Philharmonic Salzburg
rousing. versatile. touching.

The Salzburg Philharmonic was founded in 1998 by conductor Elisabeth Fuchs. The orchestra won the hearts of the audience through fresh interpretations of classical works, extraordinary programs and passionate music-making. Music education and participatory projects are part of the annual program, as are classical philharmonic concerts.

The repertoire includes, among others, Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Stravinsky, Britten, John Adams, Arvo Pärt, Astor Piazzolla and Fazıl Say. In the crossover area, the orchestra impresses with projects such as Everyman Reloaded Symphonic, Alpine Symphony and Alpine Literature, Salut Salon Symphonique, Silent Film & Live Music, Best of Hollywood, Broadway meets Hip-Hop, A Symphonic Tribute to ABBA, QUEEN & The BEATLES, Classic meets Cuba, Symphonic Salsa, Mambo in Concert and Symphonic Alps with Herbert Pixner.

The Salzburg Philharmonic Orchestra plays with top soloists and actors such as Juan Diego Flórez, Pumeza Matshikiza, Rolando Villazón, Rainhard Fendrich, Maria Bill, Conchita Wurst, Monika Ballwein, Deborah Henson-Conant, Evelyn Huber, Sergey Malov, Alina Pogostkina , Benjamin Schmid, Yury Revich, Daniel Müller-Schott, Julia Hagen, Camille Thomas, Ferhan and Ferzan Önder, Olga Scheps, Fabio Martino, Nikolai Tokarev, Galina Vracheva, Radovan Vlatković, Andreas M. Hofmeir, Pacho Flores, Manuel Randi, Herbert Pixner, Henry Threadgill, the Klazz Brothers, Quadro Nuevo, Salut Salon, Iris Berben, Frederic Böhle, Cornelius Obonya, Hans Sigl and Philipp Hochmair.

The Salzburg Philharmonic plays in ensembles of thirty to 130 musicians and is also home to the Salzburg Philharmonic Choir and Chamber Choir as well as the Salzburg Children's & Youth Philharmonic. In 2023, the orchestra was awarded the coat of arms of the state of Salzburg on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.

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