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Guide to the Philharmonia Orchestra

March 2018
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BasingstokeVoices of Revolution: Russia 1917

© Keith Saunders
Mosolov, Prokofiev, Glière
Philharmonia Orchestra; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Behzod Abduraimov; Ailish Tynan

LondonVoices of Revolution: Workers & The State

© Keith Saunders
Mosolov, Prokofiev, Glière
Philharmonia Orchestra; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Ailish Tynan; Behzod Abduraimov

LondonBrahms Requiem

© Frank Vinken
Philharmonia Orchestra; Karl-Heinz Steffens; Elsa Dreisig; Michael Kraus; Philharmonia Chorus

BedfordTchaikovsky: Symphony no.4

© Ben Ealovega
Brahms, Birchall, Tchaikovsky
Philharmonia Orchestra; Michael Collins; Timothy Walden
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Hrůša on the verge of greatness?

Jakub Hrůša © V Krsul
How do you prepare a new production at a major opera house, then stroll across the Thames to lead a fine and distinctive Mahler Five? 
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One step towards paradise: Chen Reiss and the Philharmonia

Chen Reiss © Paul Marc Mitchell
A majestic Mahler 4 from the Philharmonia under Lahav Shani, crowned by Chen Reiss’ wide-eyed rendition of Das himmlische Leben
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Järvi and the Philharmonia Orchestra present a Bohemian feast

Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas
In performing the three late masterpieces by Dvořák, Järvi found different ways to triumph. 
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The Philharmonia's Carnival in Prague

Lucienne Renaudin Vary © Simon Fowler
Paavo Järvi finds a bracing approach to Dvořák with the Philharmonia in Bedford. 
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Jakub Hrůša © Marina Vidor

From Brno to London: Jakub Hrůša

Last week, Czech conductor Jakub Hrůša was appointed as one of two new Principal Guest Conductors of the Philharmonia Orchestra from the 2017/18 season. Before the announcement, Jakub talked to us about his experience working with the orchestra thus far and about Smetana’s Má vlast which he conducts next season.
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Esa-Pekka Salonen has a restless innovation that marks him as one of the most important artists in classical music. Salonen is the Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Philharmonia Orchestra and Conductor Laureate for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where he was Music Director from 1992 until 2009.
Heidi Krutzen © Camilla Greenwell
Heidi Krutzen
© Camilla Greenwell