2024/25 Canterbury season

Our 2024/25 season in Canterbury is filled with fantastic symphonies, film music and more.

Philharmonia Orchestra on stage at The Marlowe, Canterbury

This season, hear great music by Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Shostakovich and more.

Our Principal Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali opens the season with renowned pianist Sir Stephen Hough. Marin Alsop – the Philharmonia’s Principal Guest Conductor – joins us in Canterbury for the first time. She’s joined by young star Jeneba Kanneh-Mason in Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

Our popular Christmas brass concert returns in December, and in February, hear thrilling music from your favourite action-packed films in our Philharmonia at the Movies concert.

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Stephen Hough sat at the piano smiling into camera

Canterbury: Stephen Hough plays Grieg

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Stephen Hough – piano

  • Sibelius The Oceanides
  • Grieg Piano Concerto
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 3
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Three brass players playing their instruments sat in a pantomime set wearing Christmas jumpers

Canterbury: Philharmonia Brass at Christmas

Philharmonia Brass Ensemble

The Marlowe, Canterbury

Close up of Philharmonia wind section in concert at Royal Festival Hall

Canterbury: Philharmonia at the Movies

Michael Seal – conductor

The Marlowe, Canterbury

Marin Alsop conducting the Philharmonia at Royal Festival Hall

Canterbury: Marin Alsop and Jeneba Kanneh-Mason

Marin Alsop – conductor
Jeneba Kanneh-Mason – piano

  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 10
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Johan Dalene holding violin looking to the side against a sunset backdrop

Canterbury: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6

Martyn Brabbins – conductor
Johan Dalene – violin

  • Mozart Overture, The Abduction from the Seraglio
  • Korngold Violin Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’
The Marlowe, Canterbury