Concerts & Events

Philharmonia on stage
Concert

Grand Christmas Classics

Programme features well-loved carols including Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Once in Royal David’s City, Joy to the World, and more

Royal Festival Hall

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

Christmas at the Movies
Concert

Christmas at the Movies

Programme features music from classic festive films, including Elf, Home Alone and The Polar Express

Royal Festival Hall

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

Philharmonia Orchestra double basseson stage
Concert

Handel's Messiah

Brian Wright – conductor
Rebecca Bottone – soprano
Kathryn Rudge – mezzo-soprano
William Thomas – bass
Goldsmiths Choral Union
Highgate Choral Society
English Concert Chorus

  • Handel Messiah
Royal Festival Hall

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

No. 2 Horn Kira Doherty
Concert

Philharmonia Brass at Christmas

Philharmonia Orchestra Brass Ensemble

Programme features festive favourites and timeless classics for brass ensemble, including Ding Dong Merrily on HighThe Nutcracker and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3.

The Marlowe, Canterbury

Booking open to Marlowe members. General booking opens on Monday 23 November 2020.

Online concert

Stream - Sunlight on water: Sibelius and Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Online

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

Steven Isserlis on stage
Concert

Steven Isserlis plays Haydn

Philippe Herreweghe – conductor
Steven Isserlis – cello

  • Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
  • Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1
  • Mozart Symphony No. 39
Royal Festival Hall

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

Conductor Eun Sun Kim
Concert

The New World Symphony

Eun Sun Kim – conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor – piano

  • Wagner Siegfried Idyll
  • Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 9, From the New World
Bedford Corn Exchange

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

Principal Bassoon Emily Hultmark
Concert

Stars and Sorcery – the Music of John Williams

Carl Davis – conductor

  • John Williams Soundtracks from films including Harry Potter, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List, Jurassic Park, Jaws and more
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Principal Viola Yukiko Ogura
Concert

Russian Masterworks

Stanislav Kochanovsky – conductor
Gil Shaham – violin

  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
  • Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2
  • Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
De Montfort Hall, Leicester

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

Concert

Violin Virtuosity

Ross Jamie Collins – conductor
Randall Goosby – violin

  • Nielsen Helios Overture
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2
The Marlowe, Canterbury

Violinist Randall Goosby
Concert

Mendelssohn and Sibelius

Ross Jamie Collins – conductor
Randall Goosby – violin

  • Nielsen Helios Overture
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2
De Montfort Hall, Leicester

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

Violinist Randall Goosby
Concert

Mendelssohn and Sibelius

Ross Jamie Collins – conductor
Randall Goosby – violin

  • William Mival Pluen
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2
Bedford Corn Exchange

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