News

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

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Górecki Symphony No. 4 release on Nonesuch

Gorecki

On Saturday 12 April 2014, the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed the world premiere of Górecki’s Symphony No. 4 (Tansman Episodes), conducted by Andrey Boreyko.

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Sound Journeys November 2015

As part of our Sound Journeys programme, we recently visited students at the Deaf Support Centre at Thomas Tallis School. Find out about the project and see some images here.

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Tune In Spring/Summer 2016

The Spring edition of the Orchestra's newsletter, Tune In, is now published. Read all about our Shakespeare-inspired events in 2016, find out what's new on the LPO Label, go behind the scenes of our Foyle Future First orchestral training programme, and win a case of wine with Villa Maria! In our regular ‘Backstage’ interview feature we meet new Co-Principal Percussionist Henry Baldwin.

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Alexander Raskatov's Green Mass

Alexander Raskatov

On Saturday 30 January 2016 Vladimir Jurowski will conduct the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the world premiere performance of Alexander Raskatov’s Green Mass. Ahead of this performance, have a read of the work’s programme notes to understand more about the musical setting of Raskatov’s Mass and the way he makes use of language throughout the work.

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Tune In Backstage: Henry Baldwin

Henry Baldwin

Tune In is the London Philharmonic Orchestra's bi-seasonal magazine keeping you up-to-date with news and reflects on highlights of the year so far. In our latest issue, we caught up with Henry Baldwin who joined the LPO as Co-Principal Percussionist in 2015. Here he talks about the unexpected difficulties of playing a guiro and being a ‘Madman of the Windy Mountain’.

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Kurt Masur 1927-2015

Kurt Masur

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death on Saturday 19 December of our former Principal Conductor, Kurt Masur.

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LPO Player Playlists: Pieter Schoeman

Pieter Schoeman

We asked LPO members to create playlists of music that meant something to them, from their most treasured LPO recordings to music they walk the dog to and everything in between. Over the coming months we will be sharing these with you.

This month’s playlist is from the Leader of the Orchestra, Pieter Schoeman. See what music Pieter has chosen, and listen to his playlist.

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