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OSR concerts since 1918

This search tool allows you to find a work, a conductor, a soloist present in one of the subscription concerts and tours of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande from its creation to the present day!

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Have a nice trip through OSR's history!

last concerts

The Soldier's Tale

Sunday

28.11.2021

11h00 - Bâtiment des Forces Motrices

musique sur rhône

Linda Bärlund
violon Adrien Gaubert
Camillo Battistello
clarinette Vincent Godel
Laurent Fabre
Vincent Métrailler
trombone Michael Tschamper
percussion Antoine Courvoisier

Igor StravinskY

L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale), a musical story based on the text by Charles Ferdinand Ramuz

Angel Josefowicz

Thursday

25.11.2021

20h15 - Salle Métropole

Hannu Lintu
Leila Josefowicz

Jean Sibelius

Tapiola, Symphonic Poem op. 112

Alban Berg

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, 'À la mémoire d’un ange' (To the Memory of an Angel)

Carl Nielsen

Symphony No 4 op. 29,  'Det Uudslukkelige' (The Inextinguishable)

Angel Josefowicz

Wednesday

24.11.2021

19h30 - Victoria Hall

series O

Hannu Lintu
Leila Josefowicz

Jean Sibelius

Tapiola, Symphonic Poem op. 112

Alban Berg

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, 'À la mémoire d’un ange' (To the Memory of an Angel)

Carl Nielsen

Symphony No 4 op. 29,  'Det Uudslukkelige' (The Inextinguishable)

Major Patron

Fireworks !

Friday

19.11.2021

20h00 - Auditorium de l'Orchestre National de Lyon

tour

Jonathan Nott
Steven Isserlis
Olivier Latry

Igor Stravinski

Feu d'artifice (Fireworks), fantaisie pour grand orchestre op. 4

Robert Schumann

Concerto for cello and orchestra in A minor op. 129

Maurice Ravel

Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra

Pascal Dusapin

Waves, duo pour orgue et orchestre (Swiss Première)

(Commissioned by the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Montréal Symphony Orchestra, de La Monnaie / De Munt, Radio France and the Philharmonie de Paris, and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande)

Fireworks !

Thursday

18.11.2021

19h30 - Victoria Hall

series S

Jonathan Nott
Steven Isserlis
Olivier Latry

Igor Stravinski

Feu d'artifice (Fireworks), fantaisie pour grand orchestre op. 4

Robert Schumann

Concerto for cello and orchestra in A minor op. 129

Maurice Ravel

Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra

Pascal Dusapin

Waves, duo pour orgue et orchestre (Swiss Première)

(Commissioned by the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Montréal Symphony Orchestra, de La Monnaie / De Munt, Radio France and the Philharmonie de Paris, and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande)

Cosponsor

The Little Prince

Saturday

13.11.2021

11h00 - Victoria Hall

family concert

swiss première

family concerts & storytelling

Benoît Willmann
direction Bastien Blanchard

Thierry Huillet

The Little Prince; music for orchestra based on the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Concours de Genève: Oboe competition

Friday

29.10.2021

19h00 - Victoria Hall

Douglas Boyd

Each finalist will choose to perform a work from the following selection : 

Hinako Tagaki

L'Instant, for oboe and ensemble

Daniel Arango-Prada

Dune, for oboe and ensemble

And additionally : 

Richard Strauss

Concerto for oboe and small orchestra in D major, TrV 292

Concours de Genève: Cello competition

Thursday

28.10.2021

19h00 - Victoria Hall

Georg Fritzsch

The finalists will chose a concerto from one of the following composers:

Dimitri Chostakovitch

Concerto N° 2

Edward Elgar

Robert Schumann

Henri Dutilleux

Witold Lutosławski

America!

Monday

25.10.2021

19h30 - Victoria Hall

series O

Oksana Lyniv
Paul Meyer

Samuel Barber

Adagio for strings

Aaron Copland

Concerto for clarinet and orchestra

Antonín Dvořák

Symphony No 9 in E minor op. 95, ‘from the New World’

Annual Concert for the United Nations organisations

Sunday

24.10.2021

18h30 - Victoria Hall

Oksana Lyniv

Samuel Barber

Adagio for strings

Antonín Dvořák

Symphony No 9 in E minor op. 95, ‘from the New World’

From the Thames to the Volga

Sunday

17.10.2021

11h00 - Bâtiment des Forces Motrices

musique sur rhône

Jean-Pierre Berry
French horn Olivier Bombrun
Trumpet Stephen Jeandheur
Trumpet Matteo de Luca
Trombone Ross Knight
Tuba

