The Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic (Norwegian: Arktisk Filharmoni) is an orchestral institution based in Tromsø and Bodø, Norway. Since its founding in 2009, it has become one of Northern Norway’s largest and most active cultural institutions, performing opera and concert productions in various formats each year.
The Arctic Philharmonic alternates between different ensemble formats on a regular basis from small chamber groups via the sinfonietta and chamber orchestra to a full symphony orchestra. Until 2018, the Principal Conductor of the orchestra was Christian Lindberg. Since 2019, Christian Kluxen isPrincipal Conductor, the Artistic Director of the chamber orchestra is Henning Kraggerud, and the Artistic Director of the sinfonietta Øyvind Bjorå.
The Arctic Philharmonic collaborates with other musicians in the region and has cooperation agreements with the Norwegian Armed Forces’ Band North and Landsdelsmusikerne i Nord-Norge.