience to be at The Concert Hall of Aarhus, check out our calendar for upcoming shows.