The WFMT Orchestra Series

Thursdays at 9:00 pm

The Royal Albert Hall, London

A front row seat to some of the world's best orchestras

Journey around the world with WFMT on an exploration of some of the greatest ensembles on the planet. Episodes highlight the unique programming and superlative playing of top-tier orchestras like the London Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and more.

Alain Altinoglu & Renaud Capuçon

Frankfurt Radio Symphony | February 9, 2023

Welcoming fellow Frenchman — Renaud Capuçon, violin — Frankfurt Radio Symphony music conductor Alain Altinoglu conducts an all-French program.

Marta Gardolińska & Vadym Kholodenko

Danish National Symphony Orchestra | February 16, 2023

Ascendant artist Marta Gardolińska conducts the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and pianist Vadym Kholodenko in music by Lili Boulanger, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Antonín Dvořák.

Dima Slobodeniouk & Baiba Skride

Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra | February 23, 2023

Dima Slobodeniouk leads the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra and violinist Baiba Skride in music by Scandinavian composers: Carl Nielsen of Denmark and Jean Sibelius of Finland.

Marin Alsop & Benjamin Grosvenor

Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra | March 2, 2023

In the orchestra's first-ever appearance at the BBC Proms, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra principal conductor Marin Alsop leads the ensemble and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor in a varied concert.

Hobart Earle & Tamara Stefanovich

Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra | March 9, 2023

Earle, himself a People’s Artist of Ukraine recipient, conducts the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra in music by Ukrainian composers — Myroslav Skoryk, Mykola Lysenko, and Alemdar Karamanov — as well as a symphony by Jean Sibelius.