Germany has an extraordinarily rich landscape of professional orchestras. In addition to hundreds of independent ensembles, 129 publicly-financed orchestras currently provide a wide-ranging concert offer. The map shows the various types of publicly funded orchestras, including information on their sizes as well as on mergers and disbandments since 1990.

Publicly funded orchestras

Topography: Publicly funded orchestras in Germany

Source information

Compiled by the German Music Information Centre from information supplied by the German Orchestra Union (DOV). Cartography: Silke Dutzmann.