Christmas Classics

Sunday 11 Dec 2016, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

David Hill conductor


Ailish Tynan soprano

The Bach Choir choir


Programme to include:

Anderson A Christmas Festival, Vaughan Williams O little town of Bethlehem, Traditional I saw three ships...


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Philharmonia Chamber Players at Zédel: Bach

Tuesday 13 Dec 2016, 7pmThe Crazy Coqs (Brasserie Zédel), London

Soloists include:

Emily Davis, Gijs Kramers, Maria Zachariadou


Bach Aria and selected movemenrs from Goldberg Variations BWV 988 (arranged for string trio by Dmitry Sitkovetsky)

The Joy of Christmas

Thursday 15 Dec 2016, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Andrew Lumsden conductor


Soloists include:

Erica Eloff, Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Winchester Cathedral Choir


Programme to include:

Handel 'Zadok the Priest' from Coronation Anthems, Traditional The First Nowell, Pearsall In dulci jubilo...


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Kings College Choir

Friday 16 Dec 2016, 7:30pmRoyal Albert Hall, London

Stephen Cleobury conductor


Rhian Lois soprano

Choir Of King's College, Cambridge choir


Programme to include:

Humperdinck Overture, Hänsel und Gretel, Rutter Gloria, Traditional King's College Choir Carol Selection...

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. 

From Tragedy to Triumph

Saturday 14 Jan 2017, 7:30pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Domingo Hindoyan conductor


Michael Barenboim violin


Wagner Overture, Der Fliegende Holländer

Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Pre-concert talk

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

Domingo Hindoyan in conversation with John Florance. FREE admission

Domingo Hindoyan: Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Tuesday 17 Jan 2017, 7:30pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Domingo Hindoyan conductor


Michael Barenboim violin


Wagner Overture, Der Fliegende Holländer

Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

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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Dorking: Dvořák Symphony no. 8

Saturday 21 Jan 2017, 7:30pmDorking Halls, Dorking

Clemens Schuldt conductor


Min-Jung Kym piano

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay violin


Beethoven Overture, Leonore No. 3

Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin and Piano

Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G (Op. 88)

Pre-concert talk

Sunday 22 Jan 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Exploring Anton Bruckner's life and work. FREE admission


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Nelsons: Bruckner - Symphony No. 9

Sunday 22 Jan 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Andris Nelsons conductor


Paul Lewis piano


Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27, K595

Bruckner Symphony No. 9


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Cheltenham: Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Tuesday 24 Jan 2017, 7:30pmCheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Antony Hermus conductor


Rose Hsien violin


Smetana Overture, The Bartered Bride

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5, K219

Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G (Op. 88)

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.

Järvi conducts Nielsen

Wednesday 1 Feb 2017, 7:45pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Paavo Järvi conductor


Soloists include:

Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt


Haydn Symphony No. 101, The Clock

Beethoven Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello

Nielsen Symphony No. 6, Sinfonia semplice

Pre-concert talk

Thursday 2 Feb 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Journalist Andrew Mellor on Carl Nielsen. FREE admission


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Nielsen Series: Paavo Järvi

Thursday 2 Feb 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Paavo Järvi conductor


Soloists include:

Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt


Haydn Symphony No. 101, The Clock

Beethoven Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello

Nielsen Symphony No. 6, Sinfonia semplice


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Spielberg At 70

Sunday 5 Feb 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Anthony Weeden conductor


Barry Norman presenter


Programme to include:

Williams Jaws, The Shark Theme, Williams Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Suite, Newman Bridge of Spies...


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Symphony of Strings

Tuesday 7 Feb 2017, 7:30pmBedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay conductor


Katy Woolley horn


Programme to include:

Mendelssohn String Symphony No 12 in G minor, Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4, K495, Mozart Divertimento in B-Flat, K.137...

Chinese New Year Celebration

Thursday 9 Feb 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Long Yu conductor


Soloists include:

Shenyang, Maxim Vengerov, Paloma So


Programme to include:

Li Spring Festival Overture, Tzu Homesickness, Gounod Vous qui faites l'endormie' (Méphistophélès' Serenade), Faust...


