Concerts & Events


Fizz to Fireworks: an evening with the Philharmonia Winds

Robin O’Neill – conductor
Philharmonia Winds

  • Bach/Robin O'Neill Bach's Fizz Overture
  • Debussy, arr. Robin O'Neill Preludes (selection)
  • Stravinsky Octet for Wind Instruments
  • Gershwin, arr. Robin O'Neill Preludes
  • Salzedo Divertimento
  • Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Bedford Corn Exchange

View from the pit of Garsington Opera, orchestra in the foreground, audience in the back

Garsington Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

Performers include:
Jordan de Souza – conductor
Miah Persson – soprano (Marschallin)
Hanna Hipp – mezzo soprano (Octavian)
Derrick Ballard – bass baritone (Ochs)

R STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier

Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch


House of Absolute: PR Masterclass with Helen Oldfield

Helen Oldfield – PR specialist


Nicolette Wilson-Clarke headshot

House of Absolute: Arts Ecology & Mental Health

Explore the ecology of the arts from a variety of perspectives in this panel event with speakers from across the cultural landscape.


Garsington Opera's Eugene Onegin

Garsington Opera: Eugene Onegin

Performers include:
Douglas Boyd – conductor
Jonathan McGovern – tenor (Eugene Onegin)
Natalia Tanasii – soprano (Tatyana)
Sam Furness – tenor (Lenski)


Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Julia Cheng from House of Absolute, Philharmonia Artists in Residence, with Philharmonia musicians
Small-ensemble performance

House of Absolute: Future Visions

Jade Hackett – host
Julia Cheng – host
Members of House of Absolute
Musicians from the Philharmonia Orchestra

Streatham Space Project


House of Absolute: Holistic Well-being

Ffion Campbell-Davies – host
Faye Reader – host
Julia Cheng – host



House of Absolute: Whack, Punk & Pose

Julia Cheng – host


Online concert

Salonen: the finale I, with Yefim Bronfman

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Yefim Bronfman– piano

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 1
  • Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 7

Online concert

Salonen: the finale II, with Mitsuko Uchida

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Mitsuko Uchida – piano
Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay – violin

  • Bach arr. Klemperer 'Bist du bei mir'
  • Bach arr. Webern Ricercata 2 a 6 voci
  • Bach arr. Berio Contrapunctus XIX
  • Bach Prelude from Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin BWV 1006.1
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen Fog (World premiere, version for orchestra)
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Philharmonia at Garsington

Garsington Opera: Le Comte Ory

Performers include:
Valentina Peleggi – conductor
Jack Swanson – tenor (Count Ory)
Andrea Carroll – soprano (Countess Adèle)

ROSSINI Le Comte Ory

Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Photo of mezzo soprano Marta Fontanals-Simmons

The Music Makers

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Marta Fontanals-Simmons – mezzo-soprano
Tom Mole – baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Beethoven Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
  • Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel
  • Elgar The Music Makers
Worcester Cathedral

Violinist wearing a red suit at Hear and Now culmination performance, 2019
Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia MMSF Young Artists Recital

Julia Liang – violin
David López Ibáñez – violin
Ana Teresa de Braga e Alves – viola
Yaroslava Trofymchuk – cello

  • Ravel String Quartet in F
  • Mozart String Quartet No. 15
Worcester Baptist Church

Photo of soprano Ruby Hughes

Coleridge-Taylor, Copland & Gibbs

Adrian Partington – conductor
Ruby Hughes – soprano
Njabulo Madlala – baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Coleridge-Taylor Solemn Prelude
  • Copland Appalachian Spring
  • Gibbs Symphony No. 2, Odysseus
Worcester Cathedral

Cathedral concert at Three Choirs Festival, seen through a window shaped like a clover

Duruflé Requiem

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir

  • Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
  • Williams Sea Sketches
  • Duruflé Requiem
Worcester Cathedral