Covid-19: Due to the current situation we are unable to perform at the moment but we do have a concert scheduled for 11 July 2021, regulations permitting. Please look out for any updates on performances here on the site.
Welcome to Kensington Philharmonic Orchestra
The orchestra, conducted by Claudio Di Meo, is a part of London’s thriving cultural scene and enjoys a loyal following. We perform with some of the UK’s most talented soloists at our regular venue, the magnificent Chelsea Old Town Hall.
Our players come from all across the London region and from many walks of life. Be they professional musicians or gifted amateurs, the one thing they all have in common is a deep passion for classical music.
We rely on player subscriptions, ticket sales, patrons and fundraising to host our concert seasons and to bring talented soloists to the KPO. Donations – large or small – are very welcome and help us to continue to keep classical music alive and accessible in central London.
11th July 2021, 7.00pm.
Date: 11th July 2021, 7.00 pm
Conductor: Claudio Di Meo
Leader: Abigail Dance
Soloist: Karen Stephenson
Program: An Outdoor Overture (A. Copland); Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 (E. Elgar); Symphony no 9 "The New World Symphony (A. Dvorak).
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