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Philharmonia Welcomes Permanent Extension to Higher Rate of Orchestra Tax Relief

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Philharmonia Orchestra announces new recording: Santtu conducts Stravinsky

Our new album, Santtu Conducts Stravinsky, brings to life two cornerstone works by the iconic composer Igor Stravinsky.

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Philharmonia Orchestra brings free performances and virtual reality installations to Bedford in March

The Philharmonia Orchestra presents three days of free activity in Bedford in March.

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Meet Esther Yoo

Esther Yoo answers our questions about her upcoming residency concerts in Basingstoke, Leicester and Canterbury.

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Five things to know about Bryce Dessner

Ahead of the UK premiere of his Piano Concerto, read more about Bryce Dessner’s journey from rock band, The National, to the world of classical music.

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Meet Frank Dupree

Frank Dupree makes his exciting debut with the Philharmonia, and his enthusiasm transcends the page when it comes to championing Nikolai Kapustin’s works ahead of the UK premiere of his Piano Concerto No. 5.

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Meet Alice Sara Ott

Alice Sara Ott introduces Bryce Dessner’s Piano Concerto ahead of its UK premiere in London.

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Meet Vadim Gluzman

Read Vadim Gluzman’s memories of his unexpected Philharmonia debut, and what he’s looking forward to about playing the Shostakovich with us, in this Q&A.

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Philharmonia Orchestra tours to China this month

The Philharmonia Orchestra tours to China in December 2023.

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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.

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Let Freedom Ring – what a celebration!

We recap our series Let Freedom Ring: Sounds of America which ended in November.

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Q&A with Julia Bullock

Hear from Julia Bullock, one of the Philharmonia’s Featured Artists in the 2023/24 season.

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"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.

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Philharmonia's Festival in Mauritius

Philharmonia Orchestra’s Journey to Mauritius in 2024

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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.

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