KBS Symphony Orchestra

Formed 1956
KBS Symphony Orchestra
https://static.bbc.co.uk/music_clips/3.0.30/img/default_artist_images/classical1.jpg
1956
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/ad4f750c-3f01-4f31-a51d-aebe7b3f452e
KBS Symphony Orchestra

KBS Symphony Orchestra Biography (Wikipedia)

The KBS Symphony Orchestra (KBS 교향악단) is one of the most famous symphony orchestras in South Korea. It was founded in 1956 as the radio orchestra of the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS).

Between 1969 and 1981 it became a state-run organization, changing its name to the National Symphony Orchestra of Korea. In this period, they performed chiefly in the National Theater of Korea. In 1979, they made their first tour overseas, in USA.

From 1981, the orchestra's designation was restored to its former name, and new positions, such as general manager, principal guest conductor and full-time conductor, were established in the organization. Their subsequent overseas tours were in Southeast Asia (1984) and Japan (1985 and 1991). In October 1995, they performed in the UN General Assembly in New York City.

In 2000 and 2002, they performed with the State Symphony Orchestra of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in Seoul and Pyongyang. They also held "goodwill exchange concerts" with the NHK Symphony Orchestra and the China National Symphony Orchestra in 2002.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.


KBS Symphony Orchestra Tracks

Sort by

Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari
Two orchestral intermezzi from "Il Gioielli della Madonna" (Op.4)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br595.jpg
link
Two orchestral intermezzi from "Il Gioielli della Madonna" (Op.4)
Max Bruch
Scottish fantasy, Op.46
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqyrk.jpg
link
Scottish fantasy, Op.46
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
'Dance of the Cygnets' from Swan Lake, Op.20
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p06ng1td.jpg
link
'Dance of the Cygnets' from Swan Lake, Op.20
Alexander Glazunov
Symphony No. 4 In E Flat Major Op.48
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br10d.jpg
link
Symphony No. 4 In E Flat Major Op.48
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Hamlet - Fantasy Overture Op.67
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p06ng1td.jpg
link
Hamlet - Fantasy Overture Op.67
Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
Ruslan i Lyudmila (overture)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqyqw.jpg
link
Ruslan i Lyudmila (overture)
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony no. 8 (Op.88) in G major
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhjb.jpg
link
Symphony no. 8 (Op.88) in G major
Giuseppe Verdi
La forza del destino - overture
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p06ljsfx.jpg
link
La forza del destino - overture
Gioachino Rossini
Overture to "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p06308fx.jpg
link
Overture to "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"
Sergey Rachmaninov
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 2 (Op.18) in C minor
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg5b.jpg
link
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 2 (Op.18) in C minor
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance G minor, Op.46 No.8
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhjb.jpg
link
Slavonic Dance G minor, Op.46 No.8
Bedrich Smetana
Ma vlast
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqxg6.jpg
link
Ma vlast
Jan Simon
Piano Concerto in G minor Op.33
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhjb.jpg
link
Piano Concerto in G minor Op.33
Load more tracks

Back to artist