Guildhall alumnus Ben Gernon makes a welcome return to the School to conduct the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's tragic last symphony. Ben Gernon has quickly earned a reputation as one of the finest and most exciting young conductors working today. This season, he became Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, making him one of the youngest conductors to have held a titled position with a BBC orchestra. Classical music Guildhall School Promoted by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Booking from 8 January 2018. Priority booking for Guildhall Circle members. Programme Anna Clyne This Midnight Hour Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op.74 'Pateticheskaia'