The Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra, formerly the Pilsen Radio Orchestra, is an ensemble with a solid tradition and reputation and is requested on stages in the Czech Republic and abroad. The orchestra takes numerous foreign tours and performs at prestigious venues in Europe and the United States. Let us mention the halls of Gasteig in Munich, Liederhalle in Stuttgart, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Brucknerhaus in Linz, the Stadthalle in Vienna, the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, the Tonhalle in Zürich or Rudolfinum and O2 Arena in Prague.
In August 2017, they performed in the new hall of the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. In recent seasons, for example the following performed with the Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra: Tai Murray, Pascal Rogé Lilya Zilberstein, Juliane Banse, Sergej Nakarjakov, Anne Queffélec, Jeremy Menuhin, and Gautier Capuçon.
The Pilsen Philharmonic is also the organizer of the annual Smetana Days festival.