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

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Debut Sounds: Introducing Young Composer Jonathan Brigg

On Wednesday 10 June the London Philharmonic Orchestra will be premiering four new works from current members of the LPO Young Composers Programme. Find out more about Jonathan Brigg, one of our LPO Young Composers, from when we caught up with him at a rehearsal ahead of the Debut Sounds concert in June.

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Debut Sounds: Introducing Young Composer Peter Longworth

On Wednesday 10 June the London Philharmonic Orchestra will be premiering four new works from current members of the LPO Young Composers Programme. Find out more about Peter Longworth, one of our LPO Young Composers, from when we caught up with him at a rehearsal ahead of the Debut Sounds concert in June.

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New CD release: Tennstedt conducts Beethoven

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This month’s release on the LPO label is a pair of archive recordings featuring former Principal Conductor and Music Director Klaus Tennstedt conducting Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony and Overture to Egmont.

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Rachmaninoff: Over and Out

We began Rachmaninoff: Inside Out posing a question that Tolstoy put to Rachmaninoff in 1900: ‘Tell me, does anybody want this kind of music?’

Now that the series is over, we look back over some of the reviews and reactions to the festival and to Rachmaninoff's music, more than 100 years on from Tolstoy's provocative question ... 

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Rachmaninoff remixed: one composer's enduring influence

Throughout the Rachmaninoff: Inside Out festival we’ve been exploring Rachmaninoff’s extensive influence as a composer. Although confessing to feeling ‘like a ghost wandering in a world grown alien’ in his own time, Rachmaninoff’s deeply passionate and virtuosic music has become the stuff of legend, and has captivated audiences for over a century. Today Rachmaninoff’s music lives on in the concert hall and has gone on to inspire countless film makers, songwriters and even astronauts ...

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New CD: Bruckner 3 / Skrowaczewski

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The LPO label's April 2015 release is a live concert recording of Bruckner's Symphony No. 3, conducted by internationally renowned Bruckner specialist Stanisław Skrowaczewski.

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Vladimir Jurowski conducts his grandfather's arrangements of Rachmaninoff songs

In the final concert of Rachmaninoff: Inside Out on Wednesday 29 April, the LPO's Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski conducts his grandfather’s own arrangements of ten of Rachmaninoff’s most touching songs.

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