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Liepāja Symphony Orchestra

Liepāja Symphony Orchestra

Founded: 1881
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Liepāja Symphony Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in the Baltic States. It was started in 1881, when the first Philharmonic in the Baltics was established, and celebrated its 140th anniversary last year. The establisher Hanss Hohapfel was also a conductor of the Orchestra at the time.

Today it is the residing orchestra of Liepāja's unique and wonderful concert hall Great Amber, regularly tours

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Liepāja Symphony Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in the Baltic States. It was started in 1881, when the first Philharmonic in the Baltics was established, and celebrated its 140th anniversary last year. The establisher Hanss Hohapfel was also a conductor of the Orchestra at the time.

Today it is the residing orchestra of Liepāja's unique and wonderful concert hall Great Amber, regularly tours Latvia and abroad. Since autumn 2022 the principal conductor as well as artistic director is the versatile musician - conductor and clarinettist Guntis Kuzma. During the past decade Liepāja Symphony Orchestra has made significant recordings with Toccata Classics, Wergo, Skani, and Odradek. It has received numerous national music awards and is best described by its passionate play and unique amber sound.

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Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, Radio street 8, Liepāja, LV-3401, Latvia.