Press Releases / PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA CHAIRMAN ALISTAIR MACKIE APPOINTED AS INTERIM MANAGING DIRECTOR
Wednesday 10 August 2016
Culminating in a live concert for new audiences conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
38 concerts and new digital partnership at Southbank Centre
Philharmonia Orchestra announces full details of Håkan Hardenberger series, The Trumpet Shall Sound
Philharmonia Orchestra Managing Director David Whelton to retire after 29 years
The Philharmonia Orchestra and funding partners launch £1m Endowment Fund for Bedford residency
Philharmonia Orchestra launches 70th anniversary season with gala concert and new recording with Christoph von Dohnányi
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA WINS ROYAL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY AWARD FOR PIONEERING iORCHESTRA PROJECT
WULIANGYE ANNOUNCED AS PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA NEW PRINCIPAL INTERNATIONAL PARTNER
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES ITS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AT SOUTHBANK CENTRE
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2014/15 SOUTHBANK CENTRE SEASON
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Contract extension marks 30th anniversary with Philharmonia Orchestra
I-ORCHESTRA TO IGNITE NEW AUDIENCES IN THE SOUTH WEST
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2013/14 SOUTHBANK CENTRE SEASON
SŁOWA UTKANE: „MUZYKA ZACZYNA SIĘ TAM, GDZIE SŁOWO JEST BEZSILNE” - PHILHARMONIA ROZPOCZYNA CYKL WYDARZEŃ W STULECIE URODZIN LUTOSŁAWSKIEGO
Forget notions of Britain’s youth not looking beyond pop reality shows: three in five of Britain’s under 25s (60%) say they would like to broaden their musical knowledge beyond pop music – with classical music and jazz coming top, according to a new YouGov poll for the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Classical music colours the lives of 8 in 10 people - Modern appeal of the great composers revealed - from concert hall to the gym, the motorway to the living room
WOVEN WORDS: “MUSIC BEGINS WHERE WORDS END” - PHILHARMONIA ANNOUNCES MAJOR LUTOSŁAWSKI CENTENARY PROJECT
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2012/13 SOUTHBANK CENTRE SEASON
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2011/12 SOUTHBANK CENTRE SEASON
A groundbreaking arts education project providing music opportunities for over 28,000 Leicester children
2011 is a year of major worldwide Mahler celebrations and the Philharmonia Orchestra is marking this event by bringing Lorin Maazel, one of the world’s finest Mahlerians, to London to perform a heroic one-man journey through all ten Mahler symphonies and four major orchestral song cycles over ten concerts from April-October 2011. Maazel and the Philharmonia presented the first complete Mahler...
“In repertoire like this, Salonen and the Philharmonia are the ones to follow.” - The Guardian on Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia performing Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, February 2010
The Three Choirs Festival and the Philharmonia Orchestra have cemented their long-established relationship with the announcement of a three year partnership, which will see them working together to realise the Festival’s artistic vision and ambitions as well as to develop a comprehensive new programme of education and audience development activity.
The world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra and the University of Leicester have announced a new partnership – the first of its kind between the Philharmonia and a university – that will provide a new platform for high quality music to be developed and showcased to a wider audience.
One of the most complex recording sessions ever held is taking place next week to create a unique installation which will revolutionise the way the public access and experience orchestral music.
Salonen announces first major Philharmonia Orchestra project - Nine month exploration of music and culture of Vienna between 1900 and 1935 will feature orchestral concerts in 18 cities, chamber music, films, study days, a unique interactive online resource and a virtual Viennese café in Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall.
Sample Sequencer will enable anyone, anywhere in the world, to compose and mix music using their own virtual Philharmonia Orchestra.
The Philharmonia Orchestra is mounting the UK’s most significant commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the death of Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). Under artistic advisor Michael Kennedy and conductor Richard Hickox the series includes choral works and a complete symphony cycle at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, two semi-staged performances of The Pilgrim's Progress...
The Philharmonia Orchestra is mounting a significant celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Messiaen’s birth (1908-1992), from 4 February to 23 October. Esa-Pekka Salonen, who becomes Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor in September, conducts the first part in February with concerts in London, Basingstoke, Cardiff, Southend-on-Sea, Bari, Luxembourg, Parma and Palermo and featuring two...
The Philharmonia Orchestra has announced the launch of its new online download shop (www.philharmonia.co.uk/shop). The shop will sell the highest possible quality MP3s of new live recordings by the Philharmonia Orchestra; at a bitrate of 320 Kilo bits per second, the download quality will be 40% higher than most recordings available through iTunes.
The Philharmonia Orchestra confirmed today that Esa-Pekka Salonen will succeed Christoph von Dohnányi as Principal Conductor. Salonen will take up the position of Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Philharmonia from the beginning of the 2008/9 season.