Pre-Concert Talks

Album release, March 2017

Under Paavo Järvi, the Philharmonia performs three characteristically fiery works by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen: the Flute and Clarinet Concertos, and the Aladdin Suite. Find out more.

Album release, September 2016

This second recording from the Philharmonia and Esa-Pekka Salonen’s 2011 Bela Bartók series, Infernal Dance, features three works: one-act pantomime The Miraculous Mandarin; the six-movement Dance Suite; and Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano, performed by Philharmonia Concertmaster Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Principal Clarinet Mark van de Wiel, and pianist Yefim Bronfman. Find out more.

Vladimir Ashkenazy on Rachmaninov

Music of Today 2015/16

The Philharmonia's free, early evening Music of Today series offers audiences the chance to hear new music. The composer is usually present to introduce and discuss their work, offering insight into the music performed and the process of composition. Hear excerpts from the 2015/16 season. Find out more about Music of Today.