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The Orchestra

We are the Gothenburg Symphony – 109 musicians with a passionate relationship to our profession and art. Together we form the National Orchestra of Sweden.

We have a long and fascinating history, but we are always looking forward. We always upward. We always chasing perfection. In everything we do. And when you hear us play, you get a world-class art experience. Each time. It is our promise to you.

Orchestra

Our Conductors

We at the Gothenburg Symphony has a long history of collaborations with leading conductors from around the world. Santtu-Matias Rouvali takes up the position of our Chief Conductor from the 2017-2018 season.  Since 2013, the American Kent Nagano is our principal guest conductor and artistic adviser.

Conductors

Artist in Residence

Every year we have the pleasure of having a unique artist in residence with us. It is a very distinguished soloist who perform regularly with us for one season. In this way, both the audience and we in the orchestra an extraordinary artistic spice to be inspired and challenged by. The season 2015-2016 is the singing conductor Barbara Hannigan as Artist in Residence, and the upcoming season, no less than the cellist Truls Mørk.

Artist in residence

Our Musicians

Gothenburg Symphony consists of 109 prominent musicians. All driven by the love of music and the desire to deliver incomparable experiences. It is the passion and ambition that makes us one of the leading orchestras in the world.

Musicians

Göteborgs Symfoniker AB

Göteborgs Symfoniker AB is a wholly owned limited company within Region Västra Götaland with about 160 employees, of which 109 are musicians. The Gothenburg Symphony is the leading musical institution in the region, with the main responsibility for developing forms in which classical music can have greater importance for those who live the region.

Göteborgs Symfoniker AB

Our Partners & Sponsors

Gothenburg Symphony aiming to be one of the top orchestras in the world. Decisive factors for us to reach our goal is excellence in all we do, business in the forefront, international positioning, broad support and financial strength.

Partners & Sponsors

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