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Philharmonia Sessions

Enjoy free performances featuring top artists, created for a worldwide online audience.
Philharmonia Sessions

What: a series of new performances streamed to you from the heart of London.
Who: The Philharmonia Sessions feature ensembles of between 30 and 40 Philharmonia players, joined by some of the UK’s top conductors and soloists.
Where: Our YouTube channel is our temporary concert hall – subscribe to be the first to hear when we release a new film.
When: Each Philharmonia Session will be premiered at the date and time listed below, and remain available online for a month or more afterwards.
How much: The Philharmonia Sessions are free to watch. Please support our players and help us cover the costs of this series by making a donation if you can.

Supported by:
Goldman Sachs Gives
John and Carol Wates
The Wates Foundation

Watch again: Philharmonia Sessions: Beethoven and Vaughan Williams

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein
Online concert

Philharmonia Sessions: Hrůša conducts Dvořák

Jakub Hrůša – conductor
Alisa Weilerstein – cello

  • Dvořák Silent Woods, for cello and orchestra
  • Dvořák Rondo, for cello and orchestra
  • Dvořák Czech Suite

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Online concert

Philharmonia Sessions: Beethoven’s Prometheus

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Stephen Fry – narrator
Gerard McBurney – script writer

  • Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus (complete ballet)