Malcolm Arnold

Brass Quintet N° 1 op. 73

Victor Ewald

Brass Quintets :
No 1 en B flat minor op. 5
No 2 en E flat major op. 6 (2nd movement : Tema con variazioni)

Dimitri Chostakovitch

Arrangements for jazz quintet:
Suite No 2 for jazz orchestra, Waltz (II)
Suite No 1 for jazz orchestra

The Bolt, ballet op. 27, Satirical dance

The Golden Age, Polka, op.22A

Russian Romanticism

Friday

08.10.2021

19h30 - Victoria Hall

series S

Fabio Luisi
direction Lise de la Salle

SergeI Rachmaninoff

Concerto for piano and orchestra No 4 in G minor op. 40

PYotr Ilyich TchaIkovskY

Symphony No 5 in E minor op. 64

Zimmermann in residence

Thursday

30.09.2021

20h15 - Salle Métropole

Jonathan Nott
Frank Peter Zimmermann
(artist in residence) violin

Béla Bartók


Rhapsody No 2 for violin and orchestra Sz. 90

Bohuslav Martinů


Suite Concertante for Violin and Orchestra in D major, H 276 I II

Antonín Dvořák


Symphony No 8 in G major op. 88

Zimmermann in residence

Wednesday

29.09.2021

19h30 - Victoria Hall

series O

Jonathan Nott
Frank Peter Zimmermann
(artist in residence) violin

Béla Bartók


Rhapsody No 2 for violin and orchestra Sz. 90

Bohuslav Martinů


Suite Concertante for Violin and Orchestra in D major, H 276 I II

Antonín Dvořák


Symphony No 8 in G major op. 88

Sponsor

Tribute to Armin Jordan

Thursday

23.09.2021

19h30 - Victoria Hall

series S

Stefan Blunier
David Fray

Arthur Honegger

Pacific 231, mouvement symphonique No 1 pour grand orchestre

Francis Poulenc

Concerto for piano and orchestra

Nikolaï Rimski-Korsakov

Shéhérazade, symphonic suite op. 35

Grand Mécène

Sponsor

Septembre Musical Montreux-Vevey

Saturday

18.09.2021

20h00 - Auditorium Stravinski

tour

Jonathan Nott
Marie-Claude Chappuis

Henri Duparc

Mélodies for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

Arthur Honegger

Symphony N° 3, the 'Liturgique'

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Friday

17.09.2021

18h30 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Friday

17.09.2021

18h00 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Wednesday

15.09.2021

18h30 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Wednesday

15.09.2021

18h00 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Monday

13.09.2021

18h30 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Monday

13.09.2021

18h00 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Wednesday

08.09.2021

18h30 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

OSR at the Quartier Libre

Wednesday

08.09.2021

18h00 - Quartier Libre SIG

free concert

Everything about this concert is a unique surprise, limited to just 10 spectators ! 

 

Balalaïka !

Saturday

28.08.2021

20h45 - Genève-Plage

Festival Genève-Plage

Benjamin Levy
Alexeï Birioukov
Sirba Octet
guest ensemble

Sirba Orchestra!
A variety of traditional Russian, Bohemian and Yiddish music including favourites such as the Moskovskaia polka, Ya Vstrestil vas, Kalinka and Katiouchka.

festival partner

sponsor

media partner

The OSR at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival

Saturday

28.08.2021

19h30 - Gstaad Menuhin Festival - Tente du festival

tour

Domingo Hindoyan
Zürcher Sing-Akademie
Lisette Oropesa
Javier Camarena
Erwin Schrott
Annalisa Stroppa
George Petean
Antonio di Matteo
Patrizio Saudelli

Vincenzo Bellini

I Puritani, Opera in 3 Acts

Chaplin at the Beach

Friday

27.08.2021

20h45 - Genève-Plage

film concert

Festival Genève-Plage

Philippe Béran

CHARLIE CHAPLIN

A lakeside screening of The Kid accompanied by live orchestra

festival partner

sponsor

media partner

Rhapsody in Blue

Thursday

26.08.2021

20h45 - Genève-Plage

Festival Genève-Plage

Jonathan Nott
Yoav Levanon

Igor Stravinski

Danses concertantes, for chamber orchestra

George Gershwin

Rhapsody in Blue, for piano and orchestra

John Adams

The Chairman Dances, foxtrot for orchestra

Igor Stravinski

Scherzo à la russe, for jazz orchestra

festival partner

sponsor

prestigious partner

partenaire de prestige

partenaire média

Musiques en été

Thursday

08.07.2021

19h00 - Ella Fitzgerald Stage

free concert

Afra Kane
vocal Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
OSR Jazz Band

A tribute to Ella Fitzgerald!

