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Lockdown Listening with Mervyn King
Our incoming Chair shares his musical highlights, including something a little different.
Watch with us: Salonen conducts Mahler Symphony No. 3
We would like to invite you to join us for a journey into Mahler’s world, as we stream this performance again on YouTube.
Music of Today: thank you to Artistic Director Unsuk Chin
We pay tribute to Unsuk Chin for her tenure as Artistic Director of Music of Today, and she shares a personal message for the Orchestra.
Philharmonia appoints Ben Larpent as Director of Artistic Planning
The Philharmonia Orchestra is delighted to announce that Ben Larpent will join its senior management team in the new role of Director of Artistic Planning.
Online experiences in music: at home with Philharmonia players
Our members have put shutdown time to creative use, creating videos to keep our community entertained online.
Q&A with Steven Isserlis
While we are unable to perform for you in person, cellist Steven Isserlis spoke to us about Kabalevsky’s Cello Concerto No. 2 and his relationship with the Philharmonia.
Philharmonia announces governance restructure
Plan developed over the last two years following a substantive governance review and consultation.
Q&A with Paavo Järvi
While we are unable to perform for you in person, here is some insight from Paavo Järvi about Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, and the demands of performing it.
Lockdown listening with Michael Fuller
Our Interim Managing Director runs through some of the musical works he couldn’t live without.
Watch archive stream of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Enjoy the Ninth Symphony, featuring soloists including mezzo Janet Baker, on our YouTube or Facebook channels.
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 beginning of August 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.