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

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

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.

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Gardner

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.

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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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