Classical music

London Philharmonic Orchestra: Organ Spectacular

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

James O’Donnell and the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform iconic organ music by Bach, Saint-Saëns and Jongen.

Some pieces have a nickname for a reason and when the Royal Festival Hall organ raises the roof at the end of Saint-Saëns’ heaven-storming 'Organ' Symphony, the reason for this one will become pretty obvious.

Saint-Saëns’ Third is part of a noble Franco-Belgian organ tradition, and guest conductor Dirk Brossé has paired it with the equally thrilling Symphonie Concertante by Joseph Jongen, written in 1926 for the largest organ in the world. It’s a magnificent showcase for soloist James O'Donnell, accompanied by full orchestra, and a resplendent climax to an evening of pure, ear-tingling sound at its most glorious.


London Philharmonic Orchestra
Dirk Brossé conductor
James O'Donnell organ


JS Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV.565
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 (Organ)
Fauré: Pavane, Op.50
Jongen: Symphonie Concertante for organ & orchestra, Op.81

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Royal Festival Hall


£10 - £65
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The following concerts are not included in this offer: Meow Meow and London Philharmonic Orchestra: More Pandemonium... With a Festive Twist (4 Dec 2017) and A Golden Gala Evening: London Philharmonic Orchestra (27 Jan 2017).