Concerts & Events

Pekka Kuusisto
Concert

Pekka Kuusisto: Four Seasons, four seascapes

Pekka Kuusisto – conductor/violin
Ale Carr – folk musician

  • Isobel Waller-Bridge Temperatures (world premiere)
  • Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
  • vivaldi The Four Seasons, with improvisation between movements
Royal Festival Hall

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

Photo of conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Santtu conducts Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Bedford Corn Exchange

Photo of conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Santtu conducts Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Bedford Corn Exchange

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

Small-ensemble performance

Philharmonia Chamber Players: Theseus

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay – violin
Fiona Cornall – violin
Gijs Kramer – viola
Deirdre Cooper – cello
Heidi Krutzen – harp

  • Bax Quintet for Harp and Strings
  • Raymond Murray Schafer Theseus
Royal Festival Hall

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Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Sunlight on water: Sibelius and Beethoven

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Pekka Kuusisto – violin

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
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
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Nutcracker: Santtu conducts Tchaikovsky

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Yefim Bronfman – piano

  • Rossini Semiramide Overture
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite
Royal Festival Hall

Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Concert

Nutcracker: Santtu conducts Tchaikovsky

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Yefim Bronfman – piano

  • Rossini Semiramide Overture
  • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite
Royal Festival Hall

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

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.

John Wilson conducting on stage
Concert

Cardiff: John Wilson conducts Elgar

John Wilson – conductor
James Ehnes – violin

  • Sullivan Overture, The Yeomen of the Guard
  • Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
  • Elgar Symphony No. 1
St David's Hall, Cardiff

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.