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An Interview with Susanne Hou

On 25 September the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Nelson, begins an exciting tour of the Far East with a concert in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. It continues with concerts in Beijing, Shanghai and Nanjing before culminating with a final concert in Beijing, at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.  

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Meet Francesca Dego: Bruch, Mendelssohn and her life in the spotlight

Francesca Dego is considered to be one of the best Italian violinists of her generation. Later this year she makes her debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the Mendelssohn and Bruch Violin Concertos at The Baths Hall Scunthorpe on Wednesday 22nd, The Hawth Crawley on Thursday 23rd and Northampton Royal & Derngate on Sunday 26th November. We found out more about the young soloist and how she found herself in the spotlight...

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Meet the RPO: Principal French Horn Laurence Davies – From Wiltshire to world-class orchestra

Laurence Davies, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal French Horn, takes centre stage for Here Come the Classics at the Wyvern Theatre on Saturday 11 November performing Mozart’s Horn Concerto No.4. Laurence is no stranger to the area, as he lives in Calne, grew up in Marlborough and often went to the Wyvern Theatre as a child. Does he think these trips to the theatre had an influence on his choice of career?

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Conductor Charles Dutoit awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal

One of classical music’s highest honours, the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal, has been awarded to the Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit. He becomes the 103rd recipient since the medal was founded in 1870 in celebration of the centenary of the birth of Beethoven (London’s Philharmonic Society commissioned Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and enjoyed a close association with the composer).

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Latest News

  • Monday 4 September 2017
    An Interview with Susanne Hou
  • Tuesday 29 August 2017
    Meet Francesca Dego: Bruch, Mendelssohn and her life in the spotlight
  • Tuesday 22 August 2017
    Meet the RPO: Principal French Horn Laurence Davies – From Wiltshire to world-class orchestra

Latest Press

  • Tuesday 29 August 2017
    Meet Francesca Dego: Bruch, Mendelssohn and her life in the spotlight
  • Tuesday 22 August 2017
    Meet the RPO: Principal French Horn Laurence Davies – From Wiltshire to world-class orchestra
  • Friday 28 July 2017
    Young musicians have the experience of a lifetime playing at the Royal Albert Hall