COVID-19 update: We have made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone all Philharmonia Orchestra concerts and performances up to the end of June 2020.
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Concerts & Events

Portrait of Yukiko Ogura
Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Viola takeover

Performers include:
Yukiko Ogura – viola
Nicholas Bootiman – viola
William Bender – viola
Sylvain Séailles – viola

  • Bowen Fantasy for Four Violas, Op.41
  • Bach Chaconne in D minor, BWV. 1004 arr. for four violas by Ichiro Nodaira
  • Schubert Der Erlkönig arr. for eight violas by Max Baillie
  • Jacob Suite for Eight Violas
Royal Festival Hall

Pablo Heras-Casado
Concert

Heras-Casado conducts Russian Classics

Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Daniel Kharitonov – piano

  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Mussorgsky orch. RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition
Royal Festival Hall

More info Cancelled
Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado
Concert

Cardiff: Liszt & Stravinsky

Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Daniel Kharitonov – piano

  • Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
  • Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, Classical
  • Stravinsky The Firebird Suite
St David's Hall, Cardiff

Philharmonia trumpet player
Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia MMSF Young Artists Recital

Members of the Philharmonia’s MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme

Programme to include:
Works for chamber ensemble

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado
Concert

Pictures at an Exhibition

Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Daniel Kharitonov – piano

BOULANGER D’un soir triste
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

The Anvil, Basingstoke

A photo of pianist Zee Zee
Concert

Järvi conducts Mahler 5

Paavo Järvi – conductor
Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee) – piano

LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2
MAHLER Symphony No. 5

Cambridge Corn Exchange

A photo of pianist Zee Zee
Concert

Soul and Spectacle

Geoffrey Paterson – conductor
Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee) – piano

LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2
RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 2

The Marlowe, Canterbury

Paavo Järvi conducting
Friends event

Bedford Friends' coach trip

On 19 April, Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi takes the helm for the afternoon’s journey from the solemn grandeur of the first movement of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, with its portentous opening trumpet fanfare, to the joyful affirmation of the finale.

Bedford Corn Exchange

Zhang ZuoPhoto: Marco Borggreve
Concert

Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Paavo Järvi – conductor
Zhang Zuo – piano

  • Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Mahler Symphony No. 5
Royal Festival Hall

Steven Isserlis, credit Satoshi Aoyagi
Concert

Fantasy and Fairytales

Jakub Hrůša – conductor
Steven Isserlis – cello

  • Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
  • Kabalevsky Cello Concerto No. 2
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Royal Festival Hall

Barts Choir
Concert

Barts Choir: Vaughan Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem

Ivor Setterfield – conductor
Anna Devin – soprano
Andrew Staples – tenor
Matthew Stiff – bass
Barts Choir

  • Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem
  • Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
  • Poulenc Gloria
Royal Festival Hall

Portrait of Xian Zhang
Friends event

Mahler: The Song of the Earth Open Rehearsal

Join us for this open rehearsal of Mahler: The Song of the Earth. We recommend you purchase tickets in advance online, or by contacting the Friends Team.

Royal Festival Hall

A musician playing the harp
Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Music for Strings and Harp

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay – violin
Fiona Cornall – violin
Nicholas Bootiman – viola
Deirdre Cooper – cello
Heidi Krutzen – harp

  • Bax Quintet for Harp and Strings
  • R. Murray Schafer Theseus for Harp and String Quartet
Royal Festival Hall

Portrait of Xian Zhang
Concert

Mahler: The Song of the Earth

Xian Zhang – conductor
Claudia Mahnke – mezzo soprano
Andreas Schager – tenor

  • Mozart Symphony No. 25, K.183
  • Mahler Das Lied von der Erde
Royal Festival Hall

Conductor Gergely Madaras on stage
Concert

Dvořák & Mendelssohn

Gergely Madaras – conductor
Andrei Ioniță – cello

MENDELSSOHN Overture in C Major
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8

De Montfort Hall, Leicester