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The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.

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Listen again: Debut Sounds 2018

On 9 July 2018 we gave the world premieres of five new compositions by the LPO Young Composers, performed by an orchestra of Foyle Future Firsts and LPO members conducted by Sir James MacMillan. Listen to all five works right here.

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Tap-along Timpani: Beethoven Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'

We'll be at Canary Wharf on Wednesday 8 August for a free outdoor concert featuring Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'. Ahead of joining us in the sunshine test your rhythm skills with our tap-along timpani extracts for each movement. 

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Gennady Rozhdestvensky 1931–2018

Gennady Rozhdestvensky

The London Philharmonic Orchestra was saddened to hear of the death of conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky on 16 June 2018, aged 87.

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Meet the 2017/18 LPO Young Composers

On Monday 9 July at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall members of the LPO and Foyle Future Firsts young musicians will give the world premieres of five new works from the 2017/18 LPO Young Composers, concluding a year of workshops and tutorials with their mentor Sir James MacMillan. In the lead-up to the concert find out more about the composers and their music in our ongoing video series.

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LPO touring 2017/18 in numbers

After another busy year of performing concerts all over the world, we've clocked up some pretty impressive numbers! Alongside our concert season at home in London, find out where we visited in our 2017/18 season...

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Springtime music playlist

Spring is finally upon us! And we're looking forward to celebrating this Friday at Southbank Centre with Dvořák's brilliant Symphony No. 8, a work full of sunlight, birdsong and unbridled melody. Get into the spirit of spring (even if the weather doesn't want to play along) with our pick of the best sunny music from the LPO label...

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Follow along with Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Follow the stunning Second Movement of Beethoven's Violin Concerto in this short video, before Gil Shaham performs it live on Saturday 21 April.

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