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Celebrating 102 years of the OSR!



20:00 — Victoria Hall

online concert

free concert


Fabio Luisi
artistic director from 1997 to 2002

Valérie Lecoq

George Frederick Handel
Concerto grosso, op. 3, No 1, in B flat major
Belshazzar, Nitocris's Aria  "Regarde, O son..."   

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony N° 38 in D major KV 504, 'Prague'

Paul Benner
Nox (poems of the sea)

Emile Jaques-Dalcroze
Ronde printanière, for soprano and orchestra

Nicolaï Rimsky-Korsakov
Shéhérazade, symphonic suite op. 35

the music

The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande celebrates 102 years with this gala concert given in 1998 for it's 80th birthday. This concert, recorded at the Victoria Hall in Geneva, takes the programme of the orchestras' very first concert on 30th November 1918, under the direction of its founder, Ernest Ansermet.

Read more about the musical directors of the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande :

music and artistic direction



the venues

OSR Live

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony N°9 with choir for the finale of « Ode to Joy»

Jonathan Nott


Recorded on 11 June 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Modest Mussorgsky

Night on the Bare Mountain

Jonathan Nott


Recorded on 30 November 2018 at Victoria Hall, Geneva