Philharmonia Orchestra Video Podcasts

The Digital Department at the Philharmonia Orchestra has for many years been producing high-quality video content across a range of subject matter from listening guides to interviews with artists, and exclusive behind-the-scenes films. The Philharmonia Video Podcast is a way of making sure you never miss another video when it is released. If you use an RSS reader you can subscribe to our XML feed, but we would encourage you to subscribe via iTunes, which will enable you to watch our videos on your mobile device.

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Philharmonia Podcast 80: July 2014

In this film, Michael Fuller introduces his instrument - the double bass.

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Philharmonia Podcast 79: June 2014

Composing a work for organ and orchestra is not an easy task, but celebrated Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho was up to the challenge in her new piece, Maan varjot (Earth's Shadows). Discover the collaborative process behind this new commission with this film featuring Kaija Saariaho and Esa-Pekka Salonen in conversation. Noted French organist, Olivier Latry, contributes his perspective and put the newly restored Southbank Centre organ through its paces. Come hear the Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Olivier Latry perform this new work in London on 26 June 2014, at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall: www.philharmonia.co.uk/concerts/480/london/royal_festival_hall/26_june_2014/salonen_conducts_sibelius. Maan varjot was co-commissioned by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Southbank Centre, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and Orchestre National de Lyon.

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Philharmonia Podcast 78: May 2014

A film of the original choreography created for the 2013/14 Firebird Project featuring dancers from The Royal Ballet School, Feltham Community College and Richmond Park Academy. The music is performed by an orchestra of young musicians from Richmond Music Trust and Hounslow Music Services, with a few members of the Philharmonia Orchestra who helped coach the young musicians. See Philharmonia Podcast 77 for a behind the scenes look at the project.

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Philharmonia Podcast 77: May 2014

What happened when we brought together young musicians and dancers from southwest London to create their own version of Stravinsky's The Firebird? Find out about this unique and moving project in our in-depth documentary. Featuring students from The Royal Ballet School, Feltham Community College, Richmond Park Academy, Richmond Music Trust and Hounslow Music Services. See Philharmonia Podcast 78 to watch the final performance

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Philharmonia Podcast 76: April 2014

The composers Antonín Dvořák and his favourite pupil and son-in-law, Josef Suk, were both influenced by place and close relationships with loved ones. Travel to Prague with conductor Jakub Hrůša, a Prague resident, to uncover the stories behind Dvořák's Cello Concerto and Suk's rarely performed work, the Asrael Symphony. Part of the Bohemian Legends concert series in April & May 2014, at Royal Festival Hall and beyond, conducted by Jakub Hrůša: http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/bohemian

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Philharmonia Podcast 75: March 2014

The composer Leos Janacek was an important promoter of cultural activity in the city where he spent most of his life - Brno, Moravia, Czech Republic. Czech conductor Jakub Hrusa, a Brno native, introduces us to Janacek and his city by using Janacek's spectacular Sinfonietta as a musical guide. Join us on this personal journey to discover the legacy of Leos Janacek. Part of the Bohemian Legends series in April and May 2014, conducted by Jakub Hrusa - www.philharmonia.co.uk/bohemian

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Philharmonia Podcast 74: March 2014

re-rite is the Philharmonia Orchestra’s digital installation based on The Rite of Spring. Through this combination of immersive video and interactive design visitors can experience what it's like to play with a live orchestra. From conducting with Esa-Pekka Salonen to following the score note by note with each instrument - re-rite takes you inside the orchestra.

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Philharmonia Podcast 73: February 2014

In this Listening Guide, pianist Nikolai Lugansky guides us through Beethoven's 5th Piano Concerto. Dubbed 'Emperor' by its English publisher, this was Beethoven's last piano concerto. Find out more in this film about what makes this hugely popular work special and forward-looking, complete with illustrative extracts from the work performed by Lugansky. For more information on the Philharmonia's upcoming performance of the work with Nikolai Lugansky, please visit www.philharmonia.co.uk/concerts/464/london/royal_festival_hall/9_march_2014/lugansky_performs_emperor_piano_concerto

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Philharmonia Podcast 72: December 2013

Season's Greetings from the Philharmonia Orchestra. We celebrate this year with a brass quintet of Philharmonia players, playing an arrangement of Gustav Holst's carol 'In the Bleak Midwinter', arranged by Toby Street. Why not send the Philharmonia Christmas Card to your friends? Visit www.philharmonia.co.uk/christmas to find out more.

