2 November 2014, Royal Festival Hall, London
‘The Mighty Five’ explores the resurgence in Russian nationalism that took place toward the end of the 19th century. The first in a pair of concerts explores the music of the founders of the Russian National movement, led by Glinka. The opening work is his whirlwind overture to Ruslan und Ludmilla, followed by Glazunov’s captivating Violin Concerto, combining winning melodies with... read more
The composers Antonín Dvořák and his favourite pupil and son-in-law, Josef Suk, were both influenced by place and close relationships with loved ones.
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 Orchestra is an extraordinary new app from Touch Press that will delight anyone with even a passing interest in classical music.