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top 5 orchestras

3 August 2019

We have already mentioned the difference between philharmonic and symphony orchestras. There are many examples of these orchestra types in the world.

So, among these orchestras, we made a list as musiconline, thinking which ones are the best.
First of all, it is very difficult to consider any music community as good or bad. Each orchestra has its own history and culture - so the list we've prepared is not a list, it's just our favorite orchestras.

Let's get started.

Vienna Philharmonic

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra may be the first group that comes to mind when you think of an orchestra. The ensemble, which has a history of 177 years, is one of the living symbols of Western classical music. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has a history of distinguished artists such as Richard Wagner, Anton Bruckner, Johannes Brahms and Gustav Mahler. Traditionally organized by the orchestra, new year concerts attract great attention every year.

Berlin Philharmonic

The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, which has been operating since 1882, stands out especially with its conductors. Wilhelm Furtwängler, Herbert Von Karajan, Claudio Abbado and Sir Simon Rattle are just a few of the numerous conductors who have passed the Berlin Philharmonic! The orchestra, which has an indisputable and good musicians, stands out with its great works and famous soloists. The digital structure of the Berlin Philharmonic is one step ahead of other orchestras and can be viewed online.

London Symphony

The London Symphony Orchestra stands out with its performance in film music. John Williams recorded the soundtracks he composed for the Star Wars with the London Symphony Orchestra and continued to work on his subsequent projects. The most recent project featuring the orchestra is 2017's The Shape of Water. The LSO also accompanied Rowan Atkinson at the 2012 London Olympics.

LA Philharmonic

Founded in 1908, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra is Los Angeles' first symphony orchestra. The creative direction of Gustav Dudamel's orchestra, especially Schumann, Bernstein and Prokofiev interpretations have a unique beauty. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018, the Phil LA Phil At The Hollywood ”concert also featured celebrities such as Katy Perry and Herbie Hancock.

Chicago Symphony

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is one of the world's most active and successful orchestras with over 100 performances each year. The band, which has won 62 Grammy Awards so far, has received Best Orchestra Performance and Best Classical Music Album awards for the music of Pianist. Daniel Barenboim, the conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, resigned from his post in 1991, but returned again last year.

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