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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Support Your RPO: RPO Chair Partner Programme

RPO Chair Partner Programme

Support a position in the Orchestra and join an exclusive club of like-minded people.

As a registered charity, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is truly grateful for the support of individuals, families, companies and foundations who play a crucial role in helping the RPO bring outstanding orchestral experiences to the widest possible audience.

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    Welcome to Trumpeter Toby Street
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    Orchestrating Adele
  • Wednesday 8 August 2018
    An interview with Michael Petrov

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  • Monday 30 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Google Arts & Culture Forge New Partnership To Take Orchestral Music To A New Generation
  • 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