Listen Again - concert streaming
Nothing can replace the experience of a live orchestral concert. We truly believe that. But we also know that you can't always get to the London Philharmonic Orchestra's concerts in London or on tour.
Listen Again – free online concerts
We want to share our live music making with as many people as possible, and will upload at least six live concerts of classical music each season for you to listen to online, for free, wherever you are in the world.*
We hope you will join us online for these concerts.
Filmed concert now online: Górecki's Symphony No. 4
When Henryk Górecki's Third Symphony (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) became the best selling piece of classical music of all time, the world wondered how he would follow it. Sadly, the Polish composer died in 2010, before he had the chance to premiere his Symphony No 4. Since his death, Górecki's son Mikołaj has worked on the detailed manuscript his father left, and this performance by the London Philharmonic Orchestra – recorded on 12 April at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall – was the symphony's first ever airing.
We filmed the performance, and you can watch it on the Guardian website.
Górecki Symphony No. 4
Andrey Boreyko conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Filmed at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, 12 April 2014
Read the programme notes from the concert
Online until 21 April 2014
Górecki's Symphony No. 4 was commissioned by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Southbank Centre, London, with support from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Polish Cultural Institute in London; The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, and the ZaterdagMatinee Amsterdam.
The recording and stream of the world premiere is made possible through the generous support of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.
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Before the concert
We've added music excerpts to many concert pages, so that you can listen to some of the music in the programme. We also add our programme notes to the website a few days before each London concert at Royal Festival Hall, giving you the chance to read about the music and the performers in advance.