Music Of Today

Get closer to contemporary classical music in the Philharmonia's free, early evening Music of Today series. This season, join the Orchestra as they present works inspired by American pop, electronics-infused compositions and world premieres by the next generation of composers – all for free at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall.

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

Thursday 8 Feb 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Roland Kluttig conductor


Irvine Arditti violin


Sciarrino Sei Capricci for solo violin

Cattaneo Violin concertoUK premiere


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17/18
LONDON SEASON

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Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Joana Mallwitz conductor


Nika Gorič soprano


Žuraj Aftertouch for ensembleUK premiere

Žuraj Ubuquity - farces for soprano and ensembleWorld premiere of English version


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17/18
LONDON SEASON

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Thursday 24 May 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Gergely Madaras conductor


Anu Komsi soprano


Mason Layers of Love

Mason Man Made for soprano and chamber orchestraWorld premiere


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Thursday 7 Jun 2018, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Anna-Maria Helsing conductor


Programme to include:

Austin Leung title to be announced, World premiere Freya Waley-Cohen title to be announcedWorld premiere...


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17/18
LONDON SEASON

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