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

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Getting to know ... Debut Sounds composer Edmund Hunt

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

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New CD release: Beethoven's Missa Solemnis

Missa Solemnis CD cover

Just released on the LPO Label is a new CD of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis under conductor Sir Georg Solti, recorded live at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 10 September 1982. The CD also features soloists Helen Donath (soprano), Doris Soffel (mezzo soprano), Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor), Hans Sotin (bass) and the Edinburgh Festival Chorus.

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Getting to know ... Debut Sounds composer Arne Gieshoff

As he prepares for the first rehearsals of his new work Umschreibung, Arne Gieshoff discusses the development of his piece and how he's feeling in the lead-up to its premiere at Debut Sounds. We also fired a few quick questions at Arne about himself to find out a little more about himself and his inspiration ... 

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The New Classical - Eugene Birman

Leverhulme Young Composer Eugene Birman shares some thoughts on composing and listening to new music ahead of the world premiere of his Manifesto at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June. 

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Introducing Foyle Future Firsts musician Martin Wray

Violist Martin Wray is a current participant on the Foyle Future First Development Programme and he’ll be performing alongside fellow participants and members of the LPO at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June. We caught up with Martin to find out more about his experience...

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Getting to know ... Debut Sounds composer Aleksandr Brusentsev

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

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Aleksandr Brusentsev introduces Our Own Light

Leverhulme Young Composer Aleksandr Brusentsev shares an insight into his new work Our Own Light, which we premiere at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall.

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