Success for Oedipus Rex and Orphei Drängar in Aix-en-Provence, France

2016-07-22 In cooperation with world renown conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, the equally world renown Philharmonia Orchestra, polar prize laureate Peter Sellars and a number of eminent fellow artists, Orphei Drängar (OD) have participated in two sold out concerts of Ig... Read more

OD on tour in Japan 17th - 25th of October

2013-10-10Between 17th and 25th of October, 2014, Orphei Drängar goes on tour to Japan. The choir will visit Osaka, Tokyo and Okinawa. It's not the first time for Orphei Drängar travelling to the east, and certainly nor the last. With a large group of dedicated Jap... Read more

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Do you want to join OD?


Want the whole world as your audience? Start with a dozen people.


We seek new singers every year, and this year's entrance examinations will take place on September 3, 2017, in Uppsala.


Candidates are asked to sing before an audition board consisting of, among others, OD’s voice coach and conductor, in total some 12 people.


This year's applications must be received by August 31, 2017, at


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Press conference about the Baltic Sea Festival 2017


On February 14, 2017 at 10.00 am, a press conference was held in Stockholm about the Baltic Sea Festival 2017, which takes place on the 21th to the 29th of August, 2017.


Esa-Pekka Salonen and Peter Sellars also talk warmly about Orphei Drängar's participation in the performances of Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex, which were made in Aix-en-Provence and in London last year.


OD will perform in Oedipus Rex at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, August 21, 2017, as a part of the opening night of the Baltic Sea festival.


See the whole press conference here:

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Do you want to sing with Orphei Drängar?

We will have auditions in September 2017.

If you are interested in more information please contact

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Voices about OD

Jan Eliasson

“I feel that Orphei Drängar are among Sweden’s foremost ambassadors. It’s always a delight to hear t… Read more

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