Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra

The Jubilee Year

Special concerts during the jubilee year

Time to celebrate!

In the year 1972 violin teacher Juha Kangas returned from Helsinki to his home area and founded a chamber orchestra among his pupils at the Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory. Here the story of the later professional, world-famous Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra began. In the year 2022 the OCO celebrates its 50th year anniversary with concerts, recordings, world premiers, merchandise and reminiscense. Welcome to celebrate with us!  

Music and stories through the years

Welcome to take part in music important to the OCO and in the musician's sharing their stories and memories.

Opening of the Jubilee Year

The 50th anniversary jubilee was opened with a stream on January 15th 2022. You can still watch the concert via our YouTube channel

Me & the OCO

Here you can get to know the musicians of the OCO while they share their memories of working in the Orchestra (in Finnish). (More interviews can be found under the Me & the OCO button at the top of this page)