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

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New video: introducing Elgar's Symphony No. 2

A short introduction to Elgar's inspired Symphony No. 2, a work that Elgar himself said he 'poured his life into.' We perform the Symphony at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Friday 21 February

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Katalin Varnagy’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our First Violinist Katalin Varnagy’s story ...

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live?

Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Donate £9 and help us offer 2,500 children their first orchestral experience for free.

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New video: introducing Kalinnikov's Symphony No. 1

Patrick Bailey introduces and explores some of the haunting melodies woven throughout Vassily Kalinnikov's First Symphony, which we perform at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 19 February

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New video: introducing Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture

In this short film, we introduce the famous love theme to Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, arguably the most famous work dedicated to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, which we perform as part of our Valentine's Day concert on Friday 14 February. 

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Andy Barclay’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our Principal Percussionist Andrew Barclay’s story ...

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New Video: Introducing Dvořák's Seventh Symphony

A short film introducing Dvořák's compelling Seventh Symphony, which we perform on Wednesday 29 January.

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