TROMSO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Tromsø Chamber Orchestra has a unique place in the hearts of people in Tromsø and northern Norway. With innovative and courageous programming, the orchestra gives weekly concerts ranging from jazz and folk-music to classical and contemporary works, collaborating with some of the leading soloists in Norway and Europe. In recent years the orchestra has experienced a tremendous increase in popularity and more than doubled its audience. Tromsø Chamber Orchestra is Norway’s only full-time professional chamber orchestra. Since 2009 it has been a part of the Arctic Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra, now one of northern Norway’s largest and most active cultural institutions. The début recording of Tromsø Chamber Orchestra, Perspectives, was released in 2012 and acclaimed by critics all over Europe. Since autumn 2012 its artistic leader has been the violinist Henning Kraggerud.