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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Stewart McIlwham’s story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Our musicians have been sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our Principal Piccolo Stewart McIlwham’s story ...

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New video: introducing Julian Anderson's Alleluia

In this next video Patrick Bailey introduces Alleluia, 'an exploration of the many emotions of celebration' commissioned from the LPO's Composer in Residence, Julian Anderson, to celebrate the re-opening of the Royal Festival Hall in 2007. Vladimir Jurowski conducts Anderson's Alleluia and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Saturday 1 March

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New video: introducing Brahms's Double Concerto

Patrick Bailey introduces Brahms’s Double Concerto for violin and cello. This piece has often described as an ‘endless love song’ between the two solo instruments, which traverse interweaving paths of light and shadow throughout this uniquely touching work. See us perform this piece with Julia Fischer and Daniel Müller-Schott on Wednesday 26 February

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Anne McAneney’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our Trumpeter Anne McAneney’s story ...

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New CD release: Orff's Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana CD cover

Just released on the LPO Label is a CD of Orff's spectacular choral work Carmina Burana. Recorded live at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on 6 April 2013 as part of the year-long The Rest Is Noise festival, the performance is conducted by Hans Graf and features soloists Sarah Tynan, Andrew Kennedy and Rodion Pogossov together with the London Philharmonic Choir and Trinity Boys Choir.

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Pieter Schoeman’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our Leader Pieter Schoeman’s story ...

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Sawing melodies: an unusual debut

This coming week sees a first for the London Philharmonic Orchestra. On Wednesday 19 February we will be joined by a very special guest artist, Katharina Micada, who will make her Royal Festival Hall debut playing musical saw alongside the Orchestra and Marc-André Hamelin in Khachaturian’s Piano Concerto.

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