New York Philharmonic | Europe | Spring 2017
Mar 2017 - Apr 2017


Askonas Holt continues its long-standing partnership with the New York Philharmonic, as they embark on their 2017 European tour.

Performances this year include their continued residency at the Barbican Centre, London, including an ever-popular Very Young People’s Concert matinee, and a highly anticipated return to Copenhagen, Denmark with two concerts at the Danish Radio’s Koncerthuset.

Soloists include Christina Landshamer, the New York Philharmonic String Quartet, Frank Peter Zimmermann and Yo-Yo Ma.



Touring Partner(s)

Further Info

New York Philharmonic on Tour

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, United Kingdom

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk Street, London, United Kingdom

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, United Kingdom

DR Koncerthuset, Ørestads Boulevard, København S, Denmark


  • 19:30 01 Apr 2017 Barbican Centre London More info  

    Beethoven Excerpts from String Quartet No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 131; String Quartet No 16 in F major, Op 135; Vivace
    John Adams Absolute Jest

    Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

    Frank Huang violin
    Sheryl Staples violin
    Cynthia Phelps viola
    Carter Brey cello

    For tickets and further information click here.

  • 14:30 01 Apr 2017 Milton Court London More info  

    Ponchielli arr Roitstein Selection from Dance of the Hours, from La Gioconda
    Sullivan ‘I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General’ from Pirates of Penzance
    Sullivan ‘Tit-Willow’ from The Mikado, lyrics by R Young
    Tchaikovsky arr Tokke Selections from Swan Lake

    Hosted by Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young, featuring musicians of the New York Philharmonic

    For further information and tickets visit here.

  • 19:30 02 Apr 2017 Barbican Centre London More info  

    John Adams Chairman Dances
    Esa-Pekka Salonen Cello Concerto (European premiere; Barbican co-commission)
    John Adams Harmonielehre

    New York Philharmonic
    Alan Gilbert conductor
    Yo-Yo Ma cello
    sound design by Ella Wahlström

    For further details and tickets, click here.