Korngold: Violin Concerto

Erich Wolfgang Korngolds violinkonsert bjuder på ett filmiskt känsloregister som tydligt pekar på varför Korngold på 30-talet blev Hollywoods älskling. 

Poulenc: Concerto for organ, strings and timpani

Organist Christian Schmitt handles the cheeky organ part in Poulenc’s concerto with the same skill as in Cesar Franck’s Chorale in A minor – masterfully.

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Enjoy a british classic, one of Vaughan Williams’ most played and beloved works that embeds you in soft strings.

Weill: Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra

Weill’s violin concerto is a challenge for every violinist, virtuosic and demanding in many different ways. Enjoy violinist Marja Inkinen Engström taking on the concert from 1924 with great passion.

“I’m a stage animal”

Nina Stemmes talks warmly about the relationship with the audience, about the desire to be on stage and about the challenge of singing Wagner.

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder

Nina Stemme is one of Sweden’s most internationally acclaimed dramatic sopranos, and Wagner is something of her speciality.

“There is alot more darkness in this piece”

Ryan Bancroft talks about his love for Zemlinksy's Die Seejungfrau, which he performed with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau

The music evokes a sense of both the stormy emotions and the powerful waves of a violent sea. The orchestra is led by the fantastic Ryan Bancroft.

Mahler: Symphony No 1

Odin Ensemble returns to GSOplay with another masterpiece transformed into chamber music. This time Mahler’s 1st Symphony for 15 players and performed without conductor!

Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations

Noble classicism in a romantic costume - here reflected in all its loving playfulness by the Gothenburg Symphony’s solo cellist Claes Gunnarsson.

“An extremely valuable piece for us cellists”

Claes Gunnarssons thoughts about Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations

“This was the meaning of my life”

Listen as rising star Tarmo Peltokoski talks about how he found his way to classical music.

Shostakovich: Symphony No 5

Join us on a musical journey that begins in a tragic minor key, but concludes in a resonant major key. Conductor Tarmo Peltokoski.

Bartók: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

Diving into this spiritual labyrinth in all its musical complexity is an experience that is difficult to shake off.

Prokofjev: Symphony No. 7

Prokofiev gave his seventh symphony a simple form with unusually transparent instrumentation and rather straightforward rhythms.

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. It was the first live concert ever to take place on GSOplay, and it's been rolling ever since.

Introduction: The queen of pipes

Our organ expert reveal what gives the new organ its unique sound!

The queen of pipes

Welcome to a special hour of brilliant music, where the organ is in the center with it´s full sound.

A tribute to Maestro Blomstedt

It was at the Concert Hall in Gothenburg that everything once started - when a young Herbert discovered the wonderful world of classical music!

Summer highlights

With a energetic cavalcade of music from previous years, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra wishes everyone a really wonderful summer!