About us

The London Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world's finest orchestras, balancing a long and distinguished history with a reputation as one of the UK’s most adventurous and forward-looking ensembles.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

The London Philharmonic Orchestra is Resident Orchestra at the Southbank Centre and at Glyndebourne Opera. Edward Gardner has been our Principal Conductor since September 2021. We perform regularly around the UK and abroad.

Our story

Who's who in the Orchestra

Gardner

Edward Gardner - Principal Conductor

The first British Principal Conductor of the Orchestra since the late 1960s, Gardner begins his tenure in September 2021.

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Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor Emeritus

Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor Emeritus

Vladimir Jurowski became the London Philharmonic Orchestra's Conductor Emeritus in September 2021, following 14 years as Principal Conductor.

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Canellakis

Karina Canellakis – Principal Guest Conductor

One of the most dynamic and exciting conductors of our time, Karina became the Orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor in September 2020.

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LPO musicians are among the best orchestral players from across the world

The players
Staff

Staff

Who's who

Where we play

Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall

The LPO's London home stands at the heart of the Southbank Centre complex and is one of the world’s leading performance venues. Extensively refurbished in 2007, the Guardian named it ‘The most vibrant arts centre in the country.’

London Concerts
Residency in Brighton

Residency in Brighton

We perform four concerts each season at the Brighton Dome

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Residency in Eastbourne

Residency in Eastbourne

A Sunday afternoon concert series at Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

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