The Forbidden Orchestra

Five musicians - five expressions

One goal - Musical freedom of speech

Welcome to a musical knockout!

Five powerful, brilliant and ground breaking artists in an alliance to explore musical paths, spread equality and unite people through music.


The Forbidden Orchestra is an open-minded and warm-hearted oasis where musical traditions meet and inspire each other.


Based on norm breaking artistry, powerful personal stories and the will to promote peace and freedom of speech, The Forbidden Orchestra give a performance filled with joy, sorrow and mesmerizing grooves moving across all borders.

The Forbidden Orchestra was first created and produced by Andreas Unge as a part of his Artist in Residency at Vara Concert Hall.