In this film, Elizabeth Burley introduces her instrument – the celeste.
To learn more about keyboard instruments in the orchestra visit http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/explore/instruments/keyboards
Why not download our iPad app The Orchestra to learn even more? Visit www.philharmonia.co.uk/app for more information.
«Have you seen the app called ‘The Orchestra’? It is astonishing. For somebody who can’t read music to learn how an orchestra functions, to be able to see from the perspective of a flute or a second violin, is really enlightening.» – Sir John Eliot Gardiner, quoted in an interview by Richard Fairman, Financial Times, February 2014
The Philharmonia’s Principal Celeste’s Chair is currently available for endowment. For more information on how you can support the Orchestra by endowing a player’s chair, please visit: http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/support/individual/chair_endowment