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

One final riddle: untangling Nielsen's last symphony - a talk by Nordic culture specialist Andrew Mellor. 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


Iain Johnstone presenter


Programme to include:

Williams Jaws, Williams Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 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

This afternoon's soloist Lawrence Power and conductor John Wilson in conversation with Philharmonia Principal Bassoon 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, Richard Watkins, Katy Woolley, Nigel Black, Michael Thompson


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Davies Forest - A 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 Forest - A 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


Soloists include:

Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid, Nigel Black, Katy Woolley, Richard Watkins, Michael Thompson


Stravinsky Funeral Song

Davies Forest - A Concerto for Four Horns and Orchestra

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé (complete)

Madrid: Salonen conducts Strauss

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

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

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

Tonight's conductor Rafael Payare in conversation with novelist and classical music writer and blogger 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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Barts Choir: The Sea and the Sky

Monday 13 Mar 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Ivor Setterfield conductor


Soloists include:

Benjamin Nabarro, Eleanor Dennis, Morgan Pearse, Barts Choir


Programme to include:

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Parry Blest Pair of Sirens, Britten 'Four Sea Interludes', Peter Grimes...

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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Philharmonia Chamber Players

Friday 17 Mar 2017, 1:10pmSt Gregory's Centre for Music, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury

Soloists include:

Samuel Coles, Mark van de Wiel, Gordon Hunt, Shelly Organ


Programme to include:

Arnold Divertimento for Wind Trio, Britten Six metamorphoses after Ovid: Pan, Niobe and Bacchus, Stravinsky Three Pieces for Clarinet...

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Choral

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

Benjamin Zander conductor


Soloists include:

Mei-Yi Foo, Rebecca Evans, Patricia Bardon, Robert Murray, Alfred Walker, Philharmonia Chorus


Beethoven Overture, Egmont

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Choral

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Brahms

Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Karin Tilch, Cheremie Hamilton-Miller, Deirdre Cooper, Ljubica Stojanovich


Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60


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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