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Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra


  • Internationally renowned from their work with Music Director Mariss Jansons 1979-2002, the Oslo Philharmonic today continues its reputation for top level performance under the baton of Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko.

    Intermusica began working with the Oslo Philharmonic in 2012 on a tour to the Grafenegg Music Festival featuring percussionist Colin Currie. Since then we have continued the relationship bringing this world class orchestra to European Summer Festivals including the BBC Proms in 2013 and Edinburgh International Festival in 2015 and to Asia in 2017.

  • 1979-2002年度之间,奥斯陆爱乐乐团在音乐艺术总监马里斯·杨颂斯的带领下取得了国际声誉。奥斯陆爱乐乐团如今在首席指挥瓦西里·普岑科的带领下继续进行着享誉世界的演出。


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  • The Oslo Philharmonic can trace its roots back to the 1870's, Edvard Grieg and Johan Svendsen, and was established under its present name in 1919. At its home venue, Oslo Concert Hall, the orchestra is annually giving 60-70 concerts, most of which are broadcast by Norwegian National Radio. The orchestra also has school- and outreach programs and perform outdoor concerts in Oslo drawing audiences of up to 25,000 and nationwide touring programs.

    Vasily Petrenko first conducted the orchestra in February 2011 and went on to be named Chief conductor from the 2013-2014 season, an appointment that has received great national and international attention and acclaim.

  • 奥斯陆爱乐乐团的历史可以一直追溯1870年左右的Edvard Grieg and Johan Svendsen,1919年以奥斯陆爱乐乐团现在的名称成立。在其主场的奥斯陆音乐厅,爱乐乐团的每年会举行60-70场音乐会,其中大部分会通过挪威国家广播播出。乐团也开展一些学校的项目和举办露天音乐会,奥斯陆爱乐乐团吸引了将近2.5万观众,和国家范围内的旅行模板。


Past tour
100th Anniversary Season
Worldwide, 2019-2020 Season
A centenary world tour across the 2019-2020 season, including Asia and major European capitals.


Throughout 2019-2020 season

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Past tour
Spain with Simon Trpčeski
Europe, January - February 2019
The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and their Chief Conductor, Vasily Petrenko, perform concerts across Spain, joined by Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski as part of their 100th anniversary celebrations.

Trpčeski will perform Brahms piano concerti Nos.1 and 2, paired by the orchestra with Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade - his symphonic suite based on the collection of Middle Eastern folk tales, One Thousand and One Nights - and Sibelius' Symphony No. 5. 

Beginning in Barcelona, performances will take place in the Palau de la Música, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid and the Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos in Zaragoza. 


29 January 2019
Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain

30 January 2019
Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid, Spain

31 January 2019
Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid, Spain

1 February 2019
Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos, Zaragoza, Spain

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Past tour
EIF 2018 | Petrenko and Davidsen
Europe, August 2018
Following the success of their appearance in 2015 the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra return to the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2018 for a concert of Strauss and Prokofiev with Vasily Petrenko and Lise Davidsen.

The orchestra open with Strauss' tone poem, Don Juan, following which Davidsen will join them in a performance of his Four Songs Op. 27 before they return to the stage for a performance of Prokofiev Symphony No. 6.


16 August 2018
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK

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Past tour
BBC Proms with Leif Ove Andsnes
Europe, August 2017
Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko and Oslo Philharmonic are joined by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes to perform Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.4, Stravinsky's Firebird and Shostakovich Symphony No.12 at the BBC Proms.


29 August 2017: BBC Proms
Conductor Vasily Petrenko
Piano Leif Ove Adsnes

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Past tour
Hong Kong and Taipei with Truls Mørk
Asia, March 2017
The Oslo Philharmonic will tour to Asia in March 2017, conducted by their Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko and joined by Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk performing Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 and Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor.

Grieg: Peer Gynt: Suite No.1, Op.46
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Op.107
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27

Tveitt: Selection of pieces from 100 Folk Tunes from Hardanger
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D major, Op.43


14 March 2017
Hong Kong Arts Festival 

15 March 2017
Hong Kong Arts Festival

17 March 2017
Taiwan International Festival of the Arts, Taipei  

18 March 2017
Taiwan International Festival of the Arts, Taipei

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Past tour
Summer Festivals
Europe, August 2015
Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko conducted concerts at some of the most prestigious festivals in Europe, featuring Nicola Benedetti and Vilde Frang.

Oslo Philharmonic appeared at the Edinburgh International Festival for a resident weekend with Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti performing the Glazunov Violin Concerto as well as Russian and Scandinavian repertoire. In Spain Petrenko conducted two sold out concerts performing masterworks of the 19th century, Brahms Violin Concerto with Vilde Frang and Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4.


15 August 2015
Usher Hall, Edinburgh  

16 August 2015
Usher Hall, Edinburgh

29 August 2015
Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria, Santander

30 August 2015
Kursaal Auditorium, San Sebastián

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Past tour
BBC Proms
Europe, September 2013
The Oslo Philharmonic made a triumphant return to the BBC Proms in 2013, under the baton of Vasily Petrenko, starting his tenure as Chief Conductor for the 2013/14 season.

The orchestra performed two programmes –featuring Baiba Skride and Norwegian pianist Christian Ihle Hadland, in repertoire including Beethoven, Bruckner and Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances.


2 September 2013
Royal Albert Hall, London 

3 September 2013
Royal Albert Hall, London 

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Peter Ansell
Director / Head of International Touring
+44 20 7608 9930

Tuck May Loke
Associate Director, International Touring
+44 20 7608 9931

Co-ordinator, International Touring

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