Events in this series

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Jing Zhao performs Tan Dun

Tan Dun conducts his Crouching Tiger Concerto, a work inspired from his Oscar-winning score, and Intercourse of Fire a and nd Water, alongside Britten's Four Sea Interludes and...

Past events in this series

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Opera Gala

Thursday 15 September 2016, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Opera Gala

This opera gala concert brings you outstanding overtures, poignant arias and beautiful duets from some of the world’s favourite operas.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday 2 October 2016, 7.00pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A Letter from America with Garrison Keillor

Ensure to book early for this rare opportunity to see American author, storyteller, humourist and radio personality, Garrison Keillor in concert. His first in the UK since his...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 12 October 2016, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Pierre Vallet conducts a programme of Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Elizabeth Sombart, and Beethoven's joyous Fourth Symphony. Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture opens the...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday 21 October 2016, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

and City of London Choir

Hilary Davan Wetton leads the City of London Choir for another instalment of music from masters of the Classical era - Mozart and Haydn - including Mozart’s popular Piano...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday 23 October 2016, 7.00pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Chen Gang/He Zhanhao’s programmatic Violin Concerto encapsulates ancient China with its use of oriental sonorities and techniques. Saint-Saëns lively showpiece Introduction and...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 25 October 2016, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphonic Soundscapes - The Music of Prokofiev and Sibelius

After roaring success with his From Paris to New York, Alexander Shelley has compiled another series, focusing on music by eminent composers Sibelius and Prokofiev. Tonight's...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 29 November 2016, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Jennifer Pike joins the RPO for Bruch’s fiendish and heart-wrenching Violin Concerto which is followed by Saint-Saëns’ epic Organ Symphony. Mozart's Overture to The Magic...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 6 December 2016, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A Choral Christmas

Join the Orchestra and the City of London Choir for a classical Christmas celebration including extracts from Handel’s Messiah, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and Bach’s...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

Sunday 18 December 2016, 3.00pm and 7.00pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

With special guest vocalists, this fun, festive concert is back for two delightful performances of sparkling festive songs and music including arrangements of Michael Bublé,...

RPO Preludes: Cello Ensemble

Wednesday 18 January 2017, 6.15pm

RPO Preludes: Cello Ensemble

The first of this year's RPO Preludes features the RPO’s cello section as it performs a popular and sprightly selection of pieces from around the world, including works by Villa...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 18 January 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Emmanuel Siffert conducts Brahms' much-loved Violin Concerto, with soloist Wolfgang David, and Tchaikovsky's magnificent Fourth Symphony. The UK premiere of David Gompper’s...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 25 January 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphonic Soundscapes - The Music of Prokofiev and Sibelius

Prokofiev's delightful First and energetic Third Symphonies frame Sibelius' passionate Violin Concerto, performed by outstanding British violinist Chloë Hanslip, under the baton...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday 29 January 2017, 3.00pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphonic Soundscapes - The Music of Prokofiev and Sibelius

Alexander Shelley conducts Sibelius' melodic First and tempestuous Seventh Symphonies, framing Prokofiev's magical First Violin Concerto performed by Ning Feng.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 14 February 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Everlasting Love: Songs of the 60s

Join the Orchestra for a perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day as the RPO performs a sparkling programme of '60s Love Songs. Led by distinguished conductor Richard Balcombe...

RPO Preludes

Tuesday 14 March 2017, 6.15pm

RPO Preludes

Mozart: Clarinet Quintet

Katherine Lacy, clarinet, and principal members of the RPO string section perform Mozart's Clarinet Quintet, one of the composer's most admired chamber music works.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 14 March 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A programme of Wagner's ravishing Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin, Elgar's heart-wrenching Cello Concerto with soloist Raphael Wallfisch, and Beethoven's noble Seventh Symphony.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Thursday 23 March 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

with City of London Choir

Two choral works - Mozart's Tantum Ergo and Haydn's Theresienmesse - frame Mozart's brooding Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, performed by Leon McCawley. Hilary Davan Wetton...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Thursday 30 March 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphonic Soundscapes - The Music of Prokofiev and Sibelius

Alexander Shelley continues his series exploring the works of Sibelius and Prokofiev with a programme of Sibelius' Tapiola and Fifth Symphony and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 5...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Thursday 6 April 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth conducts Sibelius’ delightful Karelia Suite, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.1 with soloist Natasha Paremski, and excerpts from Tchaikovsky's magnificent...

RPO Preludes

Thursday 4 May 2017, 6.15pm

RPO Preludes

Brahms: String Quintet No. 2

Opening with a soaring theme, Brahms’ Second String Quintet is a work full of passionate expression, involving much contrast and musical conversation between the instruments....

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Thursday 4 May 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tasmin Little performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, which is followed by Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony, conducted by Christoph König. Wagner's rousing Overture to Die...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 23 May 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Schubert's lyrical, unfinished Eighth Symphony and Brahms' Fourth Symphony with its joyful conclusion, frame Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 with soloist Danny Driver, under the...

RPO Preludes

Friday 16 June 2017, 6.15pm

RPO Preludes

Prokofiev & Berio

Prokofiev’s Quintet, Op. 39 - excitingly unpredictable combining spiky, energetic passages with lyrical lines - and Berio’s Sequenza V for solo trombone, which involves some...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday 16 June 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A programme of Debussy's dreamy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Beethoven's elegant Violin Concerto with soloist Jan Mráček, and Shostakovich's imposing Fifth Symphony,...

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2016-17 Resident Season

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) continues the celebration of its 70th anniversary at its resident home, Cadogan Hall, bringing you a variety of repertoire from outstanding international artists.

We are delighted to be joined by the young and dynamic Alexander Shelley for a new concert series, exploring music by eminent composers Sibelius and Prokofiev, as well as welcoming Garrison Keillor, storyteller and humourist, for a witty performance with the RPO. Ending this season are two Christmas extravaganzas – A Choral Christmas with the City of London Choir and the perennial festive-favourite, Christmas Cracker.

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