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The Philharmonia Orchestra is a world-class symphony orchestra for the 21st century.
Led by its Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Philharmonia creates thrilling performances in the concert hall and reaches new listeners and participants through audience development projects, digital technology, and a learning and participation programme. Based in London, with residencies throughout England, a thriving international touring schedule and global digital reach, the Philharmonia engages with a worldwide audience.
In May 2019, the Philharmonia announced that 33-year-old Finnish conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali is to be its next Principal Conductor, taking over from Salonen from the 2021/22 season.