The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.
- 01 April 2015
Throughout the Rachmaninoff: Inside Out festival we’ve been exploring Rachmaninoff’s extensive influence as a composer. Although confessing to feeling ‘like a ghost wandering in a world grown alien’ in his own time, Rachmaninoff’s deeply passionate and virtuosic music has become the stuff of legend, and has captivated audiences for over a century. Today Rachmaninoff’s music lives on in the concert hall and has gone on to inspire countless film makers, songwriters and even astronauts ...
- 24 March 2015
The LPO label's April 2015 release is a live concert recording of Bruckner's Symphony No. 3, conducted by internationally renowned Bruckner specialist Stanisław Skrowaczewski.
- 19 March 2015
In the final concert of Rachmaninoff: Inside Out on Wednesday 29 April, the LPO's Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski conducts his grandfather’s own arrangements of ten of Rachmaninoff’s most touching songs.
- 24 February 2015
Our live concert recording of Messiaen's extraordinary work Des canyons aux étoiles, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach, has now been released on the LPO label.
- 30 January 2015
The LPO's February 2015 CD release is Vaughan Williams Symphonies Nos. 4 & 8, conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth and LPO Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski.
- 22 January 2015
We revealed the detail of our 2015-16 concert series today. Priority booking for Friends opens on 26 January, with general booking on 4 February.
- 15 January 2015
LPO Composer in Residence Magnus Lindberg’s mantra is ‘only the extreme is interesting.’ Originally inspired by such diverse sounds as French spectralism, Japanese drumming and German punk rock, Lindberg injects the raw energy of these influences into his orchestral music, adding a lyricism and glowing sonority to create a voluptuous and original sound. On Wednesday 28 January, the LPO is joined by world-renowned soprano Barbara Hannigan to premiere Lindberg's Accused: three interrogations for soprano & orchestra, an ambitious work that explores the complex relationship between individual and state. This bold new work incorporates extracts from an interrogation of a victim (Mademoiselle Théroigne de Méricourt) of the turbulent events surrounding the French revolution, the transcript of a Stasi interrogation in East Germany during the 1960s and the transcript of the trial of Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning. Find out more about Accused from publisher Boosey & Hawkes ...