Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announced Vasily Petrenko as Music Director from 2021–22 Season

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announced Vasily Petrenko as Music Director from 2021–22 Season

• The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) appoints Vasily Petrenko as its new Music Director to lead the Orchestra into its next artistic chapter, strengthening its position as one of the world’s great orchestras in London, across the UK and internationally.

• Vasily Petrenko’s 2021 arrival will launch the RPO’s ambitious plans for its 75th Anniversary Season.

• Expansive role of Music Director recognises the artistic leadership he will bring to the Orchestra, both on and off the podium and within the communities the RPO serves.

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The Pride of the Proms with Katerina Mina

Katerina Mina is the international prize-winning British spinto soprano, and guest soloist for our upcoming concert 'Last Night at the Derngate Proms'. Katerina’s passion for singing is evident in her new CD Album with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Grzegorz Nowak. The CD entitled, Angel of Fire, features arias by Verdi, Giordano, Beethoven, Wagner, Cilea, Puccini, Hodel and Barber and can be purchased from the RPO website.

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Tag Your Hero

On July 7, we'll be perfoming music from Avengers, Wonder Woman and Superman, alongside many more heroic themes. But we want to know who your heroes are! It could be a friend, family member, or colleague, as long as it's someone you know, who inspires you in your everyday life.  

We're pleased to be able to give away two pairs of tickets for you and your hero on our social media accounts. All you need to do is reply to this Facebook post or this tweet tagging your hero and explaining why you've chosen them.   

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Pinchas Zukerman discusses his 2018 Summer Music Festival

Pinchas Zukerman discusses his 2018 Summer Music Festival

Before we move on to the not insignificant matter of his upcoming festival, Pinchas Zukerman, phenomenal violinist, viola player and conductor, wants to talk about that wedding – and the weather.

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