Philharmonia Orchestra

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London-based orchestra founded in 1945 by . conducted the orchestra's opening concert on 27 October 1945. In March 1964, Legge announced the orchestra’s disbanding. The players rallied, took matters into their own hands, elected a governing body, added 'New' to the title (see New Philharmonia Orchestra) and carried on, first up with Otto Klemperer conducting ’s "Choral Symphony". The 'New' was dropped in 1977, the orchestra’s third era celebrated with a Beethoven concert under Riccardo Muti and pianist Sviatoslav Richter. Since 1995 it has been based in the .
For chorus/choir credits use .
Please consider also:
- Members Of The Philharmonia Orchestra
- The Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
- Philharmonia Chamber Artists
- Philharmonia Chamber Players
- The Philharmonia String Orchestra
- Strings Of The Philharmonia Orchestra
- The Philharmonia Soloists
- Philharmonia Wind Quartet

For recordings between 1964-1977 please use New Philharmonia Orchestra if stated that way on the release.
For fictitious orchestras, conducted by Alfred Scholz (or one of his aliases), please check: Philharmonia Orchestra (2), Philharmonic Orchestra, or The Philharmonic Orchestra (2).
Not to be confused with .

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