Meet Francesca Dego: Bruch, Mendelssohn and her life in the spotlight

Francesca Dego is considered to be one of the best Italian violinists of her generation. Later this year she makes her debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the Mendelssohn and Bruch Violin Concertos at The Baths Hall Scunthorpe on Wednesday 22nd, The Hawth Crawley on Thursday 23rd and Northampton Royal & Derngate on Sunday 26th November. We found out more about the young soloist and how she found herself in the spotlight...

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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

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    Esther Yoo Violin Playlist
  • Wednesday 4 April 2018
    Support Your RPO: Leave a Legacy
  • Tuesday 3 April 2018
    Pinchas Zukerman Summer Music Festival

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  • Wednesday 28 February 2018
    Rafael Payare: Conducting should always feel like your last breath
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  • Wednesday 21 February 2018
    The Best of Ballet with Nathan Fifield