The Limburg Symphony Orchestra (Dutch: Limburgs Symfonie Orkest) is a Dutch orchestra based in Maastricht in the province of Limburg, The Netherlands. It is one of the Netherlands' oldest professional symphony orchestras. The Limburg Symphony Orchestra gives more than one hundred performances a season and occupies a significant place within Limburg's cultural life. In addition to its symphonic offerings, the orchestra provides Opera Zuid with accompaniment, works with various choirs and runs an extensive education programme.
Ed Spanjaard has been the orchestra's principal conductor since August 2001. Ed Spanjaard and the orchestra have created a name for themselves with their broad repertoire in which both famous and lesser-known works and contemporary music are given a place to shine.
The orchestra not only plays in the province of Limburg's larger cities, it also plays the Netherlands' and Euregion's larger stages on a regular basis. In 2008 more than 93,000 visitors came to see the orchestra perform.
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