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”. Here we see giants such as Jonas Kullhammar, Per Texas Johansson and Mats Äleklint given freedom to break new ground and take the music to the next level.

Weill: Youkali / Lost in the stars

Enjoy hit music from theater and ballet with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Barbara Hannigan

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5

The concert was streamed live February 24 2022. The orchestra played Tchaikovskys Symphony No 5 wearing white shirts as a stance for peace, freedom and democracy.

Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony

Be captivated by the symphony that depicts scientist Robert Oppenheimer's moral dilemmas and desperation in creating the first atomic bomb.

Offenbach / Rosenthal: From Gaîté Parisienne

With a talent for writing lustful stage music with satirical bite, Jacques Offenbach succeeded in elevating operetta to an international art form.

Bartók: String Quartet No. 4

He was restless, determined and full of energy, usually with a cigarette hanging from his lips. In his exploration of Balkan folk music, the Hungarian Bela Bartók built a bridge between tradition and the present.

Jolivet: Heptade for trumpet and percussion

Performed by Per Ivarsson and Martin Ödlund from Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. The concert was recorded during spring in 2017 for GSOplay Sessions.

Jolivet: Trumpet Concerto No. 2

A fanciful concert with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anja Bihlmaier and trumpet player Per Ivarsson.

Side by Side 2023: Closing Concert

2023 the youth music camp Side by Side celebrates 10 years! The camp’s closing concert is a magnificent musical experience.

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

A wonderfully self-absorbed heroic tale in which the composer uproariously illustrates friends and enemies, war and peace

“My mother would have loved the programme”

Listen to a captivating interview where conductor Barbara Hannigan talks about the importance of a dramaturgical thread through the music.

“Nothing written for piano and orchestra sounds exactly like this”

Lyssna till när pianist Leif-Ove Andsnes talar om sin kärlek för Debussy och verket Fantasi för piano och orkester.

“Give the difficult a chance!”

Soloist Ava Bahari talks about Arnold Schönberg's atonal violin concerto, which seethes with energy and tempo!

Odin Ensemble: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Enjoy when the Odin Ensemble gives an instrumental chamber version of this popular piece

Fagerlund talks about Drifts

Listen as Sebastian Fagerlund talks about his piece Drifts.

“I like sounds you can’t identify”

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

“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.

“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.

“An extremely valuable piece for us cellists”

Follow us home to Claes Gunnarssons, cellist, and listen to his 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.