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Glyndebourne 2016: Il Barbiere di Siviglia reviews

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Enrique Mazzola conducts the second opera in the 2016 Glyndebourne Festival Opera season, Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, which celebrates its 200th anniversary this year (ends 17 July).

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Glyndebourne 2016: Meistersinger reviews

Der Meistersinger von Nürnberg

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has been one of the resident orchestras at Glyndebourne Festival Opera for over 50 years. This year’s season started with Wagner’s triumphant Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg conducted by Michael Güttler (ends 27 June).

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CD reviews: Jurowski conducts Anderson

LPO-0089

In March 2016, we released our recording of works by Julian Anderson, LPO Composer in Residence from 2010–14. The three pieces that have been recorded are a celebration of his tenure: In lieblicher Bläue, Alleluia and The Stations of the Sun.

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Concert Reviews: 30 April 2016

Vladimir Jurowski

In our final performance in our 2015/16 London season, Saturday 30 April, our Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski led the Orchestra in a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4 and R Strauss’s An Alpine Symphony.

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Concert Reviews: 23 April 2016

Simon Callow

On Saturday 23 April, the London Philharmonic Orchestra were joined by a star-studded line up of singers and actors, including Simon Callow, in a jam-packed Anniversary Gala performance of music and the spoken word, in celebration of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

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Concert Reviews: 20 April 2016

Vladimir Jurowski

On Wednesday 20 April, LPO Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski led the Orchestra in a performance of French masterpieces, including Saint-Saëns’s exotic Piano Concerto No. 5 and Debussy’s Images.

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Concert Reviews: 9 April 2016

Matthias Goerne

On Saturday 9 April, Christoph Eschenbach conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, as well as Brahms’s choral masterpiece, A German Requiem.

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