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Location address: Deutschland, Bamberg
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The Bamberg Symphony is a German orchestra based in Bamberg. The orchestra was formed in 1946 mainly from German musicians expelled from Czechoslovakia under the Beneš decrees, who had previously been members of the German Philharmonic Orchestra of Prague. The orchestra received the title of Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie in 1993. The orchestra commemorated its 60th anniversary on 16 March 2006.
Since 1993, the home of the orchestra is the Konzert- und Kongresshalle , which has the nickname Sinfonie an der Regnitz . Concerts before 1993 were given at the Dominikanerbau. The orchestra receives financial support from the Free State of Bavaria, the city of Bamberg, Oberfranken district and the district of Bamberg. The government of Bavaria retired the orchestra’s financial debts in 2003.