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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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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...

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


Soloists include:

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


Beethoven Overture, Coriolan

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Choral

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Brahms

Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

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


Beethoven Horn Sonata in F major

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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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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Pre-concert talk

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

Santtu-Matias Rouvali in conversation with Alistair Mackie, Principal Trumpet.


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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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Young Artist Showcase Recital

Thursday 1 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Soloists include:

Alix Lagasse, Emma Oldfield, Henrietta Hill, Yaroslava Trofymchuk, Emre Ersahin


Kodály 9 Epigrams for cello/double bass and piano (a selection)

Kodály Szerenád for 2 violins and viola, Op. 12, III. Vivo

Janáček Suite for Strings (1877)


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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:

Sarah Oates, Annabelle Meare, Yukiko Ogura, Timothy Walden, Heidi Krutzen, Samuel Coles...


Ravel Introduction et Allegro

Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp

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


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 Blow the trumpet in the new moon

Elgar Cello Concerto

Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 1, A Sea Symphony

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Sibelius

Thursday 28 Sep 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Pekka Kuusisto violin


Programme to include:

Thorvaldsdottir Aeriality, Sibelius Symphony No. 6, Bjarnason Violin Concerto...


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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Mahler 3

Sunday 1 Oct 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Michelle DeYoung mezzo soprano

Philharmonia Voices (Ladies) chorus


Mahler Symphony No. 3


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Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Thursday 5 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor


Denis Kozhukhin piano


Kabalevsky Overture, Colas Breugnon

Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)


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Smetana: Má Vlast

Sunday 8 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Hilary Hahn violin


Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor

Smetana Ma Vlast


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Battleship Potemkin - Live Screening

Thursday 12 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Shostakovich Symphonic excerpts to accompany a live screening of Battleship Potemkin


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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Thursday 19 Oct 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Yuri Temirkanov conductor


Elisso Virsaladze piano


Mozart Overture, The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, K467

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade


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Brahms & Tchaikovsky

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

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor


Esther Yoo violin


Beethoven Overture, Egmont

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Brahms Symphony No. 4


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Walton: Belshazzar's Feast

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

Edward Gardner conductor


Soloists include:

Mark van de Wiel, Roland Wood, Philharmonia Chorus


Elgar Overture, In the South (Alassio) (Op. 50)

Phibbs Clarinet Concerto

Walton Belshazzar's Feast


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Holst: The Planets

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

John Wilson conductor


Sarah Tynan soprano

Philharmonia Voices (Ladies) chorus


Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 7, Sinfonia Antartica

Holst The Planets


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Shostakovich & Rachmaninov

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

Long Yu conductor


George Li piano


Glinka Overture, Ruslan and Ludmilla

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2

Shostakovich Symphony No. 5


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Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky

Sunday 3 Dec 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Krzysztof Urbański conductor


Simon Trpčeski piano


Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture, Romeo and Juliet

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)


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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Finnish Independence

Thursday 7 Dec 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Vilde Frang violin


Sibelius Finlandia

Sibelius Violin Concerto

Sibelius Lemminkäinen Legends


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Christmas Classics

Sunday 10 Dec 2017, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

David Hill conductor


Jacques Imbrailo baritone

The Bach Choir choir


Programme to include:

Humperdinck Overture, Hänsel und Gretel, Traditional Good King Wenceslas, Traditional Ding, dong! Merrily on High...


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Carols at Christmas

Thursday 14 Dec 2017, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

TBC conductor


Programme to include:

- Programme will include:, Traditional Sussex Carol, Traditional I saw three ships...


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Debussy & Ravel

Sunday 21 Jan 2018, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Pablo Heras-Casado conductor


Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano


Programme to include:

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Ravel Piano Concerto in G, Ravel Suite, Ma mère l'oye...


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Paavo Järvi: Dvořák

Thursday 1 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Paavo Järvi conductor


Gautier Capucon cello


Dvořák Carnival Overture

Dvořák Cello Concerto

Dvořák Symphony No. 7 in D minor (Op. 70)


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Bartók & Kodály

Thursday 8 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Juraj Valčuha conductor


Evgeni Bozhanov piano


Kodály Dances of Galánta

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Bartók Concerto For Orchestra


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Mahler Symphony No. 4

Sunday 11 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Lahav Shani conductor


Chen Reiss soprano


Programme to include:

Mendelssohn Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Strauss Ständchen (Op.17 No.2), Strauss Morgen! (Op.27, No. 4)...


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Mahler Symphony No. 5

Thursday 15 Feb 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jakub Hrůša conductor


Piotr Anderszewski piano


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1

Mahler Symphony No. 5


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Voices of Revolution: Workers & the State

Thursday 22 Mar 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Ailish Tynan soprano

Behzod Abduraimov piano


Programme to include:

Mosolov The Iron Foundry, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Glière Concerto for coloratura soprano and orchestra...


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Brahms Requiem

Sunday 25 Mar 2018, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Karl-Heinz Steffens conductor


Soloists include:

Elsa Dreisig, Michael Kraus, Philharmonia Chorus


Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem


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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Mahler 1

Thursday 12 Apr 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


David Fray piano


Opener TBC

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

Mahler Symphony No. 1


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The Song of the Children of the Stars

Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Philharmonia Voices choir


Biber Battalia

Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Chin Le Chant des Enfants des Etoiles


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Voices of Revolution: Fear & Repression

Sunday 29 Apr 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


James Ehnes violin


Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Shostakovich Symphony No. 4


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I was glad: Parry Anniversary Concert

Thursday 10 May 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Adrian Partington conductor


Soloists include:

Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Eleanor Dennis, Gloucester Choral Society


Programme to include:

Parry I was glad, Elgar Cello Concerto, Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis...


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Voices of Revolution: Exile & Return

Sunday 20 May 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor


Pekka Kuusisto violin

Maxim Aksenov tenor


Prokofiev Seven, they are Seven

Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1

Prokofiev Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the Revolution


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Daniele Gatti: Brahms

Thursday 24 May 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Daniele Gatti conductor


Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, Italian

Brahms Symphony No. 2


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Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Sunday 3 Jun 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Paavo Järvi conductor


Khatia Buniatishvili piano


Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique


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Dohnányi: Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Thursday 7 Jun 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Christoph von Dohnányi conductor


Arabella Steinbacher violin


Haydn Symphony No. 12

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5, K219

Beethoven Symphony No. 5


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Esa-Pekka Salonen: Gurrelieder

Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Soloists include:

Alwyn Mellor, Michelle DeYoung, Robert Dean Smith, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, David Soar, Barbara Sukova


Schoenberg Gurrelieder


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