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Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

With over 100 concerts a year and creative programming, it's an orchestra constantly evolving. The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has probably never been better.

Read more about the orchestra's history since 1902 – its historic chief conductors, guests and tours – and get acquainted with the members of the orchestra of today.

”One of the world's best”

Sakari Oramo has carried out several successful tours with the RSPO. The newspaper Die Welt concluded that the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic is “one of the world’s best orchestras”.

Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo

Sakari Oramo is Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. The RSPO has received considerable attention for several succesful tours and recordings with Sakari Oramo.

Play – An online concert hall

Welcome to KonserthusetPlay – your online concert hall. View concerts with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra as well as other artists performing at Konserthuset Stockholm. Experience the music whenever you want, wherever you are. For free.

Birth of the orchestra

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1902; it was known then as the Stockholm Concert Society. Composer, violinist and conductor Tor Aulin was among the founders.

Composer visits

Here, we have sifted out a few examples of the many historic composers who have appeared with the orchestra either as conductors or soloists.

The case of Arturo Toscanini

“By then, his reputation was already at its zenith, and Toscanini fever broke out in earnest. People fought over tickets; magazines were filled with Toscanini, and menus at the restaurants the master happened to visit were signposted later with