Concerts & Events

Soprano Sarah Connolly, wearing a black shirt, smiling at camera

Three Choirs: The Dream of Gerontius

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Rebecca Hardwick – soprano
Dame Sarah Connolly – mezzo soprano
Nicky Spence – tenor
Neal Davies – bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Bach arr. Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
  • Elgar The Dream of Gerontius
Hereford Cathedral

Bassoonist Guylaine Eckersley in black blouse smiling.
Small-ensemble performance

Foundling Museum: MMSF Fellow Lunchtime Recital

Guylaine Eckersley – bassoon
Mark Rogers – piano

  • Dutilleux Sarabande et cortège
  • Beach Empress of the Night
  • Coleridge-Taylor Five Fairy Ballads
  • Koechlin Trois Piéces
  • Robert Schumann Romances
  • Tansman Sonatine for Bassoon and Piano
Foundling Museum

String Ensemble of Philharmonia members in performance at the Royal Festival Hall.
Small-ensemble performance

Edinburgh International Festival: Philharmonia Chamber Players

Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay, Eugene Lee – violins
Yukiko Ogura, Raphael Masters – violas
Karen Stephenson, Richard Birchall – cellos
Simon Oliver – double bass
Samuel Coles – flute
Tom Blomfield – oboe
Mark van de Wiel – clarinet
Emily Hultmark – bassoon
Diego Incertis Sánchez – horn

  • Gál String Trio Op.104
  • Strauss Metamorphosen (septet version)
  • Farrenc Nonet
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Natalya Romaniw as Rusalka in Garsington Opera production

Edinburgh International Festival: Rusalka

Douglas Boyd – conductor

Natalya Romaniw – Rusalka
Gerard Schneider – Prince
Musa Ngqungwana Vodník
Sky Ingram – Foreign Princess
Christine Rice Ježibaba
John Findon – Gamekeeper
Grace Durham – Kitchen Boy
Marlena Devoe – First Nymph
Heather Lowe – Second Nymph
Stephanie Wake-Edwards – Third Nymph

  • Dvořák Rusalka
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho sitting at a grand piano.

Edinburgh International Festival: Santtu and Seong-Jin Cho

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Seong-Jin Cho – piano

  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 10
Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Soprano Jennifer Davis in white blouse smiling.

Edinburgh International Festival: Fidelio

Sir Donald Runnicles – conductor
Clay Hilley – Florestan
Jennifer Davis – Leonore
Markus Brück – Don Pizarro
Sir Willard White – Don Fernando
Gideon Poppe Jaquino
Kim-Lillian Strebel – Marzelline

Philharmonia Voices

  • Beethoven Fidelio
Usher Hall, Edinburgh


BBC Proms: Romeo and Juliet

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Jennifer Koh – violin

  • Tchaikovsky Swan Lake (excerpts)
  • Missy Mazzoli Violin Concerto, 'Procession'
  • Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
Royal Albert Hall

Principal Viola Yukiko Ogura in performance at Royal Festival Hall

Snape Maltings: Pärt, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

Anu Tali – conductor

  • Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
  • Tchaikovsky Swan Lake, complete excerpts
  • Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, excerpts
Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Soprano Ella Taylor in blue suit.

Bold Tendencies: Symphony of Sorrowful Songs

Rory Macdonald – conductor
Ella Taylor – soprano

  • Górecki Symphony No. 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Bold Tendencies, Peckham

Pianist Daniil Trifonov relaxes by a stream.

Odense: Daniil Trifonov plays Tchaikovsky

Tugan Sokhiev – conductor
Daniil Trifonov – piano

  • Nielsen Saul and David, Prelude to Act 2
  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Brahms Symphony No. 4
Odense Koncerthus

Violinist Maxim Vengerov passionately playing his instrument.

Odense: Maxim Vengerov plays Brahms

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider – conductor
Maxim Vengerov – piano

  • Nielsen Pan and Syrinx
  • Brahms Violin Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
Odense Koncerthus


Bold Tendencies: Jeneba Kanneh-Mason plays Rachmaninov

Roderick Cox – conductor
Jeneba Kanneh-Mason – piano

  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
Bold Tendencies, Peckham

Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia

Cambridge: Santtu conducts Sibelius

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Sayaka Shōji – violin

  • Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducting the Philharmonia at Royal Festival Hall

The Music of Harry Potter

Anthony Weeden – conductor

  • John Williams Music from the Harry Potter movies
The Marlowe, Canterbury

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Pianist Vikingur Olafsson leaning on piano holding a feather.

Santtu and Víkingur Ólafsson

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Víkingur Ólafsson – piano

  • Anna Clyne Masquerade
  • John Adams Must the Devil have all the good tunes?
  • Mahler Symphony No. 5
Royal Festival Hall

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