Concerts & Events

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.
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - 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

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.

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
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.

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducting the Philharmonia
Concert

From Scotland to the New World

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Jack Liebeck – violin

  • Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides
  • Bruch Scottish Fantasy
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 9, From the New World
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducting the Philharmonia
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Santtu conducts the New World Symphony

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Jack Liebeck – violin
  • Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides
  • Bruch Scottish Fantasy
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 9, From the New World
De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducting the Philharmonia
Concert

Santtu conducts the New World Symphony

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Jack Liebeck – violin

  • Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides
  • Bruch Scottish Fantasy
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 9, From the New World
De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Priority booking opens at 10am on Thursday 1 July. General booking opens on Thursday 8 July.

Miah Persson
Concert

Santtu conducts Wagner’s Ring Without Words

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Miah Persson – soprano

  • R Strauss Four Last Songs
  • Wagner The Ring Without Words
Royal Festival Hall

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

Hilary Hahn
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Hilary Hahn: The Lark Ascending

Elim Chan – conductor
Hilary Hahn – violin
  • Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
  • Gabriella Smith Tumblebird Contrails
  • Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1
  • Brahms Symphony No. 2
Royal Festival Hall

Hilary Hahn
Concert

Hilary Hahn: The Lark Ascending

Elim Chan – conductor
Hilary Hahn – violin

  • Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
  • Gabriella Smith Tumblebird Contrails
  • Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1
  • Brahms Symphony No. 2
Royal Festival Hall

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

Alina Ibragimova performing with the Philharmonia
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Alina Ibragimova performs Beethoven

Xian Zhang – conductor
Alina Ibragimova – violin

  • Beethoven Violin Concerto
  • Smetana Ma Vlást (Selections)
Bedford Corn Exchange

Alina Ibragimova performing with the Philharmonia
Concert

Alina Ibragimova performs Beethoven

Xian Zhang – conductor
Alina Ibragimova – violin

  • Beethoven Violin Concerto
  • Smetana Ma Vlást (Selections)
Bedford Corn Exchange

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