Västmanlandsmusiken – in EnglishVästmanlandsmusiken is seated in Västerås. Our mission is to provide and enable music and contemporary dance in our region. Our main departments are Länsmusiken/Regional Music and Dance, Västerås Sinfonietta and Västerås Concert Hall. Länsmusiken cooperates mainly with freelancing musicians, choreographers and dancers. Västerås Sinfonietta is a chamber orchestra which cooperates with contemporary composers alongside their classical program.
Västmanlandsmusiken present, in collaboration with local organizers, more than 600 acts per year with international, national and local artists. Our main venue is Västerås Concert Hall which can seat nearly 900 persons in the audience. But a great part of our concerts and performances are held in different venues across the region. In addition the Concert Hall is let out to productions companies and events.
Tracing its origins back to 1883 and the Västerås Musiksällskap (Musical Company of Västerås, this charming orchestra of 33 international-class musicians shares a passion for innovation, traditional and variety. Its expertise and playful spirit has enchanted discerning music lovers in the beautiful Swedish city of Västerås for generations. From Verdi, Wagner, Mozart and Schubert to young, modern composers like Sweden’s own Andrea Tarrodi, Västerås Sinfonietta puts its signature touch to some of the world’s finest music, offering exciting musical encounters for connoisseurs and beginners… and anyone in between.