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Concert reviews: Saturday 1 November 2014

Andrés Orozco-Estrada

On Saturday 1 November at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, Andrés Orozco-Estrada (standing in for an indisposed Jaap van Zweden) conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection). The soloists were Elizabeth Watts (soprano) and Alice Coote (mezzo soprano).

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Concert reviews: Wednesday 29 October 2014

Pianist Pavel Kolesnikov

On Wednesday 29 October at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, Vassily Sinaisky conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in an all-Rachmaninoff programme as part of the Orchestra's year-long Rachmaninoff: Inside Out festival. Pavel Kolesnikov was the soloist in the Third Piano Concerto, which was followed by the Symphony No. 2. Here are the press reviews ...

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Tour reviews from the USA and Canada: October 2014

LPO truck photo

The Orchestra has just returned from a major tour of the USA and Canada, where with Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet we gave concerts in California, New York, Toronto and Chicago.

The concerts were brilliantly received by audience and press alike! Here are the press reviews ...

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Concert reviews: Friday 3 October 2014

On Friday 3 October 2014 at Royal Festival Hall, the Orchestra launched its 11-concert festival Rachmaninoff: Inside Out, which will take place across the 2014/15 season. Find out more here.

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CD reviews – Vladimir Jurowski conducts Zemlinsky

Zemlinsky CD cover

July 2014's release on the LPO Label was a disc of Zemlinsky's A Florentine Tragedy and Six Maeterlinck Songs conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. The disc also features soloists Petra Lang (mezzo soprano), Heike Wessels (mezzo soprano), Sergei Skorokhodov (tenor) and Albert Dohmen (baritone). It's been receiving rave critical reviews so far. Here are the press reviews ...

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Concert reviews: 2014/15 season opening concert, 24 September 2014

We opened our 2014/15 season at Royal Festival Hall last night (24 September) with a concert comprising Magnus Lindberg's Chorale, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.

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Reviews: Glyndebourne Prom, Der Rosenkavalier, 22 July 2014

Prom 6 © Chris Christodoulou

Last night, Tuesday 22 July, was the Orchestra's first of two appearances at this year's BBC Proms. Along with the cast of this year's Glyndebourne production of Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, we gave a semi-staged performance of the opera, conducted by Glyndebourne's new Music Director, Robin Ticciati. Here are the first press reviews ...

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