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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.

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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.

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Philharmonia Orchestra announces second half of 2023/24 London season

Find out more about our February – June 2024 concerts.

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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.

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Songs of Freedom

Read about Gershwin, Copland, and Bernstein and the history of American music.

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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.

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Philharmonia Orchestra announces further six year partnership with Three Choirs Festival

Philharmonia Orchestra announces further six-year partnership with Three Choirs Festival

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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.

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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.

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2023/24 MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme and Composers' Academy

The Philharmonia Orchestra is pleased to announce its new cohort of MMSF Instrumental Fellows and Composers’ Academy Fellows.

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Meet Jason Evans

We spoke to Jason Evans, our Principal Trumpet, about his journey of joining the Orchestra as a student, his preparations for performing alongside Seong-Jin Cho, and his experiences as a soloist.

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Meet Karen Cargill

We speak to mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill, one of our line-up of starry soloists in Verdi’s roof-raising Requiem, next Thursday at the Royal Festival Hall.

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Application for our Artists in Residence programme is now open

We are looking to appoint two Artists in Residence: one for our 2024/25 season and one for our 2025/26 season.

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Excitement builds ahead of Three Choirs Festival

Gloucester (and the Philharmonia) are gearing up for the highly anticipated return of the Three Choirs Festival from this July 22 to 29.

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Meet Adrian Partington

Ahead of the Three Choirs Festival, we spoke to conductor and Director of Music at Gloucester Cathedral, Adrian Partington.

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