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Herreweghe conducts Mozart & Bach

Part of Piano Masterworks

Hear the sound of a 21st century orchestra transformed by conductor Philippe Herreweghe, one of the leading lights in the authentic interpretation of Baroque and Classical music.

Mozart’s final symphony, given the nickname ‘Jupiter’ by an enterprising London impresario, is regarded by many as the high point of the Classical period.

In its fourth movement Mozart pays homage to the music of Bach, and takes contrapuntal writing to new heights in a dazzling five-part fugue.

Bach’s Orchestral Suite No.3, scored for strings, trumpets, oboes and timpani, is a series of courtly dances – one of which gave us the melody now better known as ‘Air on the G string’.

Mendelssohn, a hugely influential advocate for Bach’s music, once played the first movement to Goethe, who said that he imagined ‘a procession of elegantly dressed people descending a great staircase.’

Bertrand Chamayou, described by The Guardian as ‘a remarkable musician’, joins the orchestra for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.23.

Mozart wrote this to perform himself, and it displays the full range of his talent as both composer and performer. Sparkling outer movements frame an Adagio full of tender emotion.


Philharmonia Orchestra
Philippe Herreweghe conductor
Bertrand Chamayou piano


JS Bach: Orchestral Suite No.3 in D
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488
Mozart: Symphony No.41 (Jupiter)

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Royal Festival Hall


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Book multiple Philharmonia Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount.
3 – 5 events (10% discount)
6 – 8 events (15% discount)
9 – 11 events (20% discount)
12 – 14 events (25% discount)
15 or more events (30% discount)
These discounts are not available on Premium seats or for the following concerts:
Brian Tyler Returns – Live in Concert (25 Oct 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas with King's College Choir (13 Dec 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas at the Movies (16 Dec 2018), Valentine’s Day Gala (14 Feb 2019).