About us

‘Antwerp Philharmonic Orchestra’ is the name of the orchestra that is a fixture for almost 30 years at ‘Night of the Proms’.
Since the early 90’, the orchestra for ‘Night of the Proms’ has been carefully ‘handpicked’, to compose each year a group of talented and highly motivated musicians.  This approach has proven to work during well over 1.000 concerts and tv-shows, numerous tours :  flawlessly turning a Tchaikovsky part to be followed by a James Brown classic, and back from Seal to Beethoven requires an outstanding mastering of each instrument, as well as the willingness to perform every composition, whether a lavish symphony or a popular radio hit with all due respect and savoir-faire.
Meanwhile, it is being ensured that young musicians are invited to develop concert and tour experience.  The APO regularly plays in the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and Poland, and has collaborated with world stars, such as Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Charles Aznavour and Johnny Haliday.  Taki Concordia alumna Alexandra Arrieche, born in Brazil, is the musical director of the APO.


Night of the Proms

25.11.2022 Mannheim SAP Arena

26.11.2022 Dortmund Westfalenhallen

27.11.2022 Oberhausen König Pilsener Arena

02.12.2022 Köln LANXESS Arena

03.12.2022 Köln LANXESS Arena

06.12.2022 Frankfurt Festhalle

07.12.2022 Frankfurt Festhalle

08.12.2022 Hannover TUI arena

09.12.2022 Hamburg Barclaycard Arena

10.12.2022 Hamburg Barclaycard Arena

11.12.2022 Bremen ÖVB-Arena

13.12.2022 Erfurt Messehalle

15.12.2022 Stuttgard Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle

16.12.2022 München Olympiahalle

17.12.2022 München Olympiahalle

18.12.2022 München Olympiahalle

Night of the Proms

18 november 2022 – Sportpaleis Antwerpen

19 november 2022 – Sportpaleis Antwerpen

Wall of fame

APO has worked with legends such as

Rodger Hodgson / Nile Rodgers / Roxette / Mick Hucknall / Joss Stone / James Brown / Natasha Bedingfield / Chaka Khan / Amy Macdonald / Natalie Imbruglia / Seal / Donna Summer / The Jacksons  / Huey Lewis / Simple Minds / Grace Jones / Zucchero / Joe Cocker /Andrea Bocelli / Anastacia / Shaggy / Cee Lo Green / Boy George / Sinéad O’Connor /

and many more…



Schijnpoortweg 119,
2170 Antwerpen




Jan Vereecke
+32 (3) 400 60 23