27 April 2014, Royal Festival Hall, London
A very special afternoon of sparkling Viennese wit and music-making. Mistaken identity, infidelity and excessive champagne consumption abound in this brilliantly clever commentary on the glittering hedonism of late 19th century Vienna. John Wilson brings his trademark verve and panache to what is widely regarded as Johann Strauss’s finest score. read more
Sunday 27 Apr 2014, 3.00pm
John Wilson conducts Die Fledermaus Royal Festival Hall, London
BBC Frozen Planet in Concert - Extended Version
An event for all the family combining emotional and evocative live orchestral music with breathtaking HD images of the majestic and frozen wilderness of the Polar Regions from the landmark BBC televis...
The Philharmonia is a self-governing orchestra whose world-class players are both its owners and at the centre of its continuing creativity and innovation. Many have been with the Orchestra for a decade or more. Find out more.
The Philharmonia Orchestra is one of the world’s great orchestras. Acknowledged as the UK’s foremost musical pioneer, with an extraordinary recording legacy, the Philharmonia leads the field for its quality of playing and for its residencies, music education and the innovative use of the latest technology in reaching new audiences. These, and the relationships it has with the world’s most sought-after artists, most importantly its Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen, place the Philharmonia Orchestra at the heart of British musical life.