Conductors

The Philharmonia brings together the world’s conductors to create truly inspiring musical performances. You can meet them here.

Esa-Pekka Salonen

As both a lauded composer and a world renowned conductor, Esa-Pekka Salonen has a restless innovation that marks him as one of the most important artists in classical music. The Boston Globe has said that he displays "a kind of complete musicianship... read more

Vladimir Ashkenazy

One of the few artists who has combined a successful career as a pianist and conductor, Russian born Vladimir Ashkenazy inherited his musical gift from both sides of his family: his father was a professional pianist and his maternal grandfather a violinist and chorus master in the Russian Orthodox... read more

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Christoph von Dohnányi

Christoph von Dohnányi holds the title of Philharmonia’s Honorary Conductor for Life in recognition of the longtime partnership with the orchestra which has seen him progress... read more

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