Let classical music brighten the summer

Take the orchestra out with you this summer! Enjoy recorded concerts, reports and interviews completely free of charge - when it suits you.

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When our audience chooses:

Sibelius: Symphony No 1

Experience a captivating concert by Sibelius led by conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme

The beautiful Enigma Variations put composer Edward Elgar on the international musical map and is a key work in the history of classical music.

Dvorák: Symphony No. 7

Latest release. Antonín Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7 encompasses both exhilaration and outbursts of joy. Enjoy!

Debussy: La Mer

Listen to three symphonic sketches, where the first part depicts the sea from dawn to noon. The entire work is an depiction of the interplay of nature, winds and waves.

With a love for the sea

Nordic – A Fragile Hope: A Premiere Under The Sea

Enjoy a mini-documentary about the concert project Nordic-A Fragile Hope created by film and photojournalist Joakim Odelberg, director Andrea Östlund and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

Smetana: Moldau

This colourful tone poem is a musical depiction of the long river Moldau (Vltava). The main theme is a real classic, sweeping the listener along the stream through vallies and forests in the Bohemian landscape.

Latest releases

Sibelius: Symphony No 1

Experience a captivating concert by Sibelius led by conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme

The beautiful Enigma Variations put composer Edward Elgar on the international musical map and is a key work in the history of classical music.

Dvorák: Symphony No. 7

Latest release. Antonín Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7 encompasses both exhilaration and outbursts of joy. Enjoy!

Debussy: La Mer

Listen to three symphonic sketches, where the first part depicts the sea from dawn to noon. The entire work is an depiction of the interplay of nature, winds and waves.

Nordic – A Fragile Hope: A Premiere Under The Sea

Enjoy a mini-documentary about the concert project Nordic-A Fragile Hope created by film and photojournalist Joakim Odelberg, director Andrea Östlund and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

Smetana: Moldau

This colourful tone poem is a musical depiction of the long river Moldau (Vltava). The main theme is a real classic, sweeping the listener along the stream through vallies and forests in the Bohemian landscape.

“I like sounds you can’t identify”

Anders Hillborg talks about his work and about his composing. Sound Atlas has wowed critics and audiences alike.

Sibelius: Symphony no 7

You can associate the music with bright summer nights, rushing furrows & roaring rapids.

Gershwin: Girl Crazy, suite

Enjoy a suite with wonderful songs like I Got Rhythm and Embraceable you, in Gershwin’s lush orchestral sounds from the musical Girl Crazy.

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

With an orchestration that was stupendous and revolutionary at the time, Berlioz set the world of music alight.

Anders Hillborg 70th Anniversary

“I like sounds you can’t identify”

Anders Hillborg talks about his work and about his composing. Sound Atlas has wowed critics and audiences alike.

Hillborg: Sound Atlas

Discover Hillborg’s Sound Atlas with the unique timbre of the glass harmonica. The piece was premiered in 2022 by the Gothenburg Symphony Ochestra, conducted by Anja Bihlmaier.

Discover the glass harmonica with Philipp Marguerre

Have you ever wondered what a glass harmonica sounds like and how it works? Now is your chance to learn.

Meet conductor Simone Young

D’Netto: Uncertain Planning

Discover rising star Connor D’Netto, who has been called “a role model as an Australian contemporary composer”

Berg: Seven Early Songs

Enjoy Alban Berg’s romantic songs in a twelve-tone suit - it's about love, summer days and a particularly popular nightingale. Discover conductor Simone Young and soprano Flurina Stucki.

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Meet conductor Simone Young and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in Johannes Brahms's masterfully orchestrated Fourth Symphony.

Jazz concerts

Emil Brandqvist Trio

With their atmospheric and melodic jazz, Emil Brandqvist Trio has established itself at the top of the international jazz scene. Meet a top trio in a unique tonal landscape.

Johan Lindström shows the way

He is nominated for the Nordic Council’s music prize in 2023 and is described in the motivation as a “musical magician”.

Interviews & features

“I like sounds you can’t identify”

Anders Hillborg talks about his work and about his composing. Sound Atlas has wowed critics and audiences alike.

GSOplay are celebrating 10 years!

Join us on a nostalgic musical journey that started exactly 10 years ago with Gustavo Dudamel and Mahler's Symphony No. 2.

Meet Herbert Blomstedt

Herbert Blomstedt's fascinating and beautiful descriptions of Bruckner No 4

Interview with Herbert Blomstedt

Wilhelm Stenhammar 150 years!

Drive-in-Concert with Volvo Cars and Bowers & Wilkins

Unique live broadcast in the cars

The history of the Gothenburg Symphony

Welcome to a guided tour together with Jennifer Downing Olsson.