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Roopa Panesar, sitaar player
6:00 pm
Sun 20 Sep 2020
6:00 pm | Sun 20 Sep 2020
classical music
Be transported by high-energy melodic and rhythmic improvisation on sitar and tabla
Be transported by high-energy melodic and rhythmic improvisation on sitar and tabla
Andrew Zolinsky, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 21 Sep 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 21 Sep 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Copland's epic, visionary Piano Fantasy sits alongside premieres from Carla Bley and Ian Gardiner
Copland's epic, visionary Piano Fantasy sits alongside premieres from Carla Bley and Ian...
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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Various times
Thu 24 Sep 2020
Various times | Thu 24 Sep 2020
classical music
Two works inspired by an ancient Greek creation story open the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new season
Two works inspired by an ancient Greek creation story open the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new season
Jordi Savall, conductor

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7:30 pm
Fri 25 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 25 Sep 2020
classical music
Step into the ravishingly beautiful world of the French baroque with musical pioneer Jordi Savall
Step into the ravishingly beautiful world of the French baroque with musical pioneer Jordi Savall
Film still from The Lodger (1927), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
7:15 pm
Sun 27 Sep 2020
7:15 pm | Sun 27 Sep 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
See ‘the first true Hitchcock movie’ with a chill-inducing orchestral score by Neil Brand.
See ‘the first true Hitchcock movie’ with a chill-inducing orchestral score by Neil Brand.
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sun 27 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 27 Sep 2020
classical music
Christoph von Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra for an all-Brahms concert
Christoph von Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra for an all-Brahms concert
Edward Gardner, conductor

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8:00 pm
Wed 30 Sep 2020
8:00 pm | Wed 30 Sep 2020
classical music
BROADCAST: The London Philharmonic Orchestra performs Beethoven’s remarkable Fifth
BROADCAST: The London Philharmonic Orchestra performs Beethoven’s remarkable Fifth
Frank Zappa, instrumentalist
7:30 pm
Thu 01 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Aurora Orchestra explores ideas of time from playful to nightmarish with Zappa’s zany masterpiece
Aurora Orchestra explores ideas of time from playful to nightmarish with Zappa’s zany masterpiece
Denis Kozukhin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 01 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Oct 2020
classical music
The Philharmonia Orchestra makes hay with two of Dvorák's sunniest works
The Philharmonia Orchestra makes hay with two of Dvorák's sunniest works
A crowd at The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall

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1:00 pm
Sat 03 Oct 2020
1:00 pm | Sat 03 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter new soundworlds and get involved in music-making with the London Sinfonietta
Enter new soundworlds and get involved in music-making with the London Sinfonietta
A member of Southbank SInfonia orchestra and Sian Edwards,
7:30 pm
Sun 04 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 04 Oct 2020
classical music
The orchestra’s high-energy musicians perform two 20th-century masterpieces
The orchestra’s high-energy musicians perform two 20th-century masterpieces
Eric Lu, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 06 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Oct 2020
classical music
A hot-property pianist journeys from the privacy of the confessional to the horror of war.
A hot-property pianist journeys from the privacy of the confessional to the horror of war.
Marina Sosnina, sand artist

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7:30 pm
Tue 06 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Oct 2020
classical music
Joy awaits in The Nutcracker with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, illustrated by live sand art
Joy awaits in The Nutcracker with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, illustrated by live sand art
Matthew Barley, cellist

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6:00 pm
Sat 10 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Sat 10 Oct 2020
classical music
Matthew Barley reimagines Beethoven’s works of solace in a spirit of improvisation and discussion
Matthew Barley reimagines Beethoven’s works of solace in a spirit of improvisation and discussion
Isabelle Faust, violinist

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Various times
Sun 11 Oct 2020
Various times | Sun 11 Oct 2020
classical music
Two key 20th-century composers sweep you off your feet with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Two key 20th-century composers sweep you off your feet with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 15 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 15 Oct 2020
classical music
Enter the sanctuary of the concert hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter the sanctuary of the concert hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Feinstein Ensemble, musical group
7:45 pm
Thu 15 Oct 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 15 Oct 2020
classical music
Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann challenged the best musicians of their day with these breathtaking pieces
Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann challenged the best musicians of their day with these breathtaking pieces
Crouch End Festival Chorus on stage
7:30 pm
Sun 18 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 18 Oct 2020
classical music
London Orchestra da Camera and Crouch End Festival Chorus celebrate 50 years since the moon landing
London Orchestra da Camera and Crouch End Festival Chorus celebrate 50 years since the moon landing
A member of Chineke! playing the French horn
7:30 pm
Mon 19 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 19 Oct 2020
classical music
The orchestra and soloist perform one of the best known piano concertos in classical music
The orchestra and soloist perform one of the best known piano concertos in classical music
Christian Curnyn