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The best of John Barry: From Bond to Born Free

Friday 10 Feb 2017, 7:30pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Nicholas Dodd conductor


Programme to include:

Barry Goldfinger (1964), Barry On her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) We Have All the Time in the World, Barry Main Theme, Zulu...

Pre-concert talk

Sunday 12 Feb 2017, 1:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Lawrence Power and John Wilson in conversation with Robin O'Neill. FREE admission


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John Wilson: In London Town

Sunday 12 Feb 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

John Wilson conductor


Lawrence Power viola


Programme to include:

Elgar Cockaigne (In London Town), Anderson Prayer, Walton Viola Concerto...


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Karl-Heinz Steffens conducts Brahms

Wednesday 15 Feb 2017, 7:30pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor


David Fray piano


Mendelssohn Overture, Ruy Blas

Schumann Piano Concerto

Brahms Symphony No. 3

German Romantics: Part II

Thursday 16 Feb 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor


David Fray piano


Mendelssohn Overture, Ruy Blas

Schumann Piano Concerto

Brahms Symphony No. 3


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Pre-concert talk

Sunday 19 Feb 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Pierre-Laurent Aimard in conversation. FREE admission


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Inspirations: Ligeti & Ravel

Sunday 19 Feb 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Philharmonia Voices, Rodolfus Choir


Stravinsky Funeral Song(UK première)

Ligeti Piano Concerto

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé (complete)


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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. 

Salonen conducts Strauss

Tuesday 21 Feb 2017, 7:45pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Nigel Black, Katy Woolley, Richard Watkins, Michael Thompson


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Davies Concerto for Four Horns and Orchestra(World Premiere)

Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

Cardiff: Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Beethoven

Wednesday 22 Feb 2017, 7:30pmSt David's Hall, Cardiff

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

Inspirations: Strauss & Beethoven

Thursday 23 Feb 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Nigel Black, Katy Woolley, Richard Watkins, Michael Thompson


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Davies Concerto for Four Horns and Orchestra(London Première)

Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra


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Madrid: Salonen conducts Ravel

Friday 24 Feb 2017, 10:30pmAuditorio Nacional Madrid, Madrid

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano

Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid choir


Stravinsky Funeral Song

Ligeti Piano Concerto

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé (complete)

Madrid: Salonen conducts Strauss

Saturday 25 Feb 2017, 10:30pmAuditorio Nacional Madrid, Madrid

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Nigel Black, Katy Woolley, Richard Waters, Michael Thompson


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Davies Concerto for Four Horns and Orchestra

Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

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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Stravinsky: The Firebird

Thursday 2 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Pablo Heras-Casado conductor


Javier Perianes piano


Ravel Alborada del gracioso

de Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain

Stravinsky The Firebird (Complete Ballet, 1910)


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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6

Sunday 5 Mar 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Tugan Sokhiev conductor


Edgar Moreau cello


Dvořák Cello Concerto

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


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Pre-concert talk

Thursday 9 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Rafael Payare in conversation with Jessica Duchen. FREE admission


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Prokofiev & Rachmaninov

Thursday 9 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Rafael Payare conductor


Frank Peter Zimmermann violin


Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, Classical

Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1

Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances


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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. 

Think of England

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017, 7:30pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Veronika Eberle violin

Antoine Tamestit viola


Schubert Overture, Rosamunde

Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K364

Elgar Symphony No. 1

Ashkenazy: Elgar Symphony No. 1

Thursday 16 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Veronika Eberle violin

Antoine Tamestit viola


Schubert Overture, Rosamunde

Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K364

Elgar Symphony No. 1


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Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Choral

Saturday 18 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Benjamin Zander conductor


Mei-Yi Foo piano


Beethoven Overture, Coriolan

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Choral

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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Jakub Hrůša conducts Brahms

Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Rudolf Buchbinder piano


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2

Brahms Symphony No. 4


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The Best of John Barry: From Bond to Born Free

Friday 24 Mar 2017, 7:30pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Nicholas Dodd conductor


Programme to include:

Barry Goldfinger (1964), Barry On her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) We Have All the Time in the World, Barry Main Theme, Zulu...

