Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra JPO Summer Symphony Season

Feb 22 - Mar 14 2024       27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown
The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO), returns with its 2024 Summer Symphony Season. The exciting four-week programme runs from Thu, Feb 22 – Thu, Mar 14 and features one classical concert per week, with a different guest conductor and soloist joining the orchestra in each performance. We strongly recommend purchasing a season ticket (contact +27 11 484 0446 or email The series takes place at the home of the JPO, the Linder Auditorium in Parktown.

Founded in 2000, the JPO produces a regular series of Symphony Seasons, featuring international and local soloists and conductors. The JPO aims to make classical music accessible and contemporary by incorporating classical and South African music genres and welcoming international and South African performers. The JPO is also involved with fostering the next generation of classical stars with its educational initiative, The Academy, as well as supporting various youth orchestras and ensembles around Gauteng. The JPO even has the distinct honour of being the orchestra of choice for State functions in Gauteng.

Each season of the JPO attracts both long-dedicated classical music enthusiasts and new audiences looking to discover the joys of classical music. 

2024 Summer Symphony Season Programme

Concert 1 – Thu, Feb 22 at 19:30. Featuring conductor Talia Ilan with soloist Benedict Kloeckner on cello. On the playlist is Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn, Cello Concerto Op. 104 in B Minor by Dvořák, and Symphony No. 3. Op 97 in E-flat Major by Schumann. 

Concert 2 – Thu, Feb 29 at 19:30. Featuring conductor Emmanuel Siffert and soloist Jan Gottlieb Jiracek von Armin on piano. Expect to hear Le Tombeau de Couperin by Ravel, Piano Concerto No.23, K488 in A Major by Mozart, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2 Op. 17 in C Minor.

Concert 3 – Thu, Mar 7 at 19:30. Featuring conductor Bernhard Gueller and violinist Hyeyoon Park. You'll be listening to Holberg Suite. Op. 40 by Grieg, Symphony No. 5, D. 485 in B-flat Major by Schubert, and Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, Op. 35 in D Major

Concert 4 – Thu, Mar 14 at 19:30. Featuring conductor Daniel Boico with Nina Schumann and Megan-Geoffrey Prins on piano. On the list is Czech Suite, Op. 39 in D Major by Dvořák, Le carnaval des animaux by Saint-Saëns, and Mozart's Symphony No. 38, K.504 in D Major.  

Tickets for performances are available here. For season tickets, contact +27 11 484 0446 or email



Every Thursday Feb 22 2023 - Mar 14 2024
Linder Auditorium
27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown
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