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7:00 pm
Tue 20 Oct 2020
7:00 pm | Tue 20 Oct 2020
classical music
A biblical story dramatises the many facets of love, from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
A biblical story dramatises the many facets of love, from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Tasmin Little, violinist
7:30 pm
Thu 22 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 22 Oct 2020
classical music
The great British violinist gives her final Southbank Centre recital
The great British violinist gives her final Southbank Centre recital
Isata Kanneh-Mason, musician

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3:00 pm
Sun 25 Oct 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 25 Oct 2020
classical music
Meet a quintessentially Romantic trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Meet a quintessentially Romantic trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Víkingur Ólafsson, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 27 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 27 Oct 2020
classical music
For a breath of fresh air, try elegant French music and Mussorgsky’s majestic musical pictures
For a breath of fresh air, try elegant French music and Mussorgsky’s majestic musical pictures
Anna Thorvaldsdottir, composer

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6:00 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
Music challenges tyranny in the Philharmonia Orchestra's tribute to the two composers
Music challenges tyranny in the Philharmonia Orchestra's tribute to the two composers
Southbank SInfonia performing
7:30 pm
Mon 02 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 02 Nov 2020
classical music
Conductor Gabor Takács-Nagy brings his trademark high energy to Mendelssohn’s otherworldly melodies
Conductor Gabor Takács-Nagy brings his trademark high energy to Mendelssohn’s otherworldly...
Louis Schwizgebel, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 05 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 05 Nov 2020
classical music
American jazz meets an Old Testament tale in a concert of contrasts from the Philharmonia Orchestra
American jazz meets an Old Testament tale in a concert of contrasts from the Philharmonia Orchestra
Southbank Sinfonia musicians playing at Royal festival Hall
7:30 pm
Sun 08 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 08 Nov 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Southbank Sinfonia present a live concert version of Elizabeth Alker’s cult Radio 3 programme
Southbank Sinfonia present a live concert version of Elizabeth Alker’s cult Radio 3 programme
London Philharmonic Orchestra performing on stage
7:30 pm
Tue 10 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 10 Nov 2020
classical music
Classical music concerts have supported homelessness charity The Passage for 20 years
Classical music concerts have supported homelessness charity The Passage for 20 years
Imogen Cooper, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 11 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 11 Nov 2020
classical music
This British pianist has made central monuments of the Viennese piano literature her own
This British pianist has made central monuments of the Viennese piano literature her own
Elim Chan, conductor

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Various times
Thu 12 Nov 2020
Various times | Thu 12 Nov 2020
classical music
From the piccolo to the contrabassoon, every musician in the Philharmonia Orchestra gets to shine
From the piccolo to the contrabassoon, every musician in the Philharmonia Orchestra gets to shine
Abel Selaocoe, cello
7:30 pm
Tue 17 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 17 Nov 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
South African cellist Abel Selaocoe and the BBC Concert Orchestra perform at London Jazz Festival
South African cellist Abel Selaocoe and the BBC Concert Orchestra perform at London Jazz Festival
Marie Hecker

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7:30 pm
Thu 19 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 19 Nov 2020
classical music
Relish an essential masterpiece with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Relish an essential masterpiece with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Steven Devine, pianist

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7:00 pm
Mon 23 Nov 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 23 Nov 2020
classical music
Encounter the ‘Swedish Mozart’ with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Encounter the ‘Swedish Mozart’ with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Jerusalem Quartet

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7:30 pm
Tue 24 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 24 Nov 2020
classical music
Alexandra Dariescu joins one of the great quartets of our time to perform music of unbridled emotion
Alexandra Dariescu joins one of the great quartets of our time to perform music of unbridled emotion
Young choir performing
7:00 pm
Wed 25 Nov 2020
7:00 pm | Wed 25 Nov 2020
classical music
The school’s young musicians perform crowd-pleasing pieces by Rachmaninov and Britten
The school’s young musicians perform crowd-pleasing pieces by Rachmaninov and Britten
Orchestra and conductor performing
7:00 pm
Thu 26 Nov 2020
7:00 pm | Thu 26 Nov 2020
classical music
It’s the 250th anniversary of the 14-year-old Mozart’s ambitious opera – hear it from The Mozartists
It’s the 250th anniversary of the 14-year-old Mozart’s ambitious opera – hear it from The...
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sun 29 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 29 Nov 2020
classical music
Herbert Blomstedt joins the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of its 75th birthday celebrations
Herbert Blomstedt joins the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of its 75th birthday celebrations
 Isabelle Demers, organist

