Norwegian Baroque Orchestra

Norwegian Baroque Orchestra

Norwegian Baroque Orchestra

Founded in 1988 as the first independent, professional orchestra performing on period instruments in Scandinavia.

Biography

The Orchestra has collaborated widely with a number of conductors - most notably the Norwegian harpsichordist Ketil Haugsand and the British conductor Andrew Parrott. In 2005 the Norwegian conductor Rolf Gupta was announced as artistic leader.

The NBO has appeared at a number of prestigious venues and festivals, including Salle Pleyel in Paris, Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Ansbacher Bachwoche, Festival Internacional de Musica de Coimbra, Festival International de Musique Baroque & Classique du Beaune, Luzerner Musikfest-Wochen, Europäischen Musikfest Stuttgart, Tage Alte Musik Regensburg, Schleswig Holstein Festival and Musikfest Bremen as well as a number of Norwegian festivals.