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Founded in 1929 as one of the first radio symphony orchestras in Germany, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony (hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt) has been one of the leading international Mahler and Bruckner orchestras since decades and today successfully negotiates the challenges of a modern top-ranking orchestra.


Zum Artikel Music Director 2014-2021 : Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Andrés Orozco-Estrada has conducted the Frankfurt Radio Symphony since 2014. After seven years of successful work, he will end his position as Music Director in Frankfurt in 2021. Since 2014 he is also Music Director of the Houston Symphony and was starting with the 2020/21 season in addition Music Director of the Vienna Symphony.



Zum Artikel Season 2021/22 : Welcome, Alain Altinoglu!

The Frankfurt Radio Symphony welcome Alain Altinoglu as their new Music Director for the opening of their 2021/22 season. »Following a period with no audiences, there is a palpable sense of excitement for new beginnings and great curiosity about their artistic road together,« summarises Orchestra Manager Michael Traub. »Every single member of the orchestra and the whole team is looking forward to Alain Altinoglu’s arrival, and moreover, to bringing a multifaceted programme with new musical directions to their Frankfurt audiences.« The new Artist in Residence for the coming season will also make his mark: pianist Víkingur Ólafsson.





Zum Artikel Web Special : 90 Years Frankfurt Radio Symphony

On 1 October 2019, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony celebrates its 90th birthday. The web special offers insights into the most important stations and interesting sidelights, images and soundtracks from the eventful history of the third oldest broadcasting symphony orchestra in Germany (web area in German).



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