The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.
- Published: 26 January 2018
Russia 1908. Teetering between revolutions, St Petersburg plays host to a concert featuring two works by a young composer. In the audience was critic and showman Serge Diaghilev. So begins a relationship which will create a musical revolution.
- Published: 18 January 2018
Given the popularity of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, it’s not surprising that over the years it has been performed in a huge variety of arrangements. To compare what’s out there, we’ve put together this playlist of our favourite creative (or just plain wacky) versions of this familiar work.
- Published: 10 January 2018
Hear Vladimir Jurowski, artistic director of Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey, talk about Stravinsky and his style in our new festival trailer.
- Published: 14 December 2017
Right after Christmas we'll be heading off to China! Teaming up with Vasily Petrenko and Andreas Brantelid for 10 busy days of concerts in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing. Click on the map below to check out the route and check back on our social media channels for all the latest news from our adventures abroad.
- Published: 06 November 2017
After her hugely entertaining and mildly terrifying performance with us last year, we are delighted that ‘kamikaze cabaret’ superstar Meow Meow is joining us for another round of orchestrated chaos! Watch the trailer here.
- Published: 20 October 2017
Our Education and Community department turns 30 this year! As part of the celebrations we’re on the lookout for stories from people like you. We'd love to hear about your experiences if you've ever been part of our Foyle Future Firsts, Young Composers or Junior Artists development schemes, attended a BrightSparks or FUNharmonics concert, or been part of our work with partner schools and organisations.
- Published: 29 September 2017
With our 2017/18 season at Southbank Centre now well underway, what to come and hear next at Southbank Centre? We asked LPO musicians Alice Munday (oboe) and Thomas Eisner (first violin) what pieces they’re most looking forward to playing over the next couple of months.