Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Responds to Accusations Made About Charles Dutoit

Following media allegations of inappropriate conduct by Charles Dutoit, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and Charles Dutoit have jointly agreed to release him from his forthcoming concert obligations with the Orchestra for the immediate future.

As a leading international ensemble, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is committed to the highest standards of ethical behaviour, which it expects from everyone that works with the RPO. The Orchestra takes very seriously its responsibility to maintain a safe working environment for all its artists, musicians and staff.

Christmas with the King's Singers

An Interview with the King's Singers

Five thousand miles away in Utah, the King’s Singers are getting excited about two very special concerts they’ll be performing at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 6 December.

“It doesn't get much better than the Albert Hall,” Jonathan Howard, bass, tells me.

RPO Resound: North Lincolnshire young musicians share their Proms performance at The Baths Hall

North Lincolnshire young musicians share their Proms performance at The Baths Hall

This summer the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra worked with a group of thirty brilliant young musicians from across North Lincolnshire to devise a brand new composition, which they then performed side-by-side with the full symphony orchestra the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms.

Having performed their piece to a packed audience at the iconic London concert hall and to many more listeners via a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast the young musicians couldn’t wait to bring their piece, The Faces of Brahma, to their home-town of Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire for its regional premiere.

Kian Soltani in the spotlight

Rave reviews and invitations to perform at the world’s leading concert halls have propelled 25-year-old Kian Soltani from rising star to one of the most exciting musicians of this generation. Now his time has come to perform alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, as he heads to Kingston’s Rose Theatre on Saturday 3rd Feb and the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone on Sunday 4th. Find out why Elgar's Cello Concerto is so special to him and his tips for any nervous classical music newbies.

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