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Film: Haydn Listening Guide
Philharmonia digital experiences during the COVID-19 crisis
Our concert halls may be closed, but our passion for sharing amazing musical experiences with you is strong as ever.
Update: concert cancellations until the end of June 2020
It is with enormous sadness that all remaining concerts in the Philharmonia Orchestra’s 2019/20 London Season at Southbank Centre are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Philharmonia Orchestra appoints Alexander Van Ingen as its new Chief Executive
The Philharmonia Orchestra is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexander Van Ingen as its new Chief Executive.
Philharmonia publishes initial report into The Virtual Orchestra
Today the Philharmonia Orchestra releases an initial report about its audience development project The Virtual Orchestra (2018-22), a major strand of the Orchestra’s programme.
2020/21 London Season at Southbank Centre announced
Philharmonia Orchestra announces 2020/21 London Season with Greek myth in music series, 75th anniversary celebrations part II and major artist appearances
Beethoven Day films: animation & Salonen interview
Watch two films telling the story of a legendary concert, Beethoven’s 1808 ‘Akademie’ concert in Vienna.
A Statement as Askenazy announces retirement
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor Laureate of the Philharmonia, recently announced that he is to step down from conducting.
Full details of Tokyo residency announced
The Philharmonia takes up residency at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in both live and digital formats.
Interview with Richard Watkins
Richard Watkins was the Philharmonia’s Principal Horn from 1985 to 1996. Like many of his colleagues, he grew up listening to Dennis Brain’s recordings.