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Philharmonia Podcast Wall

Below is our entire back catalogue of podcasts, dating back to the very first release in 2007. For the best viewing experience, we recommend that you subscribe to our podcast in iTunes, so that you will automatically be notified when we release a new film.

Witold Lutosławski - A Polish Life

Witold Lutosławski - A Polish Life

Esa-Pekka Salonen – Celebrating 30 years conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra

Esa-Pekka Salonen – Celebrating 30 years conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra

Instrument - E flat Clarinet

Instrument - E flat Clarinet

London Mela 2013 in Gunnersbury Park

London Mela 2013 in Gunnersbury Park

Listening Guide - Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique

Listening Guide - Berlioz

About the Philharmonia Orchestra

About the Philharmonia Orchestra

Philharmonia on Tour: Paris and The Rite of Spring (2013)

Philharmonia on Tour: Paris and The Rite of Spring (2013)

Esa-Pekka Salonen on the Rite of Spring

Esa-Pekka Salonen on the Rite of Spring

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Shostakovich's 4th Symphony

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Shostakovich

Shostakovich's Opera: ORANGO

Shostakovich

The Making of Universe of Sound

The Making of Universe of Sound

Witold Lutosławski: Chain 2 Listening Guide with Jennifer Koh

Witold Lutosławski: Chain 2 Listening Guide with Jennifer Koh

Adrián Varela and Kirpal Singh Panesar in conversation

Adrián Varela and Kirpal Singh Panesar in conversation

Commissioning Witold Lutosławski's Cello Concerto

Commissioning Witold Lutosławski

Witold Lutosławski: Aleatoric Method

Witold Lutosławski: Aleatoric Method

Witold Lutosławski Biography: Maturity (Part 4)

Witold Lutosławski Biography: Maturity (Part 4)

Witold Lutosławski Biography: Stalinist Years (Part 3)

Witold Lutosławski Biography: Stalinist Years (Part 3)

Witold Lutosławski: Esa-Pekka Salonen and Steven Stucky in conversation

Witold Lutosławski: Esa-Pekka Salonen and Steven Stucky in conversation

Witold Lutosławski Biography: World War II (Part 2)

Witold Lutosławski Biography: World War II (Part 2)

Witold Lutosławski Biography: Early Life (Part 1)

Witold Lutosławski Biography: Early Life (Part 1)

Witold Lutosławski: Piano Concerto Listening Guide with Peter Jablonski

Witold Lutosławski: Piano Concerto Listening Guide with Peter Jablonski

Andy Smith, Principal Timpani - 40 Years at the Philharmonia Orchestra

Andy Smith, Principal Timpani - 40 Years at the Philharmonia Orchestra

Philharmonia Orchestra Christmas Card 2012

Philharmonia Orchestra Christmas Card 2012

Orchestra Unwrapped

Orchestra Unwrapped

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Beethoven (Autumn 2012)

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Beethoven (Autumn 2012)

Three Choirs Festival 2012

Three Choirs Festival 2012

Joseph Phibbs: Rivers to the Sea (New Commission)

Joseph Phibbs: Rivers to the Sea (New Commission)

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Beethoven

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Beethoven

Craig Ogden in conversation

Craig Ogden in conversation

Luigi Dallapiccola’s Il Prigioniero

Luigi Dallapiccola’s Il Prigioniero

The Making of Duke Bluebeard's Castle

The Making of Duke Bluebeard

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Sibelius's Kullervo

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Sibelius

New Canterbury Residency

New Canterbury Residency

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yefim Bronfman meet Muzsikás

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yefim Bronfman meet Muzsikás

