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The Iceland Symphony Orchestra (ISO) has been a leading force in Iceland’s music scene for over 70 years. The orchestra gives around 100 concerts each season, including subscription performances with internationally renowned classical musicians, but also frequently collaborates with artists from other genres.

The Iceland Symphony Orchestra (ISO) has been a leading force in Iceland’s music scene for over 70 years. The orchestra gives around 100 concerts each season, including subscription performances with internationally renowned classical musicians, but also frequently collaborates with artists from other genres. The Iceland Symphony is the resident orchestra in Reykjavík’s award-winning Harpa Concert Hall.

The orchestra has recorded for renowned international labels such as Sono Luminus and Deutsche Grammophon, and received Grammy nominations for Best Orchestral Performance. The Iceland Symphony has also toured widely, including performances at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, and in New York’s Carnegie Hall. The orchestra’s Chief Conductor and Artistic Director is the Finnish Eva Ollikainen.