Thomas Søndergård

Born 4 October 1969
Thomas Søndergård
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1969-10-04
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Thomas Søndergård

Thomas Søndergård Biography (Wikipedia)

Thomas Søndergård (born 4 October 1969 in Holstebro, Denmark) is a Danish conductor.

Søndergård studied percussion and timpani at the Royal Danish Academy of Music from 1989 to 1992, where his teachers included Gert Mortensen. From 1989 to 1992, Søndergård was a timpanist in the European Union Youth Orchestra. He joined the Royal Danish Orchestra as a timpanist in 1992. He served on the faculty of the Royal Danish Academy of Music from 2001 to 2002.

Søndergård devoted greater attention to conducting from age 27. His conducting mentors have included Alexander Polianichko, Yves Abel and Graham Bond. His conducting work in contemporary music has included conducting the 2005 premiere of Poul Ruders' Kafka's Trial with the Royal Danish Opera, in performances which were recorded for commercial release. Søndergård became principal conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK) in 2009, and concluded his KORK tenure after the 2011-2012 season.

Søndergård first conducted the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) in December 2009, as an emergency substitute for Thierry Fischer. In July 2011, Søndergård was named the 14th principal conductor of the BBC NOW, effective with the 2012-2013 season, for an initial contract of 4 years. In February 2016, the BBC NOW announced the further extension of his contract as principal conductor through "at least 2018". Søndergård formally concluded his tenure as principal conductor of the BBC NOW is July 2018.

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Gustav Mahler
Symphony No.10: Adagio
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Symphony No.10: Adagio
Gustav Mahler
Symphony no. 10: Adagio
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Symphony no. 10: Adagio
Jean Sibelius
Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
Edvard Grieg
In the hall of the mountain king (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)
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In the hall of the mountain king (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)
Gustav Mahler
Adagio (Symphony No 10)
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Adagio (Symphony No 10)
Gustav Mahler
Ruckert Lieder
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Ruckert Lieder
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58
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Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58
Jean Sibelius
Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op 82
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Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op 82
Jean Sibelius
King Kristian II (Suite), Op 27
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King Kristian II (Suite), Op 27
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70
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Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Souvenir d'un lieu cher - Melodie
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Souvenir d'un lieu cher - Melodie
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major Op.35
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Violin Concerto in D major Op.35
Leos Janáček
Jealousy [Zarlivost] - [original prelude to Jenufa]
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Jealousy [Zarlivost] - [original prelude to Jenufa]
Jean Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)
Carl Nielsen
Aladdin - suite from incidental music Op 34
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Aladdin - suite from incidental music Op 34
Antonín Dvořák
The Golden spinning-wheel [Zlaty kolovrat] Op.109
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The Golden spinning-wheel [Zlaty kolovrat] Op.109
Jean Sibelius
The Oceanides, Op 73
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The Oceanides, Op 73
Sergey Rachmaninov
Symphony no. 1 in D minor Op.13
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Symphony no. 1 in D minor Op.13
Jean Sibelius
En Saga, Op 9
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En Saga, Op 9
Maurice Ravel
Sheherazade
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Sheherazade
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No 1 and No 2
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Peer Gynt Suite No 1 and No 2
Jean Sibelius
Humoresque No 2 in D major, Op 87
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Humoresque No 2 in D major, Op 87
Jean Sibelius
Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony No 7 in D minor Op 70
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Symphony No 7 in D minor Op 70
Malcolm Hayes
Violin Concerto
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Violin Concerto
Béla Bartók
Dance suite Sz 77
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Dance suite Sz 77
Sergei Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No 1 in D major, Op 19 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto No 1 in D major, Op 19 (3rd mvt)
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No.4 in E Minor, Op.94, 4th mvt.
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Symphony No.4 in E Minor, Op.94, 4th mvt.
Southend Boys’ Choir
Symphony no. 8 (Symphony of a thousand) for soloists, choruses and orchestra
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Symphony no. 8 (Symphony of a thousand) for soloists, choruses and orchestra
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No 8 in E flat major, 'Symphony of a Thousand'
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Symphony No 8 in E flat major, 'Symphony of a Thousand'
Robert Schumann
Symphony No 4 in D minor
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Symphony No 4 in D minor
Morfydd Llwyn Owen
Nocturne
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Nocturne
Lili Boulanger
D'un soir triste
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D'un soir triste
Lili Boulanger
D'un matin de printemps
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D'un matin de printemps
Jean Sibelius
King Christian II - suite Op.27 [from the incidental music]; Ballade
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King Christian II - suite Op.27 [from the incidental music]; Ballade
Jean Sibelius
The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkäinen Suite, Op 22)
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkäinen Suite, Op 22)
Joseph Jongen
Symphonie Concertante, Op 81
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Symphonie Concertante, Op 81
Béla Bartók
Divertimento, Sz 113
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Divertimento, Sz 113
Franz Schubert
Symphony No 8 in B minor, D 759 (Unfinished)
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Symphony No 8 in B minor, D 759 (Unfinished)
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68
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Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68
Felix Mendelssohn
Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25
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Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25
Sergei Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet Suite No 1, Op 64a
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Romeo and Juliet Suite No 1, Op 64a
Jean Sibelius
Nocturne (King Christian II Suite)
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Nocturne (King Christian II Suite)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47
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Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
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Past BBC Events

Brangwyn Hall 2018-19: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
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Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
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Jan
2019
Brangwyn Hall 2018-19: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven

Brangwyn Hall 2018-19: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
St David's Hall 2018-19: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
2019-01-18T12:43:01
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18
Jan
2019
St David's Hall 2018-19: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven

St David's Hall 2018-19: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven

St David's Hall, Cardiff
Proms 2018: Prom 11: Mahler Symphony of a Thousand
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-22T12:43:01
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22
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 11: Mahler Symphony of a Thousand

Proms 2018: Prom 11: Mahler Symphony of a Thousand

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 8: Youthful Beginnings
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-20T12:43:01
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20
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 8: Youthful Beginnings

Proms 2018: Prom 8: Youthful Beginnings

Royal Albert Hall
BBC NOW 2017-18 Season: Shostakovich 5
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
2018-06-07T12:43:01
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7
Jun
2018
BBC NOW 2017-18 Season: Shostakovich 5

BBC NOW 2017-18 Season: Shostakovich 5

St David's Hall, Cardiff

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