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7:30 pm
Mon 30 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 30 Nov 2020
classical music
Admire three different images of Bach the organist and Marcel Dupré’s most dazzling display piece
Admire three different images of Bach the organist and Marcel Dupré’s most dazzling display piece
Pierre-Laurent Aimard.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Tue 01 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 01 Dec 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Aimard, Queyras and Simpson open up Helmut Lachenmann’s jewel box of resonance, detail and gentility
Aimard, Queyras and Simpson open up Helmut Lachenmann’s jewel box of resonance, detail and...
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 02 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 02 Dec 2020
classical music
Witness a bold and personal take on the Beethoven anniversary from a master craftsman of the piano
Witness a bold and personal take on the Beethoven anniversary from a master craftsman of the piano
Conductor with London SInfonietta
7:30 pm
Thu 03 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 03 Dec 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The London premiere of James Dillon’s otherworldly fairy tale, with the London Sinfonietta
The London premiere of James Dillon’s otherworldly fairy tale, with the London Sinfonietta
Messiah concert in Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Fri 04 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 04 Dec 2020
classical music
350 voices join together in monumental harmony in Handel’s choral masterpiece
350 voices join together in monumental harmony in Handel’s choral masterpiece
BBC Concert Orchestra musicians
7:30 pm
Fri 04 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 04 Dec 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The BBC Concert Orchestra’s winter mix-tape features a liner list of Bach, Pärt and Max Richter
The BBC Concert Orchestra’s winter mix-tape features a liner list of Bach, Pärt and Max Richter
Tabita Berglund, conductor

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3:00 pm
Sun 06 Dec 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 06 Dec 2020
classical music
Head north with the Philharmonia Orchestra for an afternoon of Scandinavian classics
Head north with the Philharmonia Orchestra for an afternoon of Scandinavian classics
Members of National Children's Orchesra
3:00 pm
Sun 06 Dec 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 06 Dec 2020
classical music
The young musicians embrace the drama of music by Dukas and Prokofiev
The young musicians embrace the drama of music by Dukas and Prokofiev
Alina Ibragimova

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7:00 pm
Tue 08 Dec 2020
7:00 pm | Tue 08 Dec 2020
classical music
Rally to music that challenged convention with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Rally to music that challenged convention with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Riccardo Muti, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 10 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 10 Dec 2020
classical music
The Philharmonia and its former Principal Conductor raise the roof
The Philharmonia and its former Principal Conductor raise the roof
The organ in Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Sat 09 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 09 Jan 2021
classical music
Orchestra, choir and the ‘king of instruments’ perform essential classics
Orchestra, choir and the ‘king of instruments’ perform essential classics
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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7:00 pm
Wed 13 Jan 2021
7:00 pm | Wed 13 Jan 2021
classical music
Concert becomes game-show as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes on the best of Baroque
Concert becomes game-show as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes on the best of Baroque

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7:30 pm
Sat 16 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 16 Jan 2021
classical music
Daniel Barenboim and his son Michael Barenboim join Kian Soltani for Beethoven’s joyous piano trios
Daniel Barenboim and his son Michael Barenboim join Kian Soltani for Beethoven’s joyous piano...
Barenboim, Barenboim & Soltani, musical trio

