Arts & Humanities

Denmark’s Dreamers’ Circus coming to Athens

Dreamer's Circus brings Nordic music to Athens during a Feb. 29 concert.

UGA Presents is bringing the award-winning Danish folk trio Dreamers’ Circus to Athens on Feb. 29 for a 7:30 p.m. performance in Hodgson Concert Hall. A driving force in the Nordic world music, Dreamers’ Circus is making its second visit to the U.S.

Dreamers’ Circus draws inspiration from the music of Denmark and Sweden as well as Iceland and the far reaches of the Faroe Islands and Greenland. The ensemble has won five Danish Music Awards and has toured throughout Europe, Japan and Australia. The trio has shared the stage with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, the BBC Scottish Orchestra and The Chieftains, among others.

The members of Dreamers’ Circus are Denmark’s Nikolaj Busk on piano and accordion, Sweden’s Ale Carr on Nordic cittern and Danish violinist Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, who founded and also performs with the critically acclaimed Danish String Quartet.

Tickets for Dreamers’ Circus start at $25 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at or by calling 706-542-4400. A limited number of discounted tickets are available to current UGA students for $10 with a valid UGA ID (limit one ticket per student).

Hodgson Concert Hall is located in the UGA Performing Arts Center at 230 River Road in Athens.