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!

Adam’s Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes?

Víkingur Ólafsson performes contemporary music that enchants the listener.

Grammis-winning album

Newly released music by Elfrida Andrée, Valborg Aulin and Ida Moberg.

Meet the icelandic pianist Vikingur Ólafsson

Ólafsson talks about Adams' swinging and exciting work.

Side by Side 2022: Closing Concert

A classical concert that concludes the music camp Side by Side, where the camp's most advanced participants show off their skills side by side with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

Meet the hornist Alec Frank-Gemmill

Get to know Odin Ensemble that was formed last year during the pandemic.

Brahms’ Symphony no 2

The recording is a co-production of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Odin Ensemble.

“They´re about abuse but also about strength and perseverance”

Marin Alsop talkes about her thoughts on the MacMillan concert.

The Confession of Isobel Goudie

Marin Alsop puts a lot of thought behind every program she conducts, a program should have a message and a sense moral.

Sibelius Symphony no 7

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

Sibeliu’s Symphony no 6

The music was written in the early 20th century and revolves around both natural mysticism and bold influences from the continent.

Interview with Christian Zacharias

Christian Zacharias talks about his incredible musical journey and his warm relationship with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Concert Hall.

Schumann’s Introduktion und Allegro appassionato

The piece was composed in two days in an exalted inspiration, at a time when Lord Byron’s drama Manfred engulfed Schumann.

Brahm’s Schicksalslied

The gods are happy in their peaceful existence while humans have to fight in painful uncertainty. This is one way to summarize Friedrich Hölderlin’s poem Schicksalslied.

Dearest Mother of Mine

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra performs Ridna Maty Moja

Sweden plays for Ukraine

A number of Swedish orchestras is performing together in support of the Ukrainian people

Interview with Christian Zacharias

How to create something new and unique with Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Meet Herbert Blomstedt

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

The Soloist Prize 2022: Alva Holm

The winner of The Solist Prize 2022. A national competition for singers and instrumentalists