The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.
- Published: 09 January 2014
The Spring 2014 edition of the Orchestra's newsletter, Tune In, is now published. Find out what we're looking forward to this spring including two world premieres, our next tours, new CD releases and news from our players and staff. In our regular ‘Backstage’ interview feature we meet Principal Trumpet Paul Beniston, and we also chat to Ulrich Gerhartz of Steinway, who shares some of the secrets involved in preparing pianos for the concert stage.
- Published: 08 January 2014
Find out more about Sound Journeys, our ongoing Education & Community project working with students from Alternative Edcuational, and Special Educational Needs Schools...
- Published: 07 January 2014
On Wednesday 15 January we give the world premiere performance of James MacMillan's Viola Concerto with soloist Lawrence Power, for whom it was written. Here you can read what James MacMillan has to say about his new work, as well as a brief introduction to the 15 January performance, which also features Mahler's Sixth Symphony, from Gavin Plumley.
- Published: 24 December 2013
In our first video for 2014 we introduce Mahler's tragic and consuming Sixth Symphony, which we perform at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 15 January.
- Published: 21 December 2013
LPO trumpet player Dan Newell has recently written and published The Jewel Thief, the second book in his ‘Billy’s Band’ series.
- Published: 09 December 2013
In the spirit of The Rest Is Noise, Alex Ross's incredible book that inspired Southbank Centre's year-long festival of 20th-century music, we too have been delving into the stories behind the music of the 20th century, in a series of newspapers.
- Published: 04 December 2013