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Philharmonia Orchestra Video Podcast
Podcast Host: Philharmonia Orchestra
Podcast Owner: Philharmonia
Podcast Location: London
Website: http://www.philharmonia.co.uk
Episodes: 112
In our first video podcast. An interview with the Orchestra’s Principal Conductor, Christoph von Dohnányi, to mark the opening of his final season in the role. A backstage feature on the refurbished Royal Festival Hall, as the Orchestra returns to its London home for the new season. A Listening Guide to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, presented by musician and animateur Luke Crookes.

Past Shows

01/11/2012 | Download File 104.58 MB -right click to download

Guitarist Craig Ogden in conversation with Leicester-based sitar player Roopa Panesar. The two virtuosi compare instrumental techniques and find links between the Indian and western classical music traditions. This podcast also gives audiences an introduction to Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez, whic

12/12/2011 | Download File 76.68 MB -right click to download

The Philharmonia Orchestra's Digital team travelled to Florence, Italy to discover the personal story behind Luigi Dallapiccola's opera, Il Prigioniero. Written between 1944 and 1948, Il Prigioniero expresses Dallapiccola's disillusionment with Mussolini's politics. Principal Conductor and Artistic

09/30/2011 | Download File 72.89 MB -right click to download

Step into the world of Duke Bluebeard's Castle and discover the work done behind the scenes to bring the Philharmonia Orchestra's production of Bartók's only opera to life. Directed by Nick Hillel of Yeast Culture and conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, this unique, new production features specially cr

09/13/2011 | Download File 43.67 MB -right click to download

Watch our behind-the-scenes film as Esa-Pekka Salonen prepares for a performance of Sibelius’s ‘choral’ symphony, Kullervo, based on a dark tale from the Finnish epic, the Kalevala. Salonen travelled to Uppsala, Sweden to rehearse with the male choir, Orphei Drängar, who feature prominently i

06/28/2011 | Download File 44.93 MB -right click to download

The Philharmonia Orchestra begins a new residency at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury from November 2011. The residency, the first by a major symphony orchestra in Kent, will feature an annual series of concerts at The Marlowe Theatre, as well as forging links with local education organisations. Vi

05/27/2011 | Download File 97.75 MB -right click to download

Esa-Pekka Salonen and pianist Yefim Bronfman meet Dániel Hamar and László Porteleki from Hungary's leading folk music ensemble, Muzsikás. Muzsikás perform traditional Hungarian pieces and discuss their origins, including the influence that this music had upon the work of Béla Bartók. Muzsiká

05/05/2011 | Download File 76.75 MB -right click to download

As part of his epic cycle of Mahler's major works this season with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel talks to Classic FM's Anne-Marie Minhall about Gustav Mahler, the man. The series runs from April - October 2011. Visit www.philharmonia.co.uk/mahler for more details.

04/01/2011 | Download File 71.88 MB -right click to download

In preparation for the Philharmonia Orchestra's Maazel: Mahler Cycle 2011, celebrated conductor Lorin Maazel discusses the music of the great composer with Classic FM’s Anne-Marie Minhall. The series runs from April - October 2011. Visit www.philharmonia.co.uk/mahler for more details.

02/23/2011 | Download File 82.24 MB -right click to download

Composer and conductor Carl Davis gives insight into his score for Rupert Julian's 1925 silent film, The Phantom of the Opera. The Philharmonia Orchestra presents a screening of the film with live orchestral accompaniment on Sun 27 March at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall.

02/09/2011 | Download File 108.11 MB -right click to download

Malcolm Gillies travels to Béla Bartók's birthplace in Romania to explore the historical, ethnic, and political tensions that shaped Bartók's Hungary, and informed him musically. This film accompanies the Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Infernal Dance' series.


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