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04/23/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
Santtu-Matias Rouvali in conversation with Alistair Mackie, Principal Trumpet of the Philharmonia.
Philharmonia Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
We perform The Planets with Santtu-Matias Rouvali tonight in Leicester and tomorrow at a sold-out Royal Festival Hall!

Before, enjoy a little Go-Pro trombone fun from our 2013 Universe of Sound project:
We perform The Planets with SanttuMatias Rouvali tonight in Leicester and tomorrow

Universe of Sound: Jupiter in the trombone section

For more information on the Philharmonia Orchestra's Universe of Sound project, please visit http://www.universeofsound.co.uk/

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Ruth Smith
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Philharmonia Orchestra
04/21/2017 at 09:07. Facebook
We're looking forward to performing Boulez's Notations in two weeks time with Esa-Pekka Salonen - featuring by far our largest orchestra of the season, at 114 players!

For a taste of the spectacle to come, watch Boulez himself conduct one of the movements here:
Were looking forward to performing Boulezs Notations in two weeks time with

Boulez: Notation II / Boulez · Berliner Philharmoniker

Full-length concert: http://www.digitalconcerthall.com/concert/41/?a=youtube&c=true Pierre Boulez: Notation II / Pierre Boulez, conductor · Berliner Philharm...

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04/20/2017 at 13:34. Facebook
The #BBCProms have been announced!

On 2 August Esa-Pekka Salonen leads us in a performance of Adams' Naïve and Sentimental Music alongside enigmatic works by Ravel and Bach/Stravinsky.

Discover more on our website:
The BBCProms have been announced On 2 August EsaPekka Salonen leads us

BBC Proms: Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts John Adams :: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Philharmonia Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
04/19/2017 at 10:55. Facebook
This week we are joined by Alban Gerhardt in three performances of Elgar's iconic Cello Concerto.

Before, discover the secrets of the cello as Karen Stephenson introduces her instrument in our video guide.
This week we are joined by Alban Gerhardt in three performances of

Instrument: Cello

In this film, Karen Stephenson introduces her instrument - the cello. To learn more about the cello visit http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/explore/instruments/c...

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Philharmonia Orchestra
04/18/2017 at 14:38. Facebook
We are excited to announce that for the first time, we will be showing one of our pre-concert talks on Facebook Live.

At 1.30pm this Sunday, catch Santtu-Matias Rouvali in conversation with Principal Trumpet Alistair Mackie, ahead of our performance of Holst's The Planets that afternoon.
We are excited to announce that for the first time we will
Philharmonia Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
04/17/2017 at 08:10. Facebook
This week we are joined for three concerts by one of our newly-announced Principal Guest Conductors, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, in Bedford, Leicester and London, performing works by Smetana and Elgar - details here: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
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Philharmonia Orchestra
04/16/2017 at 08:06. Facebook
Happy Easter from the Philharmonia Orchestra!

We're looking forward to the summer sunshine, when we perform works by Mahler, Fauré, Shostakovich and more!
Happy Easter from the Philharmonia Orchestra
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Aparecida Jacob
Daniela Olteanu
Heading into the Easter weekend, why not enjoy this selection of seven of the best choral pieces, compiled by BBC Music Magazine! Did your favourites make the list?
Heading into the Easter weekend why not enjoy this selection of seven

The best choral music for Easter | Classical-Music.com

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On 4 May we look forward to welcoming back Esa-Pekka Salonen and Pierre-Laurent Aimard for works by Debussy and Boulez. Before, watch this rare recording of the composer himself performing one of the works featured in our programme:
On 4 May we look forward to welcoming back EsaPekka Salonen and

Pierre Boulez plays Douze Notations: IV. Rythmique

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An unusual find - the original score to the fifth movement of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder has recently been discovered, preserved in a Munich archive.



We're looking forward to performing a number of Mahler's works in the coming months, starting with his famous Sixth Symphony and its iconic hammer blows, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen in May! Details here: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
An unusual find the original score to the fifth movement of Mahlers

Original Gustav Mahler score discovered | Music |

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Niall Ahearne
“these are the most illuminating Sibelius performances for our time”

Our Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen recently conducted highly acclaimed Sibelius performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic – hear him perform Sibelius in the opening concert of our new season in September with the Sixth and Seventh Symphonies.
“these are the most illuminating Sibelius performances for our time”

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"Everything in these ensembles... was marshalled with superb lucidity by the conductor Kwame Ryan." The Telegraph on our Music of Today series concert last Thursday. Next up, Mei Yi Foo: [ Ow.ly Link ] #free
Everything in these ensembles was marshalled with superb lucidity by the conductor
This Sunday, watch cellist Alban Gerhardt perform Bach in an unusual venue in this video - he joins us later this month performing Elgar's Cello Concerto with newly-announced Principal Guest Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali.
This Sunday watch cellist Alban Gerhardt perform Bach in an unusual venue

Alban Gerhardt's Dupont Underground Session

Cellist Alban Gerhardt performs cello solo for "Prelude of Suite No.6 in D Major" by J.S. Bach at Dupont Underground. http://www.albangerhardt.com http://www...

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We've performed a number of Brahms' works in concert recently. BBC Music Magazine have compiled a list of their favourites - did yours make the list?

We next perform Brahms in May with Herbert Blomstedt conducting: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Weve performed a number of Brahms works in concert recently BBC Music

Top 10 Brahms works | Classical-Music.com

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Thank you, Jakub Hrůša, for a scintillating performance of Dvořák Symphony No. 8 last night at Southbank Centre. Jakub starts as Principal Guest Conductor in October: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Thank you Jakub Hrůša for a scintillating performance of Dvořák Symphony No
We're delighted that Julian Rachlin is able to join us at short notice in tonight's concert with Jakub Hrůša - watch this fantastic performance of the Third Movement of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Zubin Mehta, ahead of Julian's performance of the entire piece this evening:
Were delighted that Julian Rachlin is able to join us at short

3rd movement of Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto by Julian Rachlin

3rd movement of Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto by Julian Rachlin performed during Ehsaas-e-Kashmir: a concert organised by German Embassy to raise funds for the...

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"I remember my first encounter with [the Philharmonia] as if it were yesterday. I came from overseas, exhausted and jet-lagged, scared how limited the time we’d have was. And a little miracle happened."

We are joined tomorrow by one of our newly-announced Principal Guest Conductors Jakub Hrůša for a programme that includes Dvořák's grand Eighth Symphony. Discover more about Jakub and his...
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I remember my first encounter with the Philharmonia as if it were

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Concert Announcement:

The violinist Sergey Khachatryan can no longer perform at tomorrow's concert due to visa issues. We're delighted to announce that Julian Rachlin has stepped in to replace him. Julian will still be performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, so the programme remains the same. We hope you enjoy the concert. [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Concert Announcement The violinist Sergey Khachatryan can no longer perform at tomorrows
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We’re honoured to have been shortlisted in this year’s Royal Philharmonic Society Awards in the ‘Concert Series and Festivals’ category for our 2016 Stravinsky series, Myths & Rituals.
Were honoured to have been shortlisted in this years Royal Philharmonic Society