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: 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)


Part of
16/17
LONDON SEASON

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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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16/17
LONDON SEASON

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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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16/17
LONDON SEASON

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Music of Today: Bent Sørensen

Friday 7 Apr 2017, 6:15pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Kwamé Ryan conductor


Sørensen The Deserted Churchyards

Sørensen The Weeping White Room

Sørensen Minnelieder - Zweites Minnewater

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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16/17
LONDON SEASON

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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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16/17
LONDON SEASON

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