Music Of Today

The Philharmonia's free, early evening Music of Today series offers audiences the chance to hear new music. The composer is usually present to introduce and discuss their work, offering insight into the music performed and the process of composition. If you think new music isn’t for you, come and give Music of Today a try, and see if we can change your mind. 

Unsuk Chin

Unsuk Chin is the Artistic Director of our Music of Today series.

Unsuk Chin was born in 1961 in Seoul, Korea. She began to teach herself piano and music theory at a very early age and subsequently studied composition at the Seoul National University with Sukhi Kang.

Chin appeared as pianist at the Pan Music Festivals. In 1984... Read More

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The Philharmonia Orchestra gratefully acknowledges Esa-Pekka Salonen’s support of Music of Today

Upcoming Concerts

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

Part of


Music of Today: Composers' Academy

Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Patrick Bailey conductor

Programme to include:

Moorcraft Reflections (after Gibbons), (world premiere) Illean Januaries(world premiere)...

Part of