Musikkens Hus

“House of Music” is a concert venue in Aalborg, home of the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra and the Aalbord branch of the Royal Academy of Music. The building is brand-new, it was completed in 2014, and it’s quite good looking. Well I guess it depends on your personal tastes, but as we were walking along the Limfjord in Aalborg, it caught our attention. I guess that’s what they call Nordic design 😉

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Inside, I saw an ad for Pirates of the Caribbean… as a huge fan of both the movies and their soundtrack, imagine my excitement! It turned out that this show consists of a showing of the movie, with the orchestra playing the music. I’m afraid I won’t be able to see that, Aalborg is a bit far away, but that looks like a really cool idea.

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The inside of the building is crazy, and we could take a walk up the stairs. We even saw the main room, which is quite impressive as well.

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This is the last article dealing with our trip to the top of Denmark in the middle of April. On the day after, before driving back to Copenhagen, we visited a nature reserve called Lille Vildmose. I looked for the Bean goose (Anser fabalis) again, with no luck, but a Great grey shrike (Lanius excubitor), resting in a hedge, made my day. That is, until a birder with a good scope showed us three Golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) flying above a small lake, in the south of the area. Lille Vildmose is the only place in Denmark where this species breeds. My dad really wanted to see a seal, and we got one in Skagen; my mom, on the other hand, really wanted to see a White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) during this trip. We didn’t catch any, unfortunately, but I think the Golden eagle makes for a nice replacement!

In case you missed the previous articles:

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