COVID-19 update: all live concerts to the beginning of August 2020 are sadly cancelled; help secure the future of the orchestra through our Keep the Philharmonia Playing appeal.

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Philharmonia Orchestra

The Philharmonia is a world-class symphony orchestra for the 21st century, led by Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Based in London at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, and usually performing across the world, we are currently active only digitally due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We’re in this together. In times like these, we need your help more than ever to secure our future and stay digitally connected with our audiences around the world.

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Instrument guides

Learning in isolation? Find out more about the instruments of the orchestra.

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