Welcome to New Principal Cello Richard Harwood

Since his critically acclaimed concerto debut at the age of ten, the award-winning English 'cellist Richard Harwood has performed concerti and chamber music in major venues including London's Royal Albert Hall, all of the South Bank Centre venues, Wigmore Hall, Musikverein (Vienna), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Alte Oper (Frankfurt), Thomaskirche (Leipzig), Auditorium du Louvre (Paris) and Alice Tully Hall / Lincoln Center (New York).

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Esther Yoo Violin Playlist

Esther Yoo Violin Playlist

Our Artist-in-Residence Esther Yoo has curated a list of her favourite violinists for us. You can listen listen on Spotify here, or in the box below.

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Support Your RPO: Leave a Legacy

Leave a Legacy

Empower the RPO to enhance its legacy, by leaving one of your own.

We are truly grateful to our supporters who leave a gift to the RPO in their Will. This helps to ensure that the happiness brought to them by the RPO during their lifetime is accessible to future generations. As you may be aware, Arts Council funding and ticket sales only cover part of our costs associated with producing the RPO’s outstanding performance and community projects. Thus, a legacy gift, however large or small, really makes a tangible difference to us.

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Pinchas Zukerman Summer Music Festival

Pinchas Zukerman Summer Classical Music Festival

One of the Summer's finest classical music festivals...

Phenomenal violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman joins the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for what promises to be an exceptional series of orchestral and chamber concerts.

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Latest News

  • Tuesday 27 November 2018
    An interview with John Rutter
  • Tuesday 13 November 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra join Time Credit programme to reward local volunteers
  • Wednesday 7 November 2018
    Announcing new partnership with the University of Hull

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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