The classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world

 

This selection of orchestras / ensembles is not the result of personal preferences or artistic opinion.
Selected orchestras / ensembles come from an exclusive data analysis method developed by soClassiQ.

 

 

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Bach Collegium JapanThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Bach Collegium Japan
for 30+ years
Choir

Bamberg SymphonyThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Bamberg Symphony
for 70+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Spain, for 80+ years
Symphonic orchestra, National orchestra

Basel Boys ChoirThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 90+ years
Ensemble, Choir

Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 70+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Bavarian State OperaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 370+ years
Opera company

Bavarian State OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 500+ years
Symphonic orchestra, National orchestra

BBC Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world BBC Symphony Orchestra
United Kingdom, for 90+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Beaux Arts TrioThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, 1955-2008
Ensemble

Belgian National OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Belgium, for 190+ years
Symphonic orchestra, National orchestra

Belgrade Philharmonic OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 100+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Bergen Philharmonic OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Norway, for 260+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Berliner SingakademieThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 230+ years
Choir

Berlin PhilharmonicThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Berlin Philharmonic
Germany, for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Berlin Radio Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
for 100+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Berlin StaatskapelleThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 450+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Bern Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Switzerland, for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

BONDThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Australia, for 20+ years
Ensemble

Borodin QuartetThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Russia, for 80+ years
Ensemble

Boston Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Boston Symphony Orchestra
United States of America, for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
United Kingdom, for 130+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Brodsky QuartetThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 50+ years
Ensemble

Budapest Festival OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Hungary, for 40+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Budapest String QuartetThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 100+ years
Ensemble

Budapest Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Hungary, for 80+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Busch QuartetThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 100+ years
Ensemble



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Mahler Chamber OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Mahler Chamber Orchestra
for 20+ years
Chamber orchestra

Malmö Opera and Music TheatreThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Sweden, for 80+ years
Opera company

Malmö Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Sweden, for 100+ years
Symphonic orchestra

MDR Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 100+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Mediæval BæbesThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United Kingdom, for 20+ years
Choir

Mérida State Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Venezuela, for 30+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Metropolitan OperaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, for 140+ years
Opera company

Minnesota OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Minnesota Orchestra
United States of America, for 120+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Monteverdi ChoirThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United Kingdom, for 60+ years
Ensemble, Choir

Monteverdi-Chor HamburgThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 70+ years
Choir

Montreal Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Canada, for 90+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Moscow Philharmonic OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Soviet Union, for 70+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Munich PhilharmonicThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Munich Philharmonic
Germany, for 130+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Musica Antiqua KölnThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 50+ years
Chamber orchestra


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National Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world National Symphony Orchestra
United States of America, for 90+ years
Symphonic orchestra, National orchestra

NBC Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, 1963-1954
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

New Israeli OperaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Israel, for 40+ years
Opera company

New Israeli OperaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Israel, for 40+ years
Opera company

New Japan PhilharmonicThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 50+ years
Symphonic orchestra

New York City OperaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, 1943-2013
Opera company

New York Philharmonic OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world New York Philharmonic Orchestra
United States of America, for 180+ years
Symphonic orchestra

New York Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

NHK Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Japan, for 80+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

North German Radio Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Germany, for 80+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Norwegian National Opera and BalletThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Norway, for 60+ years
Opera company


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Sächsische Staatskapelle DresdenThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 470+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Saint Petersburg Philharmonic OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Russia, for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

San Francisco OperaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world San Francisco Opera
United States of America, for 100+ years
Opera company

San Francisco SymphonyThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world San Francisco Symphony
United States of America, for 110+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Scala & Kolacny BrothersThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Belgium, for 20+ years
Choir

Scottish Chamber OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Scottish Chamber Orchestra
United Kingdom, for 50+ years
Chamber orchestra

Shanghai Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Sinfonia VarsoviaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 40+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Sistine Chapel ChoirThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Vatican City, for 550+ years
Ensemble, Choir

Slovak PhilharmonicThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Slovakia, for 70+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Smetana QuartetThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 80+ years
Ensemble

Solesmes AbbeyThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
France, for 1000+ years
Choir

Southwest German Radio Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 4 years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Spanish National OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Spain, for 80+ years
Symphonic orchestra, National orchestra

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Russian FederationThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Russia, for 80+ years
Symphonic orchestra

St. Louis SymphonyThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, for 140+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Stuttgart Radio Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 4 years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

Swedish Radio Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
for 60+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra


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Tallis ScholarsThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United Kingdom, for 50+ years
Ensemble, Choir

Tchaikovsky Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Soviet Union, for 90+ years
Symphonic orchestra, Radio orchestra

The English ConcertThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United Kingdom, for 50+ years
Choir

The HalléThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world The Hallé
United Kingdom, for 160+ years
Symphonic orchestra

The Little Singers of ParisThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
France, for 110+ years
Choir

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple SquareThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
United States of America, for 170+ years
Ensemble, Choir

ThomanerchorThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 810+ years
Ensemble, Choir

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 60+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Tokyo Philharmonic OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 110+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Tokyo Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
for 70+ years
Symphonic orchestra

Tölzer KnabenchorThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Germany, for 60+ years
Ensemble, Choir

Tonhalle Orchester ZürichThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
Switzerland, for 150+ years
Symphonic orchestra

TooramaThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world
for 30+ years
Choir

Toronto Symphony OrchestraThe classical music orchestras and ensembles in the world Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Canada, for 100+ years
Symphonic orchestra


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