Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
The Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO, Latvijas Nacionālais simfoniskais orķestris) is Latvia's main symphony orchestra. It was founded in 1926 as the Latvian Radio Centre Orchestra by the conductor, Arvīds Pārups. Its current Chief Conductor and Artistic Director is Karel Mark Chichon. In addition to regular symphonic concerts, the orchestra also broadcasts and records. The orchestra's primary performance venue is The Great Guild Concert Hall in Riga.
The Latvian National Opera also has an orchestra.
- Chief Conductor and Artistic Director
- Szu Ping Chan, Anthem Press, Steven Isserlis Anthem Guide to the Opera, Concert Halls and Classical Music 2009 p307 "..., elevating the Great Guild as the primary venue for the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra"
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