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7:30 pm
Sun 17 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 17 Jan 2021
classical music
Barenboim’s new ensemble reaches the summit in its ascent of Beethoven’s piano trios
Barenboim’s new ensemble reaches the summit in its ascent of Beethoven’s piano trios
Russell Keable, conductor of Kensington Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm
Mon 18 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 18 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The orchestra offers a Cuban holiday, a modern masterpiece and Shakespeare brought to musical life
The orchestra offers a Cuban holiday, a modern masterpiece and Shakespeare brought to musical life
Kenny Broberg, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 18 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Mon 18 Jan 2021
classical music
The American pianist first came to international attention in 2017 and has since won major awards
The American pianist first came to international attention in 2017 and has since won major awards
Mark Padmore, tenor
7:45 pm
Tue 19 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Tue 19 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
A world premiere by Luke Bedford brings past voices into the present, with the London Sinfonietta
A world premiere by Luke Bedford brings past voices into the present, with the London Sinfonietta
Still from an animation about Wagner's Ring Cycle
12:00 pm
Sat 23 Jan 2021
12:00 pm | Sat 23 Jan 2021
classical music
courses & workshops
Why do so many people rate Wagner’s Ring Cycle number one?
Why do so many people rate Wagner’s Ring Cycle number one?
Ignatz Johnson's illustration of Wagner's Ring Cycle
12:00 pm
Sun 24 Jan 2021
12:00 pm | Sun 24 Jan 2021
classical music
courses & workshops
The second of our study days offers new insights into a passion-inspiring opera experience
The second of our study days offers new insights into a passion-inspiring opera experience
Portrait of Conductor, Vladimir Jurowski
Various times
25 Jan 2021 - 5 Feb 2021
Various times | 25 Jan 2021 - 5 Feb 2021
classical music
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents the opening chapter of Wagner’s Ring Cycle in all its mythic power
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents the opening chapter of Wagner’s Ring Cycle in all its...
 Robert Quinney, organist

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7:30 pm
Tue 26 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 26 Jan 2021
classical music
Perfection, mischief and magic abound in an all-Bach evening
Perfection, mischief and magic abound in an all-Bach evening
Marc-André Hamelin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 27 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 27 Jan 2021
classical music
A musician in a class of his own plays sensational and sensitive masterpieces for piano
A musician in a class of his own plays sensational and sensitive masterpieces for piano
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
7:30 pm
Thu 28 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 28 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Music and poetry combine in a concert about immigration and identity, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Music and poetry combine in a concert about immigration and identity, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Torsten Kerl, singer
Various times
29 Jan 2021 - 8 Feb 2021
Various times | 29 Jan 2021 - 8 Feb 2021
classical music
As part of Wagner’s Ring Cycle 2021, London Philharmonic Orchestra performs the third part of the epic work
As part of Wagner’s Ring Cycle 2021, London Philharmonic Orchestra performs the third part of the...
Crouch End Festival Chorus on stage
7:30 pm
Sat 30 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 30 Jan 2021
classical music
The siblings’ music is showcased by the London Mozart Players and Crouch End Festival Chorus
The siblings’ music is showcased by the London Mozart Players and Crouch End Festival Chorus
7:45 pm
Sat 30 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Sat 30 Jan 2021
classical music
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Lise Lindstrom, soprano
Various times
31 Jan 2021 - 10 Feb 2021
Various times | 31 Jan 2021 - 10 Feb 2021
classical music
One world ends and another dawns in the epic final opera of Wagner’s Ring Cycle
One world ends and another dawns in the epic final opera of Wagner’s Ring Cycle
Corinthian Orchestra performing
7:30 pm
Mon 01 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 01 Feb 2021
classical music
The orchestra performs three highly charged 20th-century concertos – well, almost
The orchestra performs three highly charged 20th-century concertos – well, almost
English Arts Chorale on stage
7:30 pm
Tue 02 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 02 Feb 2021
classical music
A vivid, dramatic tale of the Old Testament prophet by a popular Romantic composer
A vivid, dramatic tale of the Old Testament prophet by a popular Romantic composer
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 04 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 04 Feb 2021
classical music
Survey sweeping symphonic soundscapes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Survey sweeping symphonic soundscapes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Irene Theorin, soprano

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7:30 pm
Sun 07 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 07 Feb 2021
classical music
Greek tragedy strikes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Greek tragedy strikes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Nelson Freire, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 09 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 09 Feb 2021
classical music
Music by Beethoven, Brahms and Wagner reaches new heights of emotional fervour
Music by Beethoven, Brahms and Wagner reaches new heights of emotional fervour
Rafael Payare, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 11 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 11 Feb 2021
classical music
Settle in for two masterpieces of musical storytelling with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Settle in for two masterpieces of musical storytelling with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enrique Mazzola, conductor

