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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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Staff Picks: Martin Franklin (Digital Projects Manager)

With so much brilliantly varied music planned for the rest of this season there's something for everyone, and to prove the point we've been asking some of the LPO's 'behind-the-scenes' staff to pick out what they're personally looking forward to most...

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Staff Picks: Talia Lash (Education Project Manager)

With so much brilliantly varied music planned for the rest of this season there's something for everyone, and to prove the point we've been asking some of the LPO's 'behind-the-scenes' staff to pick out what they're personally looking forward to most...

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Music from 2001: A Space Odyssey

Find out about two of the most iconic pieces of music in film – Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra and Ligeti’s Atmosphères – and how they came to be included in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. We perform both works live at Royal Festival Hall on Friday 10 February.

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Recommended Listening: Our Top 10 Pieces of Minimal Music

With giants of American minimalism Philip Glass, John Adams and Steve Reich all featuring in recent programmes, we’ve enjoyed compiling a list of our favourite pieces of minimalist music.

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