Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

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Norrköping Symphony Orchestra (Swedish: Norrköpings Symfoniorkester) is a Swedish professional symphony orchestra, based at the concert hall De Geerhallen, in the middle of Norrköping.

Norrköping Symphony Orchestra
Louis de Geer Concert Hall 2012.
Louis de Geer Concert Hall

History[edit]

The orchestra was founded in 1912, and currently consists of 85 musicians; it also performs several times a year in the nearby city of Linköping.

Past principal conductors have included Herbert Blomstedt and Franz Welser-Möst. From September 2006 to June 2011 the principal conductor and artistic adviser of the orchestra was the Kazakhstani conductor Alan Buribayev.[1] Past principal guest conductors have included Leif Segerstam (1995–1997), Daniel Harding and Josep Caballé-Domenech. Stefan Solyom became the orchestra's principal guest conductor as of the 2009-2010 season.[2]

The orchestra has recorded for the BIS, CPO, Denon and Simax labels, including symphonies by Peterson-Berger, complete works for piano and orchestra by Beethoven, and works by John Pickard.

Venues[edit]

Kråkholmens servering, Norrköping, 2006.jpg Louis de Geer konsert & kongress

Norrköping, Sweden

Linköping konsert & kongress

Linköping, Sweden

Principal conductors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://imgartists.com/artist/alan_buribayev
  2. ^ Berit Nygren (2009-03-13). "Solyom blir gästdirigent i Norrköping". Swedish Radio. Retrieved 2009-10-04. 

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