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Music Theory update

Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – the next exams will take place in June. Please note, dates and booking periods for Grades 1-5 and Grades 6-8 may be different from now on. For full details, see our dates and fees page.

Get to know Haydn!

Whether you're familiar with orchestral music or not, the Philharmonia’s listening guides are designed to give you that extra level of understanding. This could be the personal perspective of an artist, or a guide through a piece with one of our expert presenters. Join presenter Paul Rissmann to discover the final symphony from the remarkably prolific composer, Joseph Haydn. You’ll learn about the importance of symmetry in the work, Haydn’s creative use of tiny motifs and the importance of silence.

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