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Concert Reviews: 9 December 2015

Frank Peter Zimmermann

On Wednesday 9 December, the London Philharmonic Orchestra took to Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall for their final London performance of 2015. The Orchestra was led by Jaap van Zweden in a performance of Wagenaar’s Cyrano de Bergerac Overture, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, following the world premiere of Violin Concerto No. 2 by LPO Composer in Residence, Magnus Lindberg.

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Concert Reviews: 4 December 2015

Maria Luigia Borsi

On Friday 4 December, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was joined by Enrique Mazzola in a performance of romantic Italian works, including excerpts from Puccini’s Tosca and Nino Rota’s La Strada Suite, as well as Respighi’s orchestral cityscape, Pines of Rome.

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Concert Reviews: 27 November 2015

Susanna Mälkki

Friday 27 November marked Susanna Mälkki’s debut conducting appearance with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, leading the Orchestra in a performance of Liadov’s From the Apocalypse and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as Sibelius’s First Symphony.

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Concert Reviews: 25 November 2015

Andrés Orozco-Estrada

On Wednesday 25 November, the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s newly-appointed Principal Guest Conductor, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, led the Orchestra in a performance of Dvořák’s bewitching Cello Concerto, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1.

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Concert Reviews: 11 November 2015

Christian Tetzlaff

On Wednesday 11 November, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was joined by conductor Robin Ticciati for an evening of French masterpieces, including Debussy’s La mer, as well as Violin Concerto No. 1 written by LPO Composer in Residence Magnus Lindberg, and performed by Chistian Tetzlaff.

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Concert Reviews: 4 November 2015

Paul Lewis

On Wednesday 4 November, the Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, following Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by pianist par excellence Paul Lewis.

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Concert Reviews: 31 October 2015

Stanisław Skrowaczewski

On Saturday 31 October, the London Philharmonic Orchestra were joined by Bruckner legend Stanisław Skrowaczewski in a performance of Bruckner’s colossal Symphony No. 5.

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