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Brahms & Beethoven

Part of Piano Masterworks

Experience two undisputed masterpieces in the hands of Lahav Shani, one of today’s most exciting young conductors.

The story goes that Beethoven’s Fifth Piano Concerto got its nickname from a comment by an officer in Napoleon’s army, who attended one of the first performances and declared it ‘an Emperor of a concerto’.

Still in his twenties, Lahav Shani has gone from strength to strength since winning the Gustav Mahler conducting competition in 2013.

He makes a welcome return to the Philharmonia to conduct two works that came to define the Romantic era.


Philharmonia Orchestra
Lahav Shani conductor
Francesco Piemontesi piano


Weber: Overture, Oberon
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 (Emperor)
Brahms: Symphony No.1

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Royal Festival Hall


£12 - £58
Booking fee: £3.50 (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). Events must be in the 2018/19 season. This discount is not available on Premium seats.


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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:
Brian Tyler Returns – Live in Concert (25 Oct 2018),
Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas with King's College Choir (13 Dec 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas at the Movies (16 Dec 2018),
Valentine’s Day Gala (14 Feb 2019).