On this day in 1926, Janáček's joyous Sinfonietta premiered in Prague - discover more on his evocative piece in this 2014 journey to his Bohemian home from our film archive, with our Principal Guest Conductor Jakub Hrůša Conductor.
On this day in 1926 Janáčeks joyous Sinfonietta premiered in Prague discover

Listening Guide: Leoš Janáček's Sinfonietta with Jakub Hrůša

The composer Leoš Janáček was an important promoter of cultural activity in the city where he spent most of his life: Brno, Moravia, Czech Republic. Czech co...

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"...an illuminating tour of the orchestra that you really could never get any other way."

The LA Times on our Virtual Reality production with Esa-Pekka Salonen in this article about the future of classical music.

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"an illuminating tour of the orchestra that you really could never get any other way"

Evolution, revolution, smevolution: The future of classical music

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After ending our 16/17 season in spectacular fashion this week with Shostakovich 5, we've begun looking forward to our BBC Proms performance on 2 August - hear us together with Esa-Pekka Salonen and soloist Marianne Crebassa:
After ending our 1617 season in spectacular fashion this week with Shostakovich

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

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It's wonderful to see that Hollywood icon John Barry's legacy lives on, as a blue plaque was unveiled outside his childhood home this week.

We're excited to perform some of his best scores live in concert in November, including music from the classic Bond films: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Its wonderful to see that Hollywood icon John Barrys legacy lives on

York plaque honour for John Barry, James Bond composer - BBC News

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Meet the three stellar artists of our Composers' Academy, Gareth Moorcraft, Lisa Illean and Donghoon Shin, in our latest blog post!

You can hear their new works in tonight's FREE Music of Today performance ahead of our main evening concert: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Meet the three stellar artists of our Composers Academy Gareth Moorcraft Lisa

Composers` Academy 2017: Meet the Composers :: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Discover the fantastical Slavic house spirit Kikimora in tomorrow's concert, when we perform Liadov's mysterious tone poem alongside music by Shostakovich and Rachmaninov...

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Discover the fantastical Slavic house spirit Kikimora in tomorrows concert when we
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What do you think the role of music can be in politics?

Classic FM asked this and more to our Conductor Laureate, Vladimir Ashkenazy - hear what he had to say.


Ashkenazy joins us later this year for our Voices of Revolution series - discover it here: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
What do you think the role of music can be in politics

'I don’t think we can make political points with music' – Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Pélleas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera continues tonight. Discover the story behind Debussy's enigmatic work:
Pélleas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera continues tonight Discover the story behind

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"The playing throughout is superb." The Arts Desk on the opening night of our new residency at Garsington Opera, with Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, starring Andrea Carroll (pictured). Read more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
The playing throughout is superb The Arts Desk on the opening night
Happy birthday Igor Stravinsky! To celebrate, take a look at this wonderful archive footage of him conducting the Firebird with us in 1965:
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This evening we look forward to the first night of our production of Pélleas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera, running until 7 July.

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This evening we look forward to the first night of our production
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Next Wednesday we'll perform brand new works by Donghoon Shin, Lisa Illean and Gareth Moorcraft, specially composed as part of our prestigious Composers' Academy scheme.

In our latest blog post, Lisa Illean gives a wonderful insight into the process and inspiration behind her piece, Januaries.
Next Wednesday well perform brand new works by Donghoon Shin Lisa Illean

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We're looking forward to being joined by Yuri Temirkanov next week, performing Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 - before, take a look at this fantastic clip of him conducting the 10th Symphony in 2009!

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Were looking forward to being joined by Yuri Temirkanov next week performing

Shostakovitch - Symphony No. 10 - Allegro - Yuri Temirkanov

Symphony No. 10 Shostakovitch, full programme here http://www.medici.tv/#/yuri-temirkanov-shostakovich-symphony-10 Dmitri Shostakovitch Symphony No. 10 in E ...

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We’re hiring!
We are looking for a new Assistant Leader (closing date 23 June) and a new Tutti Cello (closing date 3 July) to join the Orchestra.
For more details on the requirements and how to apply please look on our website: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Were hiring We are looking for a new Assistant Leader closing date
"splendidly stylish and invigorating...featuring the Philharmonia at the top of its game"

Thanks to Gramophone Magazine for this wonderful review of our Nielsen recording with Paavo Järvi - read it here:
"splendidly stylish and invigoratingfeaturing the Philharmonia at the top of its game"

NIELSEN Flute Concerto. Clarinet Concerto. Aladdin Suite | gramophone.co.uk

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Pélleas et Mélisande begins at Garsington Opera this week, where we're being conducted by Jac van Steen - listen to Suzy Klein introduce the intriguing opera in this Radio 3 guide from 2014.

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Pélleas et Mélisande begins at Garsington Opera this week where were being

Debussy: Pelléas et Melisande, BBC Proms Music Guides - BBC Radio 3

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Happy birthday Richard Strauss, born on this day in 1864!

We'll be performing his Metamorphosen alongside Janáček’s towering Glagolitic Mass on 26 July at Three Choirs Festival: [ Philharmonia.co.uk Link ]
Happy birthday Richard Strauss born on this day in 1864
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