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The British 10k – Music Map

British 10k Map

On 9 July a team of runners will be taking on the British 10k around central London in aid of the LPO's Brightsparks schools concerts. Have a look at the route they will be running, and find out what musical landmarks they will be passing on the way.

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LPO Debut Sounds | Meet the Composers: Yvonne Eccles

Ahead of our annual Debut Sounds concert next month we've been chatting to the LPO Young Composers about their new works and their experiences on the scheme.

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LPO Debut Sounds | Meet the Composers: Nathan Dearden

Ahead of our annual Debut Sounds concert next month we've been chatting to the LPO Young Composers about their new works and their experiences on the scheme. 

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George Apel and Keith Harvey

Violin

We were saddened to hear of the deaths of two former London Philharmonic Orchestra musicians in the last few weeks: George Apel (violin) and Keith Harvey (cello).

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Sukanya the Opera – the trailer

Watch the trailer for our exciting new project: Ravi Shankar's Sukanya

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Conductor John Mauceri on Strauss's Four Last Songs

We’ve got a brilliant programme lined up for our performance on Friday 28 April, exploring a wide range of music that looks beyond the material world and strives for transcendence, conducted by John Mauceri and featuring star soprano Angel Blue. Here John introduces Strauss's radiantly beautiful Four Last Songs, and explains the significance of these final completed works from the last great pioneer of German Romanticism. 

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Conductor John Mauceri on Paul Hindemith

We’ve got a brilliant programme lined up for our performance on Friday 28 April, exploring a wide range of music that looks beyond the material world and strives for transcendence, conducted by John Mauceri and featuring star soprano Angel Blue. Here John introduces another work from the programme, and explains the surprising link between 20th-century German composer Paul Hindemith and St Francis of Assisi.

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