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Lorin Maazel Tributes

Philharmonia Managing Director David Whelton, Principal Bassonist Robin O'Neill, Chairman Gideon Robinson and Principal Clarinetist Mark van de Wiel reflect on Lorin Maazel's career with the Orchestra

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Recordings News - June 2014

Mythological heroes, historic role-playing computer games and a Danish western - it's been another eclectic few months in the studio!

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A Tactical Substitute

When the Philharmonia clashed with the start of the World Cup…

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Classical Eurovision

The time for making your mind up is almost here. Who will be feeling euphoria and who will meet their Waterloo? As Europe braces itself for a weekend of Eurovision action, the UK’s classical audiences have already decided which country is their number one.

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Changing the map of tomorrow’s orchestra

A new study has revealed that today's children are more likely to learn a musical instrument (80%) than their parents (63%) or their grandparents (55%).

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Recordings News - February 2014

Renaissance schemers, robotic tacticians and a Swedish supergroup - it's been another busy few months in the world of Philharmonia recordings!

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Martin Helmchen: Profile Interview

Before performing as part of the Tetzlaff Quartet in our final Andris Nelsons Brahms Cycle concert, pianist Martin Helmchen discusses the pros and cons of being an in-demand international soloist

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James Rutherford: Profile Interview

Ahead of his performance this Sunday, bass-baritone James Rutherford sat down with us to discuss Brahms, Nelsons, and life on the road.

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Hopeless Romantic hitting all the right notes

Suffering with the Valentine’s Day blues? This February the Philharmonia Orchestra are sticking up for the hopeless romantics by celebrating one of classical music’s most luckless Lotharios, Johannes Brahms.

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Recording News - October 2013

Superheroes, political icons and remote galaxies - it's been quite a month in the world of Philharmonia recordings!

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Recording News - September 2013

This month sees the release of a number of the Orchestra's diverse and exciting recording projects, including a Hollywood film score and a collaboration with a soprano superstar.

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iOrchestra tours South West

Arts Council England has announced a major award for the Philharmonia Orchestra under its Strategic Touring Programme. The project, iOrchestra, will see the Philharmonia leading a consortium of arts and education providers in the South-West Peninsula, using the Orchestra’s pioneering expertise in digital technologies to ignite interest and participation amongst new audiences for classical...

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Recording News - June 2013

The Philharmonia Orchestra hits the big and small screen in the summer of 2013 with performances of soundtracks for new video-games and blockbuster films set to reach beyond the concert hall.

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Large Hadron Collider Launch Event

On Wednesday 12 November we took part in a special event at the London Science Museum, to help launch their brand new exhibition ‘Collider’.

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