An artwork image for RPO's Great British Music season
An artwork image for RPO's Great British Music season

Thank you for your support and interest in the conclusion of our Great British Music series of concerts at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Albert Hall.

As part of our #MoreMusic series, where we go beyond the concert's repertoire, discover other pieces by the composers' contemporaries and the music that inspired the repertoire.

Elgar's Sea Pictures and Britten's War Requiem

Includes Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony, Arnold Bax’s Enchanted Summer, Sea Drift by Delius and more.

Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, Coleridge-Taylor's Song of Hiawatha and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.4

Listen to music by Black composer Florence Price, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's Violin Concerto, more of Beethoven's piano music and John Ireland's A London Overture.

Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius

Featuring another of Elgar's great religious cantatas, The Apostles, and a more diabolical journey of the soul in Liszt's Faust Symphony after The Dream of Gerontius and Wagner's Parsifal at the Royal Albert Hall on 7 April

Walton's Symphony No.1, Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No.1

More music after our concert on Wednesday 23 March at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall with music by Bartók, Britten, Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Sibelius.

Holst's The Planets and Dani Howard

 Delve into more contemporary works after Dani Howard's Ellipsis, and more in the vein of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Holst's The Planets after our concert on 3 February at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall.

Elgar's Violin Concerto, Stravinsky's Petrushka and Walton's Johannesburg Festival Overture

Discover similar pieces including violin concertos by Coleridge-Taylor, Britten and Leighton after our concert on Wednesday 3 November at Southbank Centre

Elgar, Delius and Walton

Explore beyond the repertoire of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's 75 Anniversary Concert on 21 September 2021 with more music from the composers featured on the night.

As the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 75 years, we reflect on our history whilst looking ahead to the next part of our journey.

Music recommendations kindly provided by Jonathan James.

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