Concerts Free Events

Below is a complete list of all our forthcoming free events. Some may require you to reserve a ticket, but all are completely free of charge.

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Brahms & Schubert

Thursday 20 Oct 2016, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Karin Tilch, Fiona Cornall, Samuel Burstin, Cheremie Hamilton-Miller, Richard Birchall, Anne Baker


Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18

Schubert Quartettsatz No. 12 in C minor, D.703


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Music of Today: Early & New

Thursday 10 Nov 2016, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Anna-Maria Helsing conductor


Programme to include:

Schöllhorn Fantasia, (UK première) Birtwistle Virelai (Sus une fontayne), Finnis in situ...


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Pre-concert talk

Friday 11 Nov 2016, 6:15pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Jaime Martín in conversation with John Florance. FREE admission

Pre-concert talk

Saturday 12 Nov 2016, 6:15pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Jaime Martín in conversation. FREE admission but ticket required. To book your free ticket please call the box office at The Marlowe Theatre on 01227 787787. 

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Russian Chamber Music

Thursday 17 Nov 2016, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Sarah Oates, Julian Milone, Nathaniel Anderson-Frank, Gideon Robinson, Amanda Verner, Richard Waters...


Programme to include:

Borodin String Sextet in D minor (unfinished), Prokofiev Waltz, War and Peace, Schnittke Prelude in Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich...


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Pre-concert talk

Friday 18 Nov 2016, 6:30pmSt David's Hall, Cardiff

Alice Sara Ott in conversation with Jonathan James. FREE admission 

Pre-concert talk

Wednesday 30 Nov 2016, 6:15pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Nicolas Collon in conversation with John Florance. FREE admission 

Pre-concert talk

Saturday 14 Jan 2017, 6:15pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Domingo Hindoyan in conversation with Dr Erica Buurman. FREE admission but ticket required. To book your free ticket please call the box office at The Marlowe Theatre on 01227 787787. 

Pre-concert talk

Tuesday 17 Jan 2017, 6:15pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Domingo Hindoyan in conversation with John Florance. FREE admission

Music of Today: Bernd Richard Deutsch

Thursday 19 Jan 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jean-Philippe Wurtz conductor


Deutsch Mad Dog(UK première)

Deutsch Red Alert! (from Dr Futurity)(UK première)


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Sunday 22 Jan 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Exploring Anton Bruckner's life and work. FREE admission


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Pre-concert talk

Wednesday 1 Feb 2017, 6:30pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt in conversation with Erica Buurman. FREE admission but ticket required. To book your free ticket please call the box office at The Anvil on 01256 844244.

Pre-concert talk

Tuesday 21 Feb 2017, 6:30pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Tansy Davies and a member of the Philharmonia's horn section in conversation with Jonathan James. FREE admission but ticket required. To book your free ticket please call the box office at The Anvil on 01256 844244. 

Music of Today: Isang Yun

Thursday 2 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Pascal Rophé conductor


Yeree Suh soprano


Yun Pièce concertante(UK première)

Yun Teile dich Nacht

Kang Mutatio perpetua(UK première)


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Pre-concert talk

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017, 6:15pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Vladimir Ashkenazy in conversation with Robert Rawson. FREE admission but ticket required. To book your free ticket please call the box office at The Marlowe Theatre on 01227 787787. 

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Dvořák & Hindemith

Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Peter Smith, Lulu Fuller, Eugene Lee, Yukiko Ogura, Eric Villeminey, Michael Fuller


Hindemith Sonata for Tuba

Dvořák String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77


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Music of Today: Bent Sørensen

Thursday 6 Apr 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Kwamé Ryan conductor


Sørensen The Deserted Churchyards

Sørensen The Weeping White Room

Sørensen Minnelieder - Zweites Minnewater


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Philharmonia Chamber Players: Beethoven Septet

Thursday 25 May 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Jan Regulski, Gijs Kramers, Eric Villeminey, Tim Gibbs, Laurent Ben Slimane, Luke Whitehead...


Beethoven Septet in E flat major, Op. 20


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Philharmonia Chamber Players: Debussy & Ravel

Sunday 4 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Nathaniel Anderson-Frank, Yukiko Ogura, Timothy Walden, Mark van de Wiel, Samuel Coles...


Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp

Ravel Introduction et Allegro

Heath Forest


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Music of Today: Mei Yi Foo

Thursday 8 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jonathan Stockhammer conductor


Mei-Yi Foo piano


Various Composers Musical Toys

Abrahamsen Piano Concerto


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Music of Today: Composers' Academy

Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Patrick Bailey conductor


Illean New work(world première)

Moorcraft New work(world première)

Shin New work(world première)


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