Lorin Maazel on Gustav Mahler

Lorin Maazel on Gustav Mahler

Lorin Maazel on Mahler's Music

Lorin Maazel on Mahler

Carl Davis on Phantom of the Opera

Carl Davis on Phantom of the Opera

Bartók: At the Crossroads

Bartók: At the Crossroads

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Bartok

Esa-Pekka Salonen on Bartok

Philharmonia Orchestra Christmas e-card

Philharmonia Orchestra Christmas e-card

Behind the scenes on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Video Game

Behind the scenes on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Video Game

Profile on Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay

Profile on Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay

Behind the Scenes on Tristan und Isolde

Behind the Scenes on Tristan und Isolde

Nikolai Lugansky guides us through Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Nikolai Lugansky guides us through Rachmaninov

Silent Film with Carl Davis

Silent Film with Carl Davis

We speak to Maestro Riccardo Muti

We speak to Maestro Riccardo Muti

Tugan Sokhiev discusses Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

Tugan Sokhiev discusses Stravinsky

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4

Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Christmas e-Card - Silent Night

Christmas e-Card - Silent Night

Christine Brewer Interview

Christine Brewer Interview

Nikolai Lugansky: Rachmaninov 3rd Piano Concerto

Nikolai Lugansky: Rachmaninov 3rd Piano Concerto

Christoph von Dohnanyi Interview

Christoph von Dohnanyi Interview

The life and work of Gustav Mahler and interaction of the arts in Vienna 1900.

The life and work of Gustav Mahler and interaction of the arts in Vienna 1900.

Interviews and performances from Lorin Maazel, Nikolai Lugansky and Nicola Benedetti.

Interviews and performances from Lorin Maazel, Nikolai Lugansky and Nicola Benedetti.

Gustavo Dudamel works with three young conductors as they conduct Mahler's 5th Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen talks to the family of Arnold Schoenberg.

Gustavo Dudamel works with three young conductors as they conduct Mahler

Esa-Pekka Salonen discusses the concert series City of Dreams: Vienna 1900-1935. We also take a look at Schoenberg's music and see what effect popular culture had on the Viennese composers.

Esa-Pekka Salonen discusses the concert series City of Dreams: Vienna 1900-1935. We also take a look at Schoenberg

Interviews with James Ehnes and Boris Giltburg, and a look at Stravinsky's Firebird Suite

Interviews with James Ehnes and Boris Giltburg, and a look at Stravinsky

Japan Special

Japan Special

Japan Special

Japan Special

Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and a City of Dreams preview

Stravinsky

Interviews with George Benjamin and Sir Charles Mackerras

Interviews with George Benjamin and Sir Charles Mackerras

Esa-Pekka Salonen begins as Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor

Esa-Pekka Salonen begins as Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor

Season Opening

Season Opening

A look at the new season's highlights

A look at the new season

Akiko Suwanai performs The Lark Ascending

Akiko Suwanai performs The Lark Ascending

End of season special

End of season special

End of season special, featuring Gustavo Dudamel

End of season special, featuring Gustavo Dudamel

Vaughan Williams Special

Vaughan Williams Special

This month's podcast features an interview with Lars Vogt, our Stepping Stones project in Bedford and young violinist Sulki Yu

This month

This month's podcast features Esa-Pekka Salonen, all the forthcoming Philharmonia Orchestra performances and an interview with Alfie Boe.

This month

This Month's Podcast is an Olivier Messiaen Special.

This Month

Featuring an interview with Vladimir Ashkenazy, a look at the Creative Orchestra and a preview of what's happening at the Philharmonia Orchestra in 2008.

Featuring an interview with Vladimir Ashkenazy, a look at the Creative Orchestra and a preview of what

Merry Christmas from all at the Philharmonia Orchestra

Merry Christmas from all at the Philharmonia Orchestra

Featuring an interview with András Schiff, a look at the new Philharmonia Online Shop and a feature on Percussionist Pete Fry

Featuring an interview with András Schiff, a look at the new Philharmonia Online Shop and a feature on Percussionist Pete Fry

Dennis Brain Tribute and an extract from a performance of The Planets

Dennis Brain Tribute and an extract from a performance of The Planets

On tour with the Philharmonia and Charles Dutoit

On tour with the Philharmonia and Charles Dutoit

Behind the scenes with the Philharmonia Orchestra

Behind the scenes with the Philharmonia Orchestra