Concerts & Events

Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Nutcracker: Santtu conducts Tchaikovsky

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Yefim Bronfman – piano

  • Rossini Semiramide Overture
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite
Royal Festival Hall

Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Nutcracker: Santtu conducts Tchaikovsky

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Yefim Bronfman – piano

  • Rossini Semiramide Overture
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

Christmas at the Movies
Friends event

Philharmonia Family Christmas Party

Royal Festival Hall

Philharmonia on stage
Concert

Grand Christmas Classics

Programme features well-loved carols including Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Once in Royal David’s City, Joy to the World, and more

Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

Christmas at the Movies
Concert

Christmas at the Movies

Programme features music from classic festive films, including Elf, Home Alone and The Polar Express

Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

Concert

Handel's Messiah

Brian Wright – conductor
Rebecca Bottone – soprano
Kathryn Rudge – mezzo-soprano
Oliver Johnston – tenor
William Thomas – bass

Goldsmiths Choral Union
Highgate Choral Society
English Concert Chorus

  • Handel Messiah
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

No. 2 Horn Kira Doherty
Concert

Philharmonia Brass at Christmas

Philharmonia Orchestra Brass Ensemble

Programme features festive favourites and timeless classics for brass ensemble, including Ding Dong Merrily on HighThe Nutcracker and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3.

The Marlowe, Canterbury

Booking open to Marlowe members. General booking opens on Monday 23 November 2020.

Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia
Online concert

Cancelled: Stream - Sunlight on water: Sibelius and Beethoven

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Online

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

More info No ticket required
Choir of King's College Cambridge
Concert

Barbican: Christmas with King's College Choir

Daniel Hyde – conductor
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Crouch End Festival Chorus

  • Handel Messiah (excerpts)
  • vivaldi Gloria
  • Various Festive favourites and carols for all
Barbican Hall, London

Steven Isserlis on stage
Concert

Steven Isserlis plays Haydn

Philippe Herreweghe – conductor
Steven Isserlis – cello

  • Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
  • Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1
  • Mozart Symphony No. 39
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

Two polar bears, from Netflix's Our Planet documentary series
Live screening

Hammersmith Apollo: Our Planet Live in Concert

Robert Ames – conductor
Steven Price – host

  • Steven Price Our Planet (Live Screening)
Hammersmith Apollo

Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia
Concert

Santtu conducts Scheherazade

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Alexandre Kantorow – piano

  • Ravel Boléro
  • Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday 4 November. General booking opens Thursday 11 November.

John Wilson conducting on stage
Concert

Cardiff: John Wilson conducts Elgar

John Wilson – conductor
James Ehnes – violin

  • Sullivan Overture, The Yeomen of the Guard
  • Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
  • Elgar Symphony No. 1
St David's Hall, Cardiff

Violinist James Ehnes in focused performance.
Concert

John Wilson conducts Elgar

John Wilson – conductor
James Ehnes – violin

  • Walton Violin Concerto
  • Elgar Symphony No. 1
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday 4 November. General booking opens Thursday 11 November.

A frolic young fox running in a park.
Family concert

Gaspard's Foxtrot

Joel Sandelson – conductor
Zeb Soanes – narrator

  • Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
  • Jonathan Dove Gaspard’s Foxtrot
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday 4 November. General booking opens Thursday 11 November.