The best of John Barry: From Bond to Born Free

Sunday 26 Mar 2017, 7:45pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Nicholas Dodd conductor


Programme to include:

Barry Goldfinger (1964), Barry On her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) We Have All the Time in the World, Barry Main Theme, Zulu...

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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Jakub Hrůša conducts Dvořák

Thursday 6 Apr 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Sergey Khachatryan violin


Brahms (orch Dvořák) Hungarian Dances (Nos.12-21)

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G (Op. 88)


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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

Hrůša conducts Dvořák

Friday 7 Apr 2017, 7:45pmThe Anvil, Basingstoke

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Sergey Khachatryan violin


Brahms (orch Dvořák) Hungarian Dances (Nos.12-21)

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G (Op. 88)

Bedford Season Finale: Dvořák & Elgar

Friday 21 Apr 2017, 7:30pmBedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Alban Gerhardt cello


Smetana Vltava from Má Vlast

Elgar Cello Concerto

Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G (Op. 88)

Leicester: 2016/17 Season Finale

Saturday 22 Apr 2017, 7:30pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Soloists include:

Alban Gerhardt, Leicester University Chamber Choir, Leicester Bach Choir


Smetana Vltava from Má Vlast

Elgar Cello Concerto

Holst The Planets

Pre-concert talk

Sunday 23 Apr 2017, 1:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Santtu-Matias Rouvali in conversation. FREE admission 


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Holst: The Planets

Sunday 23 Apr 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Soloists include:

Alban Gerhardt, Leicester University Chamber Choir, Leicester Bach Choir


Smetana Vltava from Má Vlast

Elgar Cello Concerto

Holst The Planets


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BRAHMS, Ein deutsches Requiem

Monday 1 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jeremy Backhouse conductor


Soloists include:

Claire Seaton, Sarah Fryer, Gareth Brynmor John, Vivace Chorus, The London Chorus


Pott Cantus Maris

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

Inspirations: Debussy & Boulez

Thursday 4 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Programme to include:

Debussy Iberia, Boulez Notations, Debussy Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra...


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Inspirations: Mahler & Bartók

Sunday 7 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano

Tamara Stefanovich piano


Bartók Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion

Mahler Symphony No. 6


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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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Blomstedt conducts Beethoven

Thursday 25 May 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Herbert Blomstedt conductor


Martin Helmchen piano


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

Beethoven Symphony No. 7


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Power and Grandeur

Sunday 28 May 2017, 7:30pmMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Herbert Blomstedt conductor


Martin Helmchen piano


Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Young Artist Showcase Recital

Thursday 1 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Join us for a concert showcasing the next generation of orchestral talent. Some of this year’s recipients of the Philharmonia MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme take to the stage in a recital of varied chamber music repertoire. FREE admission

Mahler: Symphony No. 1

Thursday 1 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Gustavo Gimeno conductor


Lawrence Power viola


Programme to include:

Ligeti Concert Românesc, Salonen Pentatonic Etude, Bartók Viola Concerto...


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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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Requiems: Duruflé & Fauré

Sunday 4 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jérémie Rhorer conductor


Soloists include:

Elizabeth Watts, Jean-Sébastien Bou, Rodolfus Choir, Philharmonia Voices


Duruflé Requiem

Fauré Requiem


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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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Dohnányi conducts Schumann

Thursday 8 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Christoph von Dohnányi conductor


Till Fellner piano


Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20, K466

Schumann Symphony No. 2


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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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Russian Masterworks

Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Yuri Temirkanov conductor


Denis Kozhukhin piano


Liadov Kikimora

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2

Shostakovich Symphony No. 5


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Best of British: A Sea Symphony

Thursday 29 Jun 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

David Hill conductor


Soloists include:

Raphael Wallfisch, Sally Matthews, Roderick Williams, The Bach Choir


MacMillan Fanfare for choir and orchestra

Elgar Cello Concerto

Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 1, A Sea Symphony