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05/23/2017 at 16:08. Facebook
This Thursday sees the return of our free chamber series. Hear our players perform Beethoven's charming Op. 20 Septet at 6pm in the Royal Festival Hall - have a listen below.

Details here: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
This Thursday sees the return of our free chamber series Hear our

Janine Jansen & friends - Beethoven: Septet in Es-groot, op. 20

Meer klassiek op http://klassiek.avro.nl Beethoven: Septet in Es-groot, op. 20 Uitvoerenden: Janine Jansen, viool Dana Zemtsov, altviool Jens Peter Maintz, c...

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"One of the finest orchestras for this repertoire" - hear Jac van Steen discuss our upcoming performances of Pelléas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera on BBC Radio 3's In Tune:
One of the finest orchestras for this repertoire hear Jac van Steen

London Conchord Ensemble, Andrew Staples, Alisdair Hogarth, Laura Mucha, In Tune - BBC Radio 3

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Mendelssohn's grand oratorio St. Paul premiered on this day in 1836 - in a rare live performance, you can hear us perform the entire work at the Three Choirs Festival in July! Details here:
Mendelssohns grand oratorio St Paul premiered on this day in 1836 in

Three Choirs Festival :: Philharmonia Orchestra

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05/21/2017 at 08:02. Facebook
Watch Lawrence Power's world premiere recording of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Pentatonic Étude in its full glory in our latest film!

Remember, you can hear him perform it live on 1 June: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
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Philharmonia Orchestra
05/20/2017 at 08:04. Facebook
Next week we're joined by Herbert Blomstedt performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - as he prepares to celebrate his 90th birthday this summer, have a listen to him conducting Beethoven almost 50 years ago...

Concert details: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Next week were joined by Herbert Blomstedt performing Beethovens Symphony No 7

Beethoven - Leonora Ouverture - DRSO - Herbert Blomstedt 1969

Beethovens - Leonora Ouverture - DRSO - Herbert Blomstedt - © Danmarks Radio 1969

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Philharmonia Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
05/19/2017 at 11:08. Facebook
Watch Lawrence Power perform Esa-Pekka Salonen's Pentatonic Étude in its world premiere recording - you can hear him perform it live with the Bartók Viola Concerto on 1 June: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]

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Philharmonia Orchestra
05/18/2017 at 11:43. Facebook
We're looking forward to performing Bartók's Viola Concerto with Lawrence Power in two weeks time - before, watch Esa-Pekka Salonen introduce Bartók's vibrant music in our video from 2010!

Concert details: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Were looking forward to performing Bartóks Viola Concerto with Lawrence Power in

Béla Bartók: Esa-Pekka Salonen on Bartók

Esa-Pekka Salonen talks about Bartók's life and music, in anticipation of the Philharmonia Orchestra's Infernal Dance series. For more information on the 'In...

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Philharmonia Orchestra
05/16/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Next week we are joined in concert by Martin Helmchen, who performs Brahms' Piano Concert No. 1 - before, hear him play the beautiful Andante from Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24.

Concert details: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Next week we are joined in concert by Martin Helmchen who performs

W.A. Mozart piano concertos

Martin Helmchen plays the Andante from the Concerto K.491 accompanied by the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra (leader Gordan Nikolic More video on www.pentatone...

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In two weeks time we perform Ligeti's vibrant Concert Românesc with Gustavo Gimeno - discover his influential music, beyond the films of Stanley Kubrick, in this Guardian guide:
In two weeks time we perform Ligetis vibrant Concert Românesc with Gustavo

A guide to György Ligeti's music

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Happy birthday Otto Klemperer, born on this day in 1885!
Happy birthday Otto Klemperer born on this day in 1885
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We look forward to our concerts with Herbert Blomstedt later in May, performing Brahms and Beethoven - details here: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
We look forward to our concerts with Herbert Blomstedt later in May

This Maestro Is Turning 90. He’s Also Conducting Over 90 Concerts This Year.

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As we head on to Japan, first violinist Adrián Varela describes his experience of Taiwanese hospitality in our tour blog: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
As we head on to Japan first violinist Adrián Varela describes his
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“Of all the string instruments, I guess it’s the greatest compromise…it shouldn’t really exist” – watch Lawrence Power reveal the secrets of the viola in our brand new film.

Hear him play Bartòk’s Viola Concerto and Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Pentatonic Etude at Southbank Centre on 1 June: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
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"One evening a person took a seat near him, whose countenance did not please. He looked hard at the stranger, and spat on the floor as if he had seen a toad..."

Discover Beethoven in this Observer article from 1827, ahead of our performance of his Seventh Symphony with Herbert Blomstedt on 25 May:
One evening a person took a seat near him whose countenance did

From the classical archive, 1827: On Beethoven - 'he must be humoured like a wayward child'

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We are recruiting for a new Director of Education (maternity cover), closing date 15 May 2017. All details for this rewarding role are here: [ Ow.ly Link ].

(Photo: the Philharmonia's 'Orchestra Unwrapped' schools concert at Leicester's De Montfort Hall.)
We are recruiting for a new Director of Education maternity cover closing
A wonderful rendition of Tchaikovsky's Danse Russe by Esther Yoo - 에스더 유 - filmed at our Philharmonia offices in Southwark!
“The incredible power of virtual reality is that it is disappointing to leave it - to come back to reality.” Esa-Pekka Salonen

Our ground-breaking virtual reality experience is out now on Sony PlayStation VR – discover Sibelius like never before…
The incredible power of virtual reality is that it is disappointing to

Philharmonia VR | The Virtual Orchestra

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With mental health issues affecting 1 in 4 people, music therapy is becoming one of the most important ways people can receive support - discover more on this growing field in this segment on BBC Radio 3's Music Matters:
With mental health issues affecting 1 in 4 people music therapy is

How music can support mental health, Music Therapy and Mental Health, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3

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