News

The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.

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The LPO announces a restructuring of its leadership

London Philharmonic Orchestra announces the retirement of Timothy Walker after 17 years in dual role of Chief Executive & Artistic Director; restructuring plans for the senior administration and the appointment of David Burke as Chief Executive

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Timothy Walker CBE AM

The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Chief Executive & Artistic Director Timothy Walker has been awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year’s Honours List

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Welcome to the Orchestra, James and Laura!

We are very excited to welcome two new players to the Orchestra, James Fountain as Joint Principal Trumpet, and Laura Murphy who will join the Double Bass section.

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Mariss Jansons 1943–2019

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Mariss Jansons, our Principal Guest Conductor between 1992 and 1997. We remember him fondly and our thoughts are with his family and everyone that knew him.

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John Foulds: Dynamic Triptych

Composer John Foulds is one of the forgotten heroes of 20th-century British music. But with a Foulds revival under way, this autumn Vladimir Jurowski, Peter Donohoe and the LPO are resurrecting the work that journalist and Foulds champion Simon Heffer calls ‘the greatest British piano concerto’.

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Wagner's Ring Cycle with Vladimir Jurowski

The London Philharmonic Orchestra announces two complete Wagner Ring cycles conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.

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Welcome to the Orchestra

Ben takes up the position of LPO Principal Clarinet from September 2019. Born in Sydney, Australia, he was previously Principal Clarinet with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. We get to know Ben and find out a little about his life both on- and off-stage.

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