Classical music

Bruckner, Wagner & Schoenberg Part II

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

In the second of the Philharmonia’s season opening concerts, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Wagner, Schoenberg and Bruckner at their most heartfelt.

Exploring the nature of love itself, Wagner brings to life the tragic beauty in the story of Tristan und Isolde.

In a single movement of intense lyricism, Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht reveals the composer’s feelings for the woman he would later marry.

Arguably his most popular work, Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony is a musical monument to Wagner. Sensuous string melodies give way to a final brass fanfare, closing the programme with a grand orchestral flourish.


Philharmonia Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor


Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Bruckner: Symphony No.7

Dates & times

30 Sep 2018
Approximate run time: 145 mins
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Royal Festival Hall


£12 - £58
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)

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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: Moscow Nights (25 Oct 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas with King's College Choir (13 Dec 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas at the Movies (16 Dec 2018), Philharmonia at the Movies (14 Feb 2019) and Music of Today: Wu Wei Artist Portrait (5 Apr 2019).