The Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Andris Poga initially signed a three-year agreement starting from the 2021-22 season. The two-year extension includes the 2025-26 season, highlighting the mutual trust between the orchestra and Poga. His artistic vision and dynamic approach have been a source of inspiration for both the musicians and the audience in Stavanger. Throughout his tenure as Chief Conductor, Poga has demonstrated exceptional leadership and the ability to highlight and realize the orchestra’s artistic and creative potential.

Regarding the extension, Andris Poga states, “It is a great honor to continue my collaboration with The Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. I am grateful and look forward to further developing and strengthening our artistic partnership. Together, we will continue to create extraordinary musical experiences.”

With a strong commitment to artistic excellence and a dedication to conveying the power of music to a broad audience, the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra will remain a significant cultural institution and a source of inspiration locally, nationally, and internationally.