2 October 2014, Royal Festival Hall, London
We regret to announce that Christoph von Dohnányi was taken ill at the weekend and, with enormous regret, has had to withdraw from conducting his 85th Birthday concert at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Thursday 2 October. The Philharmonia Orchestra is very grateful to Karl-Heinz Steffens for stepping in at very short notice to take his place. read more
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