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5:00 pm
Sun 14 Feb 2021
5:00 pm | Sun 14 Feb 2021
classical music
Happy Valentine’s Day, from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Happy Valentine’s Day, from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
7:30 pm
Mon 15 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 15 Feb 2021
classical music
One of Germany’s most distinguished orchestras brings the monumental sound of Bruckner to Royal Festival Hall
One of Germany’s most distinguished orchestras brings the monumental sound of Bruckner to Royal...
7:30 pm
Tue 16 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 16 Feb 2021
classical music
Recall Bruckner’s final farewell, played by a heavyweight among German orchestras
Recall Bruckner’s final farewell, played by a heavyweight among German orchestras
Jess Gillam, musician

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7:30 pm
Wed 17 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 17 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Reel and wheel through Michael Nyman’s pulse-racing concerto with star saxophonist Jess Gillam
Reel and wheel through Michael Nyman’s pulse-racing concerto with star saxophonist Jess Gillam
Laurence Equilbey, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 18 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 18 Feb 2021
classical music
Take a musical voyage to Italy with Mendelssohn and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Take a musical voyage to Italy with Mendelssohn and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Gaspard the Fox
Various times
Sat 20 Feb 2021
Various times | Sat 20 Feb 2021
classical music
Two animal stories come to life for the whole family, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Two animal stories come to life for the whole family, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Child playing the ukulele in Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer
2:00 pm
Sun 21 Feb 2021
2:00 pm | Sun 21 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Set sail for music full of excitement and adventure, conjuring up sea voyages and dragons
Set sail for music full of excitement and adventure, conjuring up sea voyages and dragons
Chineke! performing on stage
7:30 pm
Sun 21 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 21 Feb 2021
classical music
The orchestra combines with percussion and double bass to perform a London premiere
The orchestra combines with percussion and double bass to perform a London premiere
Nicola Benedetti, violinist

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7:00 pm
Mon 22 Feb 2021
7:00 pm | Mon 22 Feb 2021
classical music
A national treasure joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a landmark violin concerto
A national treasure joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a landmark violin concerto
Parliament Choir on stage at Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Mon 22 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 22 Feb 2021
classical music
The Parliament Choir unites MPs, Peers and staff of the Palace of Westminster in song
The Parliament Choir unites MPs, Peers and staff of the Palace of Westminster in song
Chopin Competition Winner graphic

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7:30 pm
Tue 23 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 23 Feb 2021
classical music
See the winner of the world’s most competitive single-composer piano competition, live in concert
See the winner of the world’s most competitive single-composer piano competition, live in concert
London Sinfonietta performing on stage
7:30 pm
Wed 24 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Vimbayi Kaziboni conducts a brand new work by George Lewis, performed by the London Sinfonietta
Vimbayi Kaziboni conducts a brand new work by George Lewis, performed by the London Sinfonietta
Edward Gardner, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 24 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Feb 2021
classical music
British music and raw emotion go together surprisingly well with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
British music and raw emotion go together surprisingly well with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tyshawn Sorey, composer
7:15 pm
Thu 25 Feb 2021
7:15 pm | Thu 25 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Meet a musical polymath with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Meet a musical polymath with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Víkingur Ólafsson, pianist
9:00 pm
Thu 25 Feb 2021
9:00 pm | Thu 25 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
One of today’s most versatile pianists joins the Philharmonia Orchestra
One of today’s most versatile pianists joins the Philharmonia Orchestra

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4:00 pm
Sat 27 Feb 2021
4:00 pm | Sat 27 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Brand new music from the celebrated pioneers of the contemporary string quartet
Brand new music from the celebrated pioneers of the contemporary string quartet
Alban Gerhardt, cellist

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7:30 pm
Sat 27 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 27 Feb 2021
classical music
Music is the final frontier in a concert of premieres with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Music is the final frontier in a concert of premieres with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

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3:00 pm
Sun 28 Feb 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 28 Feb 2021
classical music
Two key 20th-century composers are at their most playful in this Philharmonia Orchestra concert
Two key 20th-century composers are at their most playful in this Philharmonia Orchestra concert
The Bach Choir on stage at Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Wed 03 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 03 Mar 2021
classical music
Italian opera genius Rossini described this ‘little solemn mass’ as ‘the last of my sins of old age'
Italian opera genius Rossini described this ‘little solemn mass’ as ‘the last of my sins of...

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Listen to this Spotify playlist of eight classical pieces to get you in a festive mood
All you need to know about the Australian violinist, composer and conductor
Enjoy this rare archive backstage footage of the celebrated cellist, 30 years on from her tragic passing
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All you need to know about our Artist in Residence

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Music professor Laura Tunbridge explains when and why the great composer wrote his masterpiece

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