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The music of Dream: reimagining music for interactive and immersive technologies
Philharmonia Head of Innovation and Partnerships, Luke Ritchie, has been working on Dream, our new interactive digital experience, for over two years – read how it all came to life.
Inside Hear and Now
What is it like taking part in Hear and Now? De Montfort University student Molly shares her experience.
Lockdown Listening with Lucy Drever
This month, Philharmonia Sessions presenter Lucy Drever shares music to inspire, motivate and de-stress.
Philharmonia and partners announce interactive online show, Dream
Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this new type of online live performance invites remote audiences to participate in a shared experience with actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
A lifelong love of music
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, Patron of the Philharmonia, joined players and supporters for a special online event in January, hosted by the Orchestra’s Chair, Lord King of Lothbury.
Artist in Residence announced: House of Absolute
The multidisciplinary dance powerhouse joins the Orchestra as its inaugural Artists in Residence.
Introduction to the MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme
What can new applicants expect from the MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme? We spoke to our Director of Learning & Engagement Shani Crawford to find out.
Esa-Pekka Salonen is awarded an Honorary Knighthood
The Philharmonia Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen has been awarded an Honorary Knighthood (KBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, for services to music and UK-Finland relations.
Meet Director of Artistic Planning Ben Larpent
This month, Claire Whittle interviewed our new Director of Artistic Planning Ben Larpent to find out more about our programme planning and his recent introduction to the Philharmonia.
Lockdown Listening with Matthew Hurlock
This month, President of the Philharmonia Foundation Matthew Hurlock shares a listening list full of Philharmonia memories.
Watch again: Beethoven's Prometheus
Beethoven superfan Stephen Fry joins conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen for this re-telling of the myth of Prometheus. Watch this free concert on our YouTube channel
Learn all about Beethoven's The Creatures of Prometheus
Prometheus’ myth has had many retellings over the centuries – read all about Beethoven’s take The Creatures of Prometheus ballet and how the work was received by 1801 Vienna
Watch on demand: Benedetti plays Beethoven
Star violinist Nicola Benedetti joins the Philharmonia Orchestra in this all-Beethoven online concert
5 questions with Pekka Kuusisto
Ahead of his first Philharmonia concert as conductor, we spoke with Pekka Kuusisto about his approach to Beethoven, conducting in a pandemic and much more.