Concerts & Events

Pekka Kuusisto conducting a Philharmonia Music of Today rehearsal in the Purcell Room
Small-ensemble performance

Music of Today: Glass, Metal, Wood, Water

Pekka Kuusisto – violin/conductor

  • Andrea Tarrodi Birds of Paradise
  • Outi Tarkiainen Siimes
  • Erkki-Sven Tüür Conversio
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir Hrim
Purcell Room

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

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Pekka Kuusisto in black t-shirt smiling
Concert

Pekka Kuusisto: Four Seasons, and Four Seascapes

Pekka Kuusisto – conductor/violin
Ale Carr – cittern

  • Isobel Waller-Bridge Temperatures (world premiere)
  • Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
  • vivaldi The Four Seasons, with improvisation between movements
Royal Festival Hall

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

Photo of conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Santtu conducts Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Bedford Corn Exchange

Photo of conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Santtu conducts Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Bedford Corn Exchange

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

Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Theseus

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay – violin
Fiona Cornall – violin
Gijs Kramer – viola
Deirdre Cooper – cello
Heidi Krutzen – harp

  • Bax Quintet for Harp and Strings
  • Raymond Murray Schafer Theseus
Royal Festival Hall

More info No ticket required
Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Sunlight on water: Sibelius and Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Royal Festival Hall

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

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