Concerts & Events

Friends event

Open Rehearsal – Sunrise: Santtu conducts Strauss

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor

  • R Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
  • R Strauss Alpine Symphony
Royal Festival Hall

Small-ensemble performance

Across the distance

Performers to be announced

  • John Luther Adams Across the distance

More info No ticket required
Concert

Sunrise: Santtu conducts Strauss

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor

  • R Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
  • R Strauss Alpine Symphony
Royal Festival Hall

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

Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Santtu conducts Strauss

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor

  • R Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
  • R Strauss An Alpine Symphony
The Anvil, Basingstoke

Clean Air Campaigner Love Ssega. He will be speaker at the Philharmonia's Insights Day.
Insights

Human/Nature: Insights Day

Speakers include:
Jonathon Porritt – Founder Director of Forum for the Future
Anthony Bennett – Chief Executive of Reboot the Future
Izzy McLeod – ‘The Quirky Environmentalist’
Love Ssega – musician and clean air campaigner

Royal Festival Hall

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

Violin player
Small-ensemble performance

Music of Today: Reef and Desert

Pekka Kuusisto – conductor/violin

  • Gabriella Smith Anthozoa
  • John Luther Adams There is no one, not even the wind (UK premiere)
Purcell Room

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

Pekka Kuusisto holding a violin
Concert

Rites: Santtu conducts Stravinsky

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Revueltas La Noche de los Mayas Part III: Noche de Yucatán
  • Bryce Dessner Violin Concerto (UK premiere)
  • Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Royal Festival Hall

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

Conductor Tianyi Lu
Concert

Cardiff: Tianyi Lu conducts Scheherazade

Tianyi Lu – conductor
Chloë Hanslip – violin

  • Mussorgsky "Dawn on the Moscow River" from Khovanshchina
  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
St David's Hall, Cardiff

Santtu Matias Rouvali conducting
Online concert

Stream - Sunrise: Santtu conducts Strauss

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor

  • R Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
  • R Strauss Alpine Symphony
Online

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

The pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque. The two women with long black hair and red lipstick look directly into the camera. In the background there are two Steinway Grand Pianos.
Concert

Glass and Adams with the Labèque Sisters

Lawrence Renes – conductor
Katia Labèque – piano
Marielle Labèque – piano

 

  • Philip Glass Prelude to Akhnaten
  • Philip Glass Les Enfants Terribles arranged for two pianos by Michael Riesman (UK Premiere)
  • Philip Glass Double Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
  • John Adams Doctor Atomic Symphony
Royal Festival Hall

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

Live screening

Philip Glass: Koyaanisquatsi, Life Out of Balance

Due to the ongoing pandemic, The Philip Glass Ensemble is regretfully unable to perform with the Philharmonia on 21 October 2021.

Royal Festival Hall

The Bach Choir
Concert

Fauré’s Requiem: Music for Reflection and Hope

David Hill – conductor
Katy Hill – soprano
Gareth Brynmor John – baritone
The Bach Choir

Programme includes:
FAURÉ Requiem
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Royal Festival Hall

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

Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Birdsong: Aimard plays Messian and Ravel

Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard – piano

  • Ravel Miroirs
  • Messiaen Réveil des oiseaux
  • Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Royal Festival Hall

Chamber players
Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Tango

Soong Choo – violin
Nuno Carapina – violin
Sylvain Séailles – viola
Alexander Rolton – cello
Katalin Koltai – guitar

  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Quintet Op. 143
  • Piazzolla Histoire du Tango
Royal Festival Hall

More info No ticket required
Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Concert

Birdsong: Aimard plays Messiaen and Ravel

Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard – piano

  • Ravel Miroirs
  • Messiaen Réveil des oiseaux
  • Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Royal Festival Hall

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