Musicians in the orchestra

The Oslo Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra of international renown. It was formed in 1919 and today has 108 musicians in its ranks. On this page you´ll find links to the most important information about the orchestra.

The Oslo Philharmonic plays between 60 and 70 concerts in Oslo each year, mostly at Oslo Concert Hall, but also at several other venues. The orchestra has a broad symphonic repertoire, plays with internationally acclaimed soloists and conductors and regularly tours in Norway and abroad. The Oslo Philharmonic consists of 108 musicians and an administration of 20. Klaus Mäkelä is the orchestra´s chief conductor from August 2020.