The iconic first four notes of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony have become the most memorable moment in all classical music. The infectious rhythm these notes create resonates throughout symphony as the music makes its triumphant journey from darkness into light.
Mozart’s `Turkish’ Violin Concerto No.5, with its thrilling final movement, is performed by stellar violinist Arabella Steinbacher.
RepertoireHaydn: Symphony No.12
Royal Festival Hall at 6pm: pre-concert event. Music of Today: Composers' Academy.
The culminating concert of the Philharmonia Orchestra's Composers' Academy, in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society, presents world premieres from three emerging composers.
Over the course of the year the composers have worked closely with Philharmonia Orchestra musicians, visiting composers and Music of Today Artistic Director Unsuk Chin. This is an exciting opportunity to hear the work of the newest generation of composers in the UK today. Admission free.
Book multiple Philharmonia Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount.
3 – 5 events (10% discount)
6 – 8 events (15% discount)
9 – 11 events (20% discount)
12 – 14 events (25% discount)
15 or more events (30% discount)
These discounts are not available on Premium seats or for the following concerts: Christmas Classics (10 Dec 2017) and December Carols at Christmas (14 Dec 2017).