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
One of the finest orchestras on the international stage, the London Philharmonic Orchestra is Resident Orchestra at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall and at Glyndebourne Opera. Vladimir Jurowski has been our Principal Conductor since 2007. We also perform regularly around the UK and abroad. We broadcast on radio, have recorded soundtracks for numerous films including The Lord of the Rings, and have our own CD label.Our story
Who's who in the Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski - Principal Conductor
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor. His concerts with the LPO are highly praised for their imaginative programming and unique energy.Read More
Edward Gardner - Principal Conductor Designate
The first British Principal Conductor of the Orchestra since the late 1960s, Gardner will take up his position at the start of the 2021/22 season.
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.
Where we play
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