Exclusive arrangements by Alexandre Mastrangelo

Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Irving Mills,.....


 

Concert des Amis de l'OSR

Friday

02.07.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

Concert des Amis de l'OSR

Charles Dutoit

Igor Stravinsky

Dumbarton Oaks, Concerto in E flat for chamber orchestra

Maurice Ravel

Ma mère l’Oye, Five children's pieces for orchestra 

Igor Stravinsky

Pulcinella, Ballet in one act

Fête de la Musique

Friday

18.06.2021

19h00 - Victoria Hall

free concert

Richard STRAUSS            

An Alpine Symphony, overture for brass and percussion (arr. Alexandre Mastrangelo)          

Gustav HOLST  

The Planets, Mars, for brass and percussion (arr. Ralph Sauer)

Vittorio MONTI

Czardas, for tuba solo and brass (arr. Andrew Duncan)

Leonard BERNSTEIN

West Side Story, suite for brass and percussion (arr. Eric Crees)      

George GERSHWIN        

An American in Paris, suite for brass (arr. Michael Allen)

Giuseppe VERDI              

Aïda, Triumphal March for brass and percussion (arr. Angus Armstrong)

Concert 1:1

Tuesday

15.06.2021

17h00 - Muséum d'histoire naturelle

free concert

The Museum invites you, during a private concert, on a musical walk through 200 years of natural history!
Discover the exhibition "Trésors" and the 200 precious objects from the collection where you will listen to the concerts here.

Concert 1:1

Tuesday

15.06.2021

10h00 - Musée des Sapeurs-Pompiers de la Ville de Genève

free concert

The Museum of the Fire Brigade of the City of Geneva hosts the OSR's 1:1 concerts amongst its impressive collection of historic vehicles, outfits and equipment.

Concert 1:1

Monday

14.06.2021

14h00 - Muséum d'histoire naturelle

free concert

The Museum invites you, during a private concert, on a musical walk through 200 years of natural history!
Discover the exhibition "Trésors" and the 200 precious objects from the collection where you will listen to the concerts here.

Concert 1:1

Monday

14.06.2021

10h00 - Musée des Sapeurs-Pompiers de la Ville de Genève

The Museum of the Fire Brigade of the City of Geneva hosts the OSR's 1:1 concerts amongst its impressive collection of historic vehicles, outfits and equipment.

An evening with Beethoven (2)

Thursday

10.06.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

non-subscription concert

Myung-Whun Chung
conductor & piano Bogdan Zvoristeanu
violin Léonard Frey-Maibach
cello

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op. 56

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 ('Eroica')

Remaining tickets for this evenings concert are available by calling the box office on 022 807 00 00.

Since the concert is part of the test led by the canton of Geneva, spectators are required to produce proof of vaccination against or recovery from COVID-19, or a negative COVID test. The box office will advise you on the details.

Types of tests accepted : 

  • PCR : laboratory analysis for SARS-CoV-2 conducted maximum 72 hours before the concert (i.e. after 7 June 2021 at 8pm).
    Antigénique (rapid test) : rapid analysis for SARS-CoV-2 conducted by a pharmacy or health professional a maximum of 24 heures before the concert (i.e. after 9 June 2021 at 8pm) (for persons below 65 years of age only).
    Selftests are not accepted. 
  •  

People aged under 16 are not required to present a certificate of vacinnation, immunity or test. They are requested to upload a proof of age as part of the purchase process.

An evening with Beethoven

Wednesday

09.06.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

non-subscription concert

Myung-Whun Chung
conductor and piano Bogdan Zvoristeanu
violin Léonard Frey-Maibach
cello

Ludwig van Beethoven

Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op. 56

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 ('Eroica')

Remaining tickets for this evenings concert are available by calling the box office on 022 807 00 00.

Since the concert is part of the test led by the canton of Geneva, spectators are required to produce proof of vaccination against or recovery from COVID-19, or a negative COVID test. The box office will advise you on the details.

Types of tests accepted : 

  • PCR : laboratory analysis for SARS-CoV-2 conducted maximum 72 hours before the concert (i.e. after 6 June 2021 at 8pm).
    Antigénique (rapid test) : rapid analysis for SARS-CoV-2 conducted by a pharmacy or health professional a maximum of 24 heures before the concert (i.e. after 8 June 2021 at 8pm) (for persons below 65 years of age only).
    Selftests are not accepted. 


