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Meet Robin Totterdell
We spoke to Robin Totterdell, No. 2 Trumpet with the Philharmonia, ahead of our Brass at Christmas concerts in Canterbury and Basingstoke.
Let Freedom Ring – what a celebration!
We recap our series Let Freedom Ring: Sounds of America which ended in November.
Q&A with Julia Bullock
Hear from Julia Bullock, one of the Philharmonia’s Featured Artists in the 2023/24 season.
"I've Known Rivers" - Who was the composer Margaret Bonds?
Who was Margaret Bonds? Read about the composer’s life and music, and navigating a 1930s America as an African American woman.
Philharmonia's Festival in Mauritius
Philharmonia Orchestra’s Journey to Mauritius in 2024
Remembering Wayne Shorter – esperanza spalding and Clark Rundell in conversation
Vocalist esperanza spalding and conductor Clark Rundell were both close collaborators with jazz legend Wayne Shorter. They talk about what it was like to know him and to work with him, and discuss the music in their forthcoming concert with the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Meet Nicola Benedetti
The Philharmonia’s Featured Artist Nicola Benedetti speaks about her experience working with Wynton Marsalis, his Violin Concerto, and the diversity of American music.
Philharmonia Orchestra announces partnership with Apple Music Classical
Music lovers have reason to celebrate as the Philharmonia Orchestra has joined forces with Apple Music Classical.
Philharmonia Orchestra announces second half of 2023/24 London season
Find out more about our February – June 2024 concerts.
Meet Marin Alsop
The Philharmonia’s Principal Guest Conductor Marin Alsop talks us through her wide-ranging programme, the crosscurrents between ‘serious’ music and jazz, and why the Marcus Roberts Trio will be joining the orchestra for Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
Songs of Freedom
Read about Gershwin, Copland, and Bernstein and the history of American music.
Meet Ryan Bancroft
American conductor Ryan Bancroft talks about his musical inspirations, feeling nervous in his first rehearsal with the Philharmonia Orchestra, and the joy of bringing American music to a British orchestra.
Philharmonia Orchestra announces further six year partnership with Three Choirs Festival
Philharmonia Orchestra announces further six-year partnership with Three Choirs Festival
Join us for a musical journey tonight on Sky Arts!
Tonight at 8pm, the Philharmonia will be taking part in the Sky Arts show Musical Masterpieces. Hosted by musician and presenter Myleene Klass and leading British composer Errollyn Wallen, this series takes an enchanting exploration of classical music’s most beloved pieces.
Spotlight on Leia Zhu
We spoke to Leia Zhu about the violin, The Lark Ascending, and her favourite subjects at school, ahead of her solo debut with the Philharmonia in Leicester and Canterbury.