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Philharmonia Orchestra

The Philharmonia Orchestra is a world-class symphony orchestra for the 21st century.

Led by its Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Philharmonia performs over 40 concerts a year at Southbank Centre, on Thursdays and Sundays, including free contemporary and chamber concerts.

The Philharmonia has a pioneering approach to the role of the modern-day orchestra, reaching new audiences and participants through digital technology and creative learning programmes.

In 2020 the Philharmonia celebrates 75 years of brilliant live music-making, definitive recordings, technological innovation and artistic adventure.

playing of sizzling virtuosity and vividness from the orchestra
The Guardian

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Get to know the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new Principal Conductor
The letter from Strauss that gave the Philharmonia Orchestra a notable world premiere
Read an enlightening interview with the celebrated South Korean composer
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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Various times
Thu 24 Sep 2020
Various times | Thu 24 Sep 2020
classical music
Two works inspired by an ancient Greek creation story open the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new season
Two works inspired by an ancient Greek creation story open the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new season
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sun 27 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 27 Sep 2020
classical music
Christoph von Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra for an all-Brahms concert
Christoph von Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra for an all-Brahms concert
Denis Kozukhin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 01 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Oct 2020
classical music
The Philharmonia Orchestra makes hay with two of Dvorák's sunniest works
The Philharmonia Orchestra makes hay with two of Dvorák's sunniest works
Isabelle Faust, violinist

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Various times
Sun 11 Oct 2020
Various times | Sun 11 Oct 2020
classical music
Two key 20th-century composers sweep you off your feet with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Two key 20th-century composers sweep you off your feet with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 15 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 15 Oct 2020
classical music
Enter the sanctuary of the concert hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter the sanctuary of the concert hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Isata Kanneh-Mason, musician

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3:00 pm
Sun 25 Oct 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 25 Oct 2020
classical music
Meet a quintessentially Romantic trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Meet a quintessentially Romantic trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Anna Thorvaldsdottir, composer

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Free

6:00 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
Music challenges tyranny in the Philharmonia Orchestra's tribute to the two composers
Music challenges tyranny in the Philharmonia Orchestra's tribute to the two composers
Louis Schwizgebel, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 05 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 05 Nov 2020
classical music
American jazz meets an Old Testament tale in a concert of contrasts from the Philharmonia Orchestra
American jazz meets an Old Testament tale in a concert of contrasts from the Philharmonia Orchestra
Elim Chan, conductor

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Various times
Thu 12 Nov 2020
Various times | Thu 12 Nov 2020
classical music
From the piccolo to the contrabassoon, every musician in the Philharmonia Orchestra gets to shine
From the piccolo to the contrabassoon, every musician in the Philharmonia Orchestra gets to shine

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