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Dans le Métro – FUNharmonics sing-along

At our next FUNharmonics family concert, everyone in the audience will be invited to sing along to a special song, Dans le Métro, written by our presenter, Rachel Leach. It’s all about travelling on the Paris underground trains, passing through some of the city’s famous stations.

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Conductor John Mauceri on Schoenberg and Bach

We’ve got a brilliant programme lined up for our performance on Friday 28 April, exploring a wide range of music that looks beyond the material world and strives for transcendence, conducted by John Mauceri and featuring star soprano Angel Blue. Here John introduces a work from the programme and explains why our assumptions about Schoenberg are probably wrong ...

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David Murphy presents When East Meets West: Introduction

Ravi Shankar's long-time collaborator and Sukanya conductor David Murphy has teamed up with the Bagri Foundation to create an online miniseries giving an introduction to the foundations of Indian classical music, and exploring its deep ties to Western musical traditions. Watch the introduction to the series here.

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Sukanya: Introducing the cast

With only six weeks to go until we give the world premiere performance of Indian classical music legend Ravi Shankar’s only opera Sukanya, we’re delighted to introduce the international cast of singers who will be joining us for this major musical event.

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LPO Marathon #ReasonToRun

Now with just over a month to go before the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s team of five runners take to the streets for the Virgin Money London Marathon, we’re delighted to introduce you to them and their #ReasonToRun.

 

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Requiems to die for

With our upcoming performance of Mozart’s famous unfinished Requiem with Nathalie Stutzmann and the London Philharmonic Choir to look forward to on Saturday 25 March we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Requiems, and with something like 2000 known Requiem Mass settings to choose from, we’ve been totally spoilt for choice.

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Stanisław Skrowaczewski 1923–2017

Skrowaczewski

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of conductor Stanisław Skrowaczewski, who passed away on Tuesday 21 February 2017, at the age of 93.

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