Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Göteborgs Symfoniker
Volvo has been the main sponsor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (Göteborgs Symfoniker) for many years. The orchestra was founded in 1905 and today it counts 109 musicians.
In 1997 the orchestra was appointed The National Orchestra of Sweden and today it is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost in Europe.
Gustavo Dudamel from Venezuela was the Principal Conductor from 2007 to 2012. He is now Conductor of Honor.
Mario Venzago was the Principal Conductor between 2004 and 2007, and Neeme Järvi directed the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 2004 and is working with the Orchestra as Principal Conductor Emeritus.