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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‘I’d do it again in a heartbeat!’ - North Lincolnshire young musicians perform at the BBC Proms

With the Proms season in full swing in venues across the UK, we were delighted to be joined by 30 young musicians and their tutors from North Lincolnshire at our recent BBC Ten Pieces Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.

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A Conversation with Howard Blake

Let’s get one thing clear. Howard Blake has written plenty besides the music to the The Snowman. The septuagenarian British composer reminds me of this himself in no uncertain terms when we speak; not that I need it: the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is doing a good job of that already, having scheduled a concert this September devoted to Blake’s orchestral output.

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Introducing the RPO Podcast

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Podcast

Welcome to the new RPO Podcast!

Featuring interviews with the people behind the music, information about upcoming concerts, and excerpts from our extensive back catalogue, this podcast is the easiest way to get inside one of the world's leading orchestras.

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Latest News

  • Thursday 12 July 2018
    Welcome to Clarinettist Thomas Verity
  • Monday 2 July 2018
    The Ideal Match – Vasily Petrenko looks forward to becoming the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Music Director
  • Sunday 1 July 2018
    The Pride of the Proms with Katerina Mina

Latest Press

  • Monday 2 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announced Vasily Petrenko as Music Director from 2021–22 Season
  • Wednesday 28 February 2018
    Rafael Payare: Conducting should always feel like your last breath
  • Wednesday 28 February 2018
    WIN Tickets to Myths and Fairytales