Residencies canterbury

The Philharmonia Orchestra's residency at the Marlowe in Canterbury is the first by a major symphony orchestra in Kent, performing six concerts each year, and three Insight Talks.

In 2019/20, highlights include Santtu-Matias Rouvali returning to start the season with Tchaikovsky's ever-popular Swan Lake, Carl Davis conducting a night of James Bond classics, and Joana Carneiro closing our season with a programme including Bernstein’s West Side Story.

Saturday 23 Nov 2019, 6.15pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Carl Davis in conversation with Victoria Irish (Philharmonia First Violin and Orchestra Chair) and Jonathan Mayes (Director of Philharmonia's Residencies and Regional Programme).
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Saturday 23 Nov 2019, 7.30pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Carl Davis conductor


Lance Ellington

Hazel Fernandes


Programme to include:

Norman James Bond Theme, Dr. No, Bart From Russia with Love, Barry Goldfinger


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Sunday 16 Feb 2020, 6.15pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

An introduction to the evening concert's programme.
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Sunday 16 Feb 2020, 7.30pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Angus Webster conductor


Timothy Ridout viola


Opener TBC

Walton Viola Concerto [1962 rev. version]

Brahms Symphony No. 2


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Sunday 8 Mar 2020, 2pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Robin O'Neill conductor


Lucy Drever presenter

Angie Newman


Programme to include:

Shostakovich Festive Overture, Vangelis Chariots of Fire (1981), Grieg In the Hall of the Mountain King', Peer Gynt


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Sunday 8 Mar 2020, 7.30pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Alpesh Chauhan conductor


Valentina Lisitsa piano


Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture, The Tempest (Op. 18) (Burya)

Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2

Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition


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Friday 17 Apr 2020, 7.30pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Paavo Järvi conductor


Zhang Zuo piano


Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2

Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2


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Friday 8 May 2020, 6.15pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Joana Carneiro in conversation.
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Friday 8 May 2020, 7.30pmThe Marlowe, Canterbury

Joana Carneiro conductor


Esther Yoo violin


Programme to include:

Steven Stucky Radical Light, Barber Violin Concerto, Copland Appalachian Spring Suite


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