|Season (6 Feb 2020 - 13 Feb 2020)|
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.
Light and dark. February marks an amazing time of change. The mountains emerge from the dark and embrace Longyearbyen. We find ourselves in the magical period of ’blue light’ that presages the return of the sun.The third Arctic Chamber Music Festival will take place in Longyearbyen, in the days between 6th and 12th of February 2020 - and will focus on the theme "extremes".
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.
The program can be found on the festival's website here.