Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra

Stefan Solyom, Chief Conductor

“The Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra … play with an intensity untempered by discretion. Must be heard.” - Norman Lebrecht on the Weinberg Chamber Symphonies, sinfinimusic.com

“…the opening movement was played like a brutally life-affirming spring river. A grand performance!” - Dagens Nyheter about Beethoven’s Eroica

“What radiant power was not exuded from the outer movements. The second half of the first movement was simply electrical. The pillar-like final chords of the finale were so charged, that the audience were compelled to hold back their applause for what seemed like an eternity.” - Helsingborgs Dagblad about Sibelius’ fifth symphony


The Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (HSO) was founded in 1912 and is one of Sweden’s oldest orchestras. Its principal conductors have included Sten Frykberg, John Frandsen, Okko Kamu, and Andrew Manze, with whom it has recorded symphonies by Beethoven and Brahms. The HSO is undoubtedly one of the region’s key international leaders and is much sought-after for both concert tours and recording projects.

In addition to regular guest appearances on major Scandinavian stages (such as Berwaldhallen and Konserthuset in Stockholm), the HSO has had many successes at prominent European venues (such . . .

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