The world's northernmost classical festival
The world's northernmost classical festival made by the world's northernmost orchestra - featuring classical and contemporary music, dance and unique experiences on a top notch level at the top of the world.
Get ready for a spectacular experience - and, for sure, an exotic and unusual combination. Classical music of high quality, combined with the breathtaking surroundings of the Arctic landscapes.
In the days between June 6th - 9th 2019, the musicians of the Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra with friends will fill Svalbard with music, presenting some of their highlights from the orchestra program.
Arctic Philharmonic is the orchestra that forms a base for the whole festival. The orchestra have a unique structure, being based in two Norwegian towns, Bodø and Tromsø, and performes in several different constellations - as SInfonietta, Chamber Orchestra and the full Symphony Orchestra - as well as smaller groups. The orchestras home base comprises the entire Northern Norway and the High North, thus Longyearbyen is a natural location for the Arctic Philharmonic.
Our mission is to give you exceptional experiences that stay with you for a lifetime. The contrasts of the cold and the warmth, the nature and the indoor, the wilderness and the people - will make an impression on you. Bringing together art, dance and music of the highest quality combined food made with skills and soul - we hope to give you an intense and enjoyable memory, that you will always carry with you...
Read more about the Festival HERE.