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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 Järvi on conducting Mahler 5

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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Tim Gibbs on stage, credit Camilla Greenberg

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The ultimate guide to Pictures at an Exhibition

Dig deeper into Mussorgsky’s evocative music with this Pictures at an Exhibition Listening Guide

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Philharmonia Haydn Listening Guide, credit Marina Vidor

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Film: Haydn Listening Guide

Join presenter Paul Rissmann to discover the final symphony from the remarkably prolific composer, Joseph Haydn.
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9 classical music playlists to watch during lockdown

Our concert halls may be closed, but our passion for sharing amazing musical experiences with you is strong as ever.

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Philharmonia appoints Alexander Van Ingen as 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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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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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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Full details of Tokyo residency announced

The Philharmonia takes up residency at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in both live and digital formats.

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Interview with Richard Watkins

Richard Watkins was the Philharmonia’s Principal Horn from 1985 to 1996. Like many of his colleagues, he grew up listening to Dennis Brain’s recordings.

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75 Years of the Philharmonia Orchestra

The Philharmonia Orchestra was founded by impresario and record producer Walter Legge in 1945.

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