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News, blog & video

Philharmonia in rehearsal, credit Camilla Greenwell

Blog

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.

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Xian Zhang, credit Marina Vidor

Video

Film: Conductor Xian Zhang on Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde

Conductor Xian Zhang spoke to us about Mahler’s hour-long, soul-searching journey, The Song of the Earth.
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Steven Isserlis, credit Satoshi Aoyagi

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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.

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Lord King of Lothbury

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Philharmonia announces governance restructure

Plan developed over the last two years following a substantive governance review and consultation.

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Paavo Jarvi, credit Jean Christophe Uhl

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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.

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Michael Fuller

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Lockdown listening with Michael Fuller

Our Interim Managing Director runs through some of the musical works he couldn’t live without.

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Philharmonia Otto Klemperer, credit BBC Studios

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Watch archive stream of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Enjoy the Ninth Symphony, featuring soloists including mezzo Janet Baker, on our YouTube or Facebook channels.

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Tim Gibbs on stage, credit Camilla Greenberg

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Pictures at an Exhibition Listening Guide

Pictures at an Exhibition Listening Guide

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Philharmonia Haydn Listening Guide, credit Marina Vidor

Video

Film: Haydn Listening Guide

Join presenter Paul Rissmann to discover the final symphony from the remarkably prolific composer, Joseph Haydn.
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Tom Blomfield, credit Luca Miggliore

Blog

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.

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Alexander Van Ingen, credit Marina Vidor

News

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.

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The Virtual Orchestra, credit Beth Walsh

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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.

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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

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Esa-Pekka Salonen, credit Mika Ranta

Video

Beethoven Day films: animation & Salonen interview

Watch two films telling the story of a legendary concert, Beethoven’s 1808 ‘Akademie’ concert in Vienna.

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Caradata High Yield roundtable, 25/09/2019

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A Statement as Askenazy announces retirement

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor Laureate of the Philharmonia, recently announced that he is to step down from conducting.

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