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Guide to the Philharmonia Orchestra

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LondonMusic Of Today: Powerful Monodramas

© Christoph Hellhake
Zender, Manoury
Philharmonia Orchestra; Pierre-André Valade; Salome Kammer; Hilary Summers

LondonPhilharmonia Orchestra - Bruckner, Wagner & Schoenberg Part I

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Wagner, Schoenberg, Bruckner
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen; Camilla Nylund

LondonPhilharmonia Orchestra - Bruckner, Wagner & Schoenberg Part II

© Mika Ranta
Wagner, Schoenberg, Bruckner
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen

LondonThe Bach Choir: Britten War Requiem

© The Bach Choir
Britten: War Requiem, Op.66
Philharmonia Orchestra; David Hill; The Bach Choir; Staats- und Domchor Berlin; Choristers of Westminster Cathedral; Philip Scriven
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Brilliance and excitement in Salonen’s Webern, Mahler and Wagner

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Benjamin Suomela
In a fin de siècle programme, Salonen and the Philharmonia demonstrated visceral excitement, and found ways to reinvent. 
****1
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Contrasting modes of optimism explored at the Three Choirs Festival

Timothy Ridout © Kaupo Kikkas
Hereford Cathedral experiences a mix of sacred and secular explorations of melancholy and triumph, from Stravinsky, Walton, Ravel and Lili Boulanger.
*****
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Disentangling pain and triumph, clarifying hope

Geraint Bowen © Michael Whitefoot
Geraint Bowen directs the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra at Hereford Cathedral in two works once unfairly dismissed.
****1
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A thrilling Gurrelieder from the Philharmonia

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Camilla Tilling © Camilla Greenwell | Philharmonia Orchestra
This was a superbly assured performance in which Esa-Pekka Salonen marshalled his forces with a clear-sighted vision to carve out an account brimming with intensity, energy and commitment.
****1
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“Koreans love music and know how to express it”: Sunwook Kim

Sunwook Kim © Nick Cary | Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Ahead of his performance with the Philharmonia Orchestra, we caught up with the pianist to talk Korea and the Grieg Piano Concerto. 
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From Brno to London: Jakub Hrůša

Jakub Hrůša © Marina Vidor
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.
Heidi Krutzen © Camilla Greenwell
Heidi Krutzen
© Camilla Greenwell