A world-class symphony orchestra for the 21st century. London (Southbank Centre), UK & touring internationally. Led by Esa-Pekka Salonen. Our audio podcast channel features selected pre-concert talks from our London and UK season.
Philharmonia Orchestra Insights Talk - Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen chat with John Florance
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen chats with John Florance at De Montfort Hall in Leicester: the conversation touches on Sibelius and his Violin Concerto, the relationship between soloist and conductor, and whether you really do need to know the narrative behind a piece of music to truly appreciate it.
Philharmonia Orchestra Insights Talk - Composer Mark-Anthony Turnage talks with Katy Hamilton
Composer Mark-Anthony Turnage talks with writer and presenter Katy Hamilton about his new work for horn, Towards Alba, premiered by Richard Watkins (horn) and the Philharmonia Orchestra on 16 Jan 2020 at the Royal Festival Hall.
Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's 75th birthday celebrations - click for more information: www.philharmonia.co.uk/POat75
Philharmonia Orchestra Insights Talk - Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor) with Natasha Riordan-Eva
Enjoy this wide-ranging talk with conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and Natasha Riordan-Eva, delving into the life of the French composer Lili Boulanger, French impressionist music and early music. Heras-Casado also talks about his extensive recording work and what to do when you've just had too much music!
Philharmonia Orchestra Insights Talk - Elim Chan (conductor) in conversation with John Florance
Conductor Elim Chan speaks to John Florence at De Montfort Hall in Leicester in a fascinating pre-concert talk that covers ballet, dreams of being a coroner and why conducting orchestras can be like dating.
Special Release: Philharmonia Orchestra - Birth of a Legend - with Jon Tolansky
Celebrating 75 years of the Philharmonia
Philharmonia Orchestra Insights Talk - Gavin Plumley on the Berg Violin Concerto
Gavin Plumley, Series Advisor to the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis, presents another look at Alban Berg's Violin Concerto, demonstrating how the simple dedication, "To the memory of an angel," tells only part of the story. Please note that the first five minutes of the talk were not recorded after a technical fault.