Tampere Philharmonic Choir was founded in the year 1990. Since 2013 the artistic director of the choir has been choir conductor Jani Sivén. Before him artistic directors were Heikki Liimola (founder of the choir), Jussi Kauranen and Timo Nuoranne. Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra is the main partner of the choir and together they concentrate on performing large scale choir compositions. Tampere Philharmonic Choir gives also a cappella -concerts once or twice a year. On stage there are usually about 90 singers.