The Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra was established in 1946 from the former "Fränkisches Landesorchester e.V." and is today the leading concert orchestra in Nuremberg. Each year the orchestra performs approx one hundred concerts with the very clear goal to reach the widest possible audience with a socially relevant program. The two Subscriber and Sunday concerts in the Meistersingerhalle are attended by approx three thousand subscribers. During the summer the well loved concert in the Serenade Courtyard and the widely known Classic Open Air in the Luitplodhain park to an audience of sixty thousand captivated music fans.
The Nuremberg Symphony orchestra are the resident orchestra for the Nuremberg Choir who make regular appearances at Studio Franconia, Bavarian Broadcasting. A great success has been the performance and recording of film scores which has been recognised with a Grammy Award 1992 for the film music for Beauty and the Beast. The ever growing younger audience is reached through the orchestras unconventional children’s concerts.
Classical music in the park, by candlelight, with a glass of red wine, cheese and grapes? On July 21and on August 3, 2013, the two large Nuremberg orchestras invite you to the 'Klassik Open Air'.
Unique in Germany and known well beyond Nuremberg’s boarders – The Meeting of the Bards.
As is fitting for the city of the Meistersinger, the concert landscape in Nuremberg is as lively as ever. The two large orchestras, the Nuremberg Philharmonic State Orchestra and the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, dominate the musical...
The main residence of Nuremberg’s Philharmonic State Orchestra, which is not to be confused with Nuremberg’s Symphony orchestra, is the State Opera House in Nuremberg. The 86 musicians who make up the orchestra perform in the orchestra...
The festival for rock music fans of all ages. This open air festival, one of the largest in Germany is over the three days host to some 75 bands performing on 3 different stages.