Music Of Today

Get closer to contemporary classical music in the Philharmonia's Music of Today series. This season, join us as we dive into the sound of the 21st century, through music filled with humour, power, tenderness, and much more. Hear us live across at Southbank Centre's Purcell Room and Royal Festival Hall.

Unsuk Chin

Unsuk Chin is the Artistic Director of our Music of Today series.

Unsuk Chin was born in 1961 in Seoul, South Korea.  She studied with Sukhi Kang in Seoul and with György Ligeti in Hamburg, and she has lived in Germany since 1985. Her music has attracted international conductors including Simon Rattle, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kent... Read More

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The Philharmonia Orchestra gratefully acknowledges Esa-Pekka Salonen’s support of Music of Today

Upcoming Concerts

Thursday 14 May 2020, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Michael Francis conductor

Colin Currie percussion

Philippe Hurel Quatre Variations for vibraphone and ensemble

Luke Bedford Staggered Nocturneworld premiere

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Thursday 21 May 2020, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jean Thorel conductor

Hollie Harding What was scatteredworld premiere

Jocelyn Campbell Clubland: X-treme Euphoriaworld premiere

Joel Järventausta New Workworld premiere

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