Philharmonia Orchestra Audio Podcast (general)

Celebrating 75 years of the Philharmonia

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Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Principal Guest Conductor and Alistair Mackie, Principal Trumpet in conversation ahead of the Philharmonia's concert on Sunday 24th April, which included Elgar's Cello Concerto performed by Alban Gerhardt and Holst's 'The Planets'.

This Pre-Concert Talk was also broadcast live on Facebook, which can be found at the following link:…154213671097202/

Rouvali's next concert with the Philharmonia is on Thursday 5th October 2017, the programme for which will include Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'. Book tickets here:…an_exhibition

Direct download: 170423_rouvali_mackie.m4a
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Conductor Rafael Payare and classical music writer Jessica Duchen in conversation ahead of the Philharmonia's concert on Thursday 9th March, which included Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.1 in D, Op. 19 featuring violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances, Op.45. 


Direct download: 170309_PCT_payare_duchen.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40am UTC

Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Esa-Pekka Salonen and Tom Service discuss Stravinsky, Ligeti and Ravel ahead of the Philharmonia's recent concert on Sunday 19th February.

The Salonen/Aimard Inspirations series continues this Thursday 23rd Feb at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, with a programme including Beethoven's 5th Piano Concerto, 'Emperor', and the London première of Tansy Davies's 'Forest', a concerto for four horns.…and_beethoven

Direct download: 170219_salonen_aimard_service_PCT.m4a
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Violist Lawrence Power, conductor John Wilson and Principal Bassoon Robin O'Neill in conversation ahead of the Philharmonia's latest concert on Thursday 12th February, which featured Walton's Viola Concerto.

If you're interested in seeing more of Power performing live, his next concert with the Philharmonia is on 1st June 2017 at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall -

Direct download: 170214_power_oneill_wilson.m4a
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*NEW SERIES* Philharmonia Orchestra Backstage Pass: Music of Today

Jump into the present day as we focus on contemporary music in the latest episode of Backstage Pass. Leave Mozart and Beethoven aside for fifteen minutes, it’s all about the composers bringing their work to life today. Listen out for dancing clarinetists, jazzy riffs and unexpected collaborations.

This podcast features interviews with Unsuk Chin, Anders Hillborg and Kevin John Edusei.

Direct download: Backstage_Pass__Music_of_Today.mp3
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