About Symphony.live

Symphony.live is a video streaming platform offering an extensive collection of top-notch performances by the world's finest orchestras paired with documentaries and its own signature full-evening program. Symphony.live strives to make classical music more accessible to a wider audience by creating a novel experience and forging close partnerships with world-renowned orchestras including the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra,Münchner Philharmoniker,Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, The Cleveland Orchestra, and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, with more to come.

Exclusive concerts by the greatest orchestras in the world

Symphony.live was founded by a team of classical music aficionados who recognized the demand for a platform that provides access to a vast collection of classical music recordings to a global audience. The platform is designed to enhance the live concert experience by offering exclusive behind-the-scenes content and interviews and providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore new orchestras, composers, and compositions. With the motto "You can't get any closer", Symphony.live offers an immersive user experience that brings the viewer closer to the musicians, conductors, and orchestras, inspiring and introducing them to new and diverse works.

Symphony.live is also dedicated to delivering video recordings of the highest quality, utilizing advanced technology to ensure that the sound is crystal clear and the video is crisp and sharp. The platform is constantly updating its collection, adding new live recordings and legendary concerts from participating orchestras regularly, to ensure that there is always something new to discover.

By subscribing for a monthly fee of €9.95, subscribers can enjoy unlimited access to the platform's extensive collection of live performances, and at the same time, financially support the orchestras featured on the platform. Subscribers get a front row seat, as it were, but also a backstage pass: where they can access compelling stories behind the music and exclusive interviews with soloists and conductors. Subscribers get a front row seat, as it were, but also a backstage pass: where they can access compelling stories behind the music and exclusive interviews with soloists and conductors.

With its vast collection of recordings, curated storytelling and playlists as well as user-friendly interface, Symphony.live is well on its way to becoming the go-to destination for classical music fans. Whether you're a seasoned classical music enthusiast or just discovering the genre, Symphony.live is the perfect platform for discovering and enjoying all that classical music has to offer.

Frequently Asked

What is Symphony.live?

Symphony.live is a streaming video platform created in collaboration with some of the world’s leading symphonic orchestras. Every month you can enjoy an exclusive performance in Symphony Night Premiere from one of our partner orchestras like the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra from Amsterdam, Budapest Festival Orchestra (Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year 2022), The Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Czech Philharmonic and many more. On top of that Symphony.live offers an extensive collection of legendary symphonies and documentaries that go well beyond the music alone.

How does the free trial work?

During the free trial, you get full access to all content on Symphony.live. You can watch and enjoy the weekly performances and all other great concerts and documentaries on the platform. No strings attached. After the trial period, you decide if you want to join Symphony.live for the regular price of $6,99/month or $49,99 (price may vary per country)

How/where can I watch Symphony.live?

Symphony.live is a video streaming service that you can watch online at symphony.live or via our mobile apps for iOS and Android. You can watch directly on your TV via Roku, Android TV,  Google TV, Apple TV, Amazon FireTV, and on recent Samsung and LG TV sets.

Symphony.live is currently available in the following locations:

(Europe:) Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom;

(Americas:) Canada, United States of America;

(Asia-Pacific:) Australia, New Zealand;

More platforms and regions will be added soon

What content does Symphony.live offer?

Symphony.live offers performances with behind the scenes, stories and interviews. And: a comprehensive symphonic video library, ranging from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons to the symphonies of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Mahler. Make sure to tune in every Saturday evening for our Symphony Originals. Through our Symphony Legends series, you'll have the opportunity to gain more knowledge about renowned classical works, as expert storyteller Dominic Seldis presents them. Each month, one of our partner orchestras will perform at a Symphony Night Premiere event, giving you a behind-the-scenes look and allowing you to listen to captivating stories from the orchestra and conductors themselves. We also offer Symphony Night Specials, where you can enjoy a full evening concert specially selected by one of our musicologists. Easily find music that suits your mood. Get recommendations based on your music taste. The library is ever-expanding with new performances, orchestras and stories, so you always have something new to watch!

What quality does Symphony.live offer?

We attach great importance to good quality of image and sound. Therefore, Symphony.live’s streaming quality is always HD and the sound quality is comparable to other streaming services. A selection of titles has 5.1 digital surround sound available.

How many devices can stream simultaneously?

You can stream Symphony.live on two devices simultaneously.

How can I cancel?

You can cancel at any time, directly from your profile page on the Symphony.live website.