Monday 1 August marked a special occasion for the BBC Proms with 8-Bit to Infinity. Under conducter Robert Ames, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performed the very first video game music Prom to an enthusiastic crowd of game music fans and newcomers alike, guided by presenters Louise Blain and Steffan Powell.
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On Thursday 6 July 2022 the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 football tournament officially began with England v Austria at Old Trafford in Manchester. The Tournament is hosted in England this year across eight host cities.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra brought the soundworlds of generations of beloved games to the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 2 June, in partnership with Classic FM, with music from Kingdom Hearts, Fortnite, The Legend of Zelda, Hades, Fallout and many more games performed alongside a spectacular light show.
The 2021-2022 season was a milestone for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Our first full season of concerts in London and across the UK since the pandemic, not only did we celebrate 75 years of music-making since our inaugural concert in 1946, we also welcomed Vasily Petrenko as our new Music Director.