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Getting to know ... Debut Sounds composer Eugene Birman

Eugene Birman is one of four composers working with the LPO as part of the Leverhulme Young Composers programme. His new work Manifesto will premiere at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June. We recently caught up with Eugene for a quick chat ...

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Julian Anderson introduces Debut Sounds

Julian Anderson, LPO Composer in Residence and Young Composers Mentor introduces Debut Sounds, an evening dedicated to new and contemporary music on Monday 9 June. The performance features George Lewis's The Will to Adorn, Julian Anderson's Book of Hours and world premieres from four composers taking part in the Leverhulme Young Composers Programme.

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London Philharmonic Orchestra wins 'Ensemble' RPS award

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We are delighted to announce that we have won the prestigious 'Ensemble' award at the RPS Music Awards, celebrating outstanding achievement in 2013.

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New video: introducing Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)

Patrick Bailey introduces Tchaikovsky's 'Pathétique' Symphony, a deeply passionate work that runs the gamut of human experience. See us perform Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall at the final evening concert of the London season on Saturday 26 April

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New video: introducing Zimmermann's Photoptosis

In this short film Patrick Bailey introduces Zimmermann’s intriguing 1968 composition Photoptosis, inspired in part by the work of Yves Klein. See the piece performed live on Wednesday 16 April alongside Brahms's Symphony No. 4 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, performed with Mitsuko Uchida.

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New video: introducing Bruckner's Symphony No. 8

Watch a short video introducing one of the great blockbusters of the 19th Century, Bruckner's Symphony No. 8. See the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform this piece live at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 9 April.

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Thank you! £15,000 raised so far for Tickets Please!

This season we have been asking our loyal audience members to support our schools’ concerts through Tickets Please! So far the appeal has raised over £15,000, allowing over 1,600 children from south London to attend for free. For many of these children it will be their first opportunity to see a live orchestra.

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