EXPLORE OUR PAST EVENTS BELOW
LIVE FROM AMSTERDAM
Each month, Music Director Richard Egarr presents a self-curated program LIVE from his hometown of Amsterdam — from a different venue each month. Each presentation is unique, engaging, and interactive — and features a variety of special guests!
Beethoven Minimized to the Max
Bach in the Coffee House – Double Espresso!
Clogged in the English Vein
Love and Death in 17th Century England
A Woman’s Love — Valentine’s Day Edition
At long, long last, the return of chamber music has arrived! Members of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra reunite on the stage of Herbst Theatre to perform a variety of chamber music — curated from afar by PBO Music Director Richard Egarr.
BEETHOVEN: Celebrating 250 Years
BACH: The Unanswered Question
Messiah — Shaken, Not Stirred!
PURCELL: Something Old, Something New
PBO’s Jews & Music Initiative goes virtual! Once a month, with Jews & Music Scholar-in-Residence Francesco Spagnolo as your guide, take a virtual exploration that probes the rich legacies of Jewish composers and performers; non-Jews who worked with Jews or drew inspiration from them; the socio-political milieu they inhabited; and Jewish themes that have emerged across music and visual art over time.
Avi Avital — Israel, Berlin, and the World
Yotam Haber and Italian Jewish Music
Klezmer and Baroque with Veretski Pass
Hanukkah in Venice … and Christmas, Too!
Inventing Jewish Music, Again
Tomato / Tomahto – Text, Language & Music
Ghetto Sounds – Music, Marginality & Cosmopolitanism in Early-Modern Italy
From Cantor to Opera Singer with Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen
WHAT’S NEW & H.I.P.
Once a month, a new composer joins PBO Artistic Partner composer Tarik O’Regan and Music Director Richard Egarr (“Tarik & Rick”) in a riveting interview, sharing personal insights and inspirations surrounding writing new music for old instruments — amidst lots of laughs and a whole lot of fun!
Episode 1: Small Talk
Episode 2: Roderick Williams OBE
Episode 3: Errollyn Wallen CBE
UP ON THE DOWNBEAT
PBO’s dance classes for the masses! Hosted and curated by Artistic Director of Dance Through Time Jennifer Meller, each event in this series features a visual presentation covering a particular facet of the history of dance and its relationship with the music of the time — alongside an interactive dance lesson. Get those dancin’ feet ready!
How an 18th Century Dance Class Can Change Your Musical Perspective
Embodying the Squiggles
Intrigue and Drama in the Ballroom
¡Vamos a bailar!
In furtherance of its mission to provide opportunities of educational growth to aspiring musicians everywhere, PBO is excited to offer Virtual Masterclasses featuring a variety of stars in the field. From a pool of applicants, a leading artist will select three emerging musicians to work with them during this live Zoom event. The three artists’ submitted performance videos will be showcased, followed by a short lesson with the class’ leader in real time.
Virtual Masterclass with Dashon Burton
Virtual Masterclass with Sherezade Panthaki
PBO SESSIONS @HOME
Our riveting, interactive PBO SESSIONS series moves to an online platform! Enjoy a guided and deconstructed tour of music, social and political history, and art.
A Cup o’ Johann
Give Me the Moonlight — Decisions, Decisions…
Special messages and captivating miniature performances from dear friends of Philharmonia.
Musical Postcard: Roderick Williams
Musical Postcard: Margot Rood
Musical Postcard: James Gilchrist
Musical Postcard: Tim Mead
Musical Postcard — Rachell Ellen Wong
Musical Postcard: Daniel Moody
Musical Postcard: Anne Sofie von Otter