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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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Concert Reviews: 28 October 2015

Patricia Kopachinskaja

On Wednesday 28 October, the London Philharmonic Orchestra were joined by the German conductor Markus Stenz and violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja in a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, Thomas Larcher’s Violin Concerto and Stravinsky’s groundbreaking score for the ballet, The Rite of Spring.

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Concert Reviews: 23 October 2015

Benjamin Grosvenor

Friday 23 October marked the Swiss conductor, Thierry Fischer’s conducting debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, in a performance of three French masterpieces – Bizet’s Symphony in C, Ravel’s Piano Concerto and Saint-Saëns’s Symphony No. 3 (Organ).

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