Philharmonia Orchestra Audio Podcast: Insights
Esa-Pekka Salonen and Peter Sellars’s Tristan und Isolde, with video art by Bill Viola, was premièred in Los Angeles in 2004 and has subsequently been revived in Paris and New York to great acclaim. Esa-Pekka Salonenand the Philharmonia Orchestra bring the production to the UK and other European venues, and this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage shows just how complex a production this is.
Direct download: 100908_podcast.mp3
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Set to complete his Rachmaninov Cycle with the Philharmonia this month, pianist Nikolai Lugansky plays excerpts from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and takes a closer look at this work.
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Conductor Tugan Sokhiev discusses performing Stravinsky's Rite of Spring with the Philharmonia Orchestra, explaining why it still feels fresh nearly a century since its riotous première.
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Pianist Nikolai Lugansky guides us through Rachmaninov's Fourth Concerto; the latest in our podcast series accompanying the Philharmonia's Rachmaninov Cycle.
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Animateur Paul Rissmann guides us through Bartok's most famous orchestral work with help from Philharmonia Orchestra musicians.
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Philharmonia brass players perform Silent Night on London's South Bank. You can send this video as a personalised e-card to your friends and family by visiting http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/christmas (from 14 Dec)
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Soprano Christine Brewer spoke to us about her approach to Wagner, in preparation for her forthcoming concert with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras.
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Christoph von Dohnányi talks to the Philharmonia's Principal Percussionist David Corkhill about his career as a conductor ahead of his 80th Birthday concert with the orchestra.
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Julian Johnson goes behind the scenes on the Philharmonia Orchestra's new production of Berg's opera Wozzeck, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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Esa-Pekka Salonen and Magnus Lindberg discuss their friendship, collaborations and Lindberg's new work GRAFFITI which will receive its UK première at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on 1 October.
Direct download: 090918_podcast.mp3
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