GIFT MEMBERSHIP

Bring someone you love closer to the music they love


Being a Friend allows your loved one to get closer to one of the world's greatest Orchestras.

They will receive access to priority booking, insider news and updates, and the opportunity to meet Philharmonia musicians at rehearsals and specially curated events.

Plus, by buying a Friends membership, you will directly support the full range of the Philharmonia Orchestra's work, from concerts in the UK and around the world, to creative learning projects that inspire the next generation.

  • FRIEND (£60+ per annum)

    • Priority Booking for Philharmonia concerts
    • A complimentary ticket to a rehearsal, with access to more rehearsals for just £5 each
    • Opportunities to meet Philharmonia musicians
    • Dynamic programme of events across the UK, open to Friends and your guests
    • Private Friends' Bar at concerts
    • Insider news and updates from the Orchestra

    Make your membership go further

    For every £1 donated, we can claim 25p back from HM Revenue & Customs at no extra cost to you. If you are a UK taxpayer and are eligible for Gift Aid, please tick the Gift Aid box when you checkout.

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  • OVERTURE FRIEND (£120+ per annum)

    • Priority Booking for Philharmonia concerts
    • Two complimentary tickets to rehearsals, with access to more rehearsals for just £5 each
    • Opportunities to meet Philharmonia musicians
    • Dynamic programme of events across the UK, open to Friends and your guests
    • Private Friends' Bar at concerts
    • Invitations to meet conductors and soloists backstage at special Green Room receptions
    • Priority access to other special events
    • Insider news and updates from the Orchestra
    • Credit on the Orchestra's website to thank you for your support

    Make your membership go further

    For every £1 donated, we can claim 25p back from HM Revenue & Customs at no extra cost to you. If you are a UK taxpayer and are eligible for Gift Aid, please tick the Gift Aid box when you checkout.

    A minimum payment of £20 secures all Overture Friend benefits, and you may purchase these benefits without making any further donations. We strongly encourage Friends to make this donation to support the work of the Philharmonia Orchestra. If you wish to purchase a benefits-only package, please call 020 7921 3906.

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  • CONCERTO FRIEND (£300+ per annum)

    • Priority Booking for Philharmonia concerts
    • Two complimentary tickets to rehearsals, with access to more rehearsals for just £5 each
    • Opportunities to meet Philharmonia musicians
    • Dynamic programme of events across the UK, open to Friends and your guests
    • Private Friends' Bar at concerts
    • Invitations to meet conductors and soloists backstage at special Green Room receptions
    • Enhanced priority access to special events, including private recitals and gala dinners
    • Our annual DVD Yearbook highlighting the Orchestra's most innovative work over the last 12 months
    • Insider news and updates from the Orchestra
    • Credit on the Orchestra's website and in all Philharmonia printed programmes

    Make your membership go further

    For every £1 donated, we can claim 25p back from HM Revenue & Customs at no extra cost to you. If you are a UK taxpayer and are eligible for Gift Aid, please tick the Gift Aid box when you checkout.

    A minimum payment of £25 secures all Concerto Friend benefits, and you may purchase these benefits without making any further donations. We strongly encourage Friends to make this donation to support the work of the Philharmonia Orchestra. If you wish to purchase a benefits-only package, please call 020 7921 3906.

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  • SYMPHONY FRIEND (£600+ per annum)

    • Priority Booking for Philharmonia concerts
    • Two complimentary tickets to rehearsals, with access to more rehearsals for just £5 each
    • Opportunities to meet Philharmonia musicians
    • Dynamic programme of events across the UK, open to Friends and your guests
    • Private Friends' Bar at concerts
    • Invitations to meet conductors and soloists backstage at special Green Room receptions
    • First access to special events, meaning you'll have more opportunities to meet the world's finest conductors and soloists, chat to experts, and be part of the Orchestra's inner circle
    • Our annual DVD Yearbook highlighting the Orchestra's most innovative work over the last 12 months
    • A complimentary Philharmonia CD from our recording catalogue
    • Insider news and updates from the Orchestra
    • Credit on the Orchestra's website and in all Philharmonia printed programmes

    Make your membership go further

    For every £1 donated, we can claim 25p back from HM Revenue & Customs at no extra cost to you. If you are a UK taxpayer and are eligible for Gift Aid, please tick the Gift Aid box when you checkout.

    A minimum payment of £35 secures all Symphony Friend benefits, and you may purchase these benefits without making any further donations. We strongly encourage Friends to make this donation to support the work of the Philharmonia Orchestra. If you wish to purchase a benefits-only package, please call 020 7921 3906.

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Finnish Folk Music - Pekka Kuusisto Home Video - August 2017

We’re thrilled to share the second instalment of violinist Pekka Kuusisto’s folk song videos from his home in Finland.

Vladimir Ashkenazy Conducts Rachmaninov Symphony No.1 (Preview #3)

“Ashkenazy found an almost pastoral shade to the opening of the second movement Allegro animato; later, the music flickered like a Russian Mendelssohn.