When choosing this option, you will need to sign and upload the attached document (only available in French), certifying your intent to provide a test the evening of the concert : 

certification of intent

People aged under 16 are not required to present a certificate of vacinnation, immunity or test. They are requested to upload a proof of age as part of the purchase process.

Great Patron

Concert 1:1

Monday

07.06.2021

14h00 - Muséum d'histoire naturelle

free concert

The Museum invites you, during a private concert, on a musical walk through 200 years of natural history!
Discover the exhibition "Trésors" and the 200 precious objects from the collection where you will listen to the concerts here.

Concert 1:1

Thursday

03.06.2021

10h00 - Musée des Sapeurs-Pompiers de la Ville de Genève

free concert

The Museum of the Fire Brigade of the City of Geneva hosts the OSR's 1:1 concerts amongst its impressive collection of historic vehicles, outfits and equipment.

Concert 1:1

Tuesday

01.06.2021

10h00 - Musée des Sapeurs-Pompiers de la Ville de Genève

The Museum of the Fire Brigade of the City of Geneva hosts the OSR's 1:1 concerts amongst its impressive collection of historic vehicles, outfits and equipment.

Concert 1:1

Monday

31.05.2021

14h00 - Muséum d'histoire naturelle

The Museum invites you, during a private concert, on a musical walk through 200 years of natural history!
Discover the exhibition "Trésors" and the 200 precious objects from the collection where you will listen to the concerts here.

Concert 1:1

Thursday

27.05.2021

10h00 - Musée des Sapeurs-Pompiers de la Ville de Genève

free concert

The Museum of the Fire Brigade of the City of Geneva hosts the OSR's 1:1 concerts amongst its impressive collection of historic vehicles, outfits and equipment.

Concert 1:1

Tuesday

25.05.2021

17h00 - Muséum d'histoire naturelle

free concert

The Museum invites you, during a private concert, on a musical walk through 200 years of natural history!
Discover the exhibition "Trésors" and the 200 precious objects from the collection where you will listen to the concerts here.

Music for strings

Thursday

20.05.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

series S

Christoph Eschenbach

Richard Strauss

Metamorphosen, study for 23 solo strings

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaïkovski

Serenade for string in C Major op. 48

Music for strings

Wednesday

19.05.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

online concert

series O

Christoph Eschenbach

Richard Strauss

Metamorphosen, study for 23 solo strings

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaïkovski

Serenade for string in C Major op. 48

Grand Mécène

VENGEROV VISITS GENEVA

Tuesday

11.05.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

non-subscription concert

Juanjo Mena
direction Maxim Vengerov
violon

Johannes Brahms

Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 77

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaïkovski

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74, 'Pathétique'

Partenaire de Prestige

CONCERT FOR THE VILLE DE GENEVE

Sunday

09.05.2021

17h00 - Victoria Hall

Juanjo Mena
direction Inmo Yang
violon

Niccolo Paganini

Concerto for violin and orchestra No 2 in B minor op. 7, called "La Campanella".

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaïkovski

Symphony No. 6 in B minor op. 74, called "Pathetic"

CONCERT DES AMIS DE L'OSR

Friday

07.05.2021

20h00 - Victoria Hall

Concert des Amis de l'OSR

Charles Dutoit
Martha Argerich

SAMUEL BARBER

Adagio for strings

SERGE PROKOFIEV

Concerto for piano and orchestra N° 3 in C major op. 26

MAURICE RAVEL

Ma Mère l'Oye (Mother Goose), five children's pieces for orchestra

IGOR STRAVINSKI

L'Oiseau de feu (The Firebird), second suite for orchestra (1919)

Mécène

Exhibition: Cité de la Musique

Saturday

24.04.2021

10h00 - Parc des Bastions

free concert

Rosnei Tuon
Violin Stéphane Guiocheau
Violin Marco Nirta
Viola Laurent Issartel
Cello Gérard Métrailler
Trumpet Laurent Fabre
Agnès Chopin
Andrea Bandini
Ross Knight
Tuba

A surprise programme for string quartet and wind quintet

Exhibition: Cité de la Musique

Friday

23.04.2021

17h00 - Parc des Bastions

free concert

Rosnei Tuon
Violin Stéphane Guiocheau
Violin Marco Nirta
Viola Laurent Issartel
Cello Gérard Métrailler
Trumpet Laurent Fabre
Agnès Chopin
Andrea Bandini
Ross Knight
Tuba

A surprise programme for string quartet and wind quintet