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


New Video: Introducing Thomas Adès's Asyla

Thomas Adès
Thomas Adès’s Asyla is a complex exploration of space, separation, loneliness and refuge. We introduce this incredible work from 1997 in our lastest video, and perform it live alongside pieces by Julian Anderson, Mark-Anthony Turnage and James MacMillan on Saturday 7 December








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Tickets Please! Help us fill our concert hall

Do you remember the first time you saw a symphony orchestra live on stage? Help us to offer 2,500 children the chance to see an orchestra for the first time.

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The Rest Is Noise nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014

The Rest Is Noise

The Rest Is Noise, Southbank Centre’s year-long festival of 20th-century music, for which the LPO is the major orchestral partner, is among the nominees for the 2014 South Bank Sky Arts Awards.

Update 27 January 2014: We are delighted that The Rest Is Noise won the award for the Classical category! A huge congratulations and ‘thank you’ to all at Southbank Centre and our fellow The Rest Is Noise artists and ensembles, who we’ve very much enjoyed sharing this experience with. Read more about the winners here.

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Violinist Sergej Krylov in conversation with Sofia Gubaidulina

Sergej Krylov

On Wednesday 6 November, violinist Sergej Krylov performed Sofia Gubaidulina's Offertorium with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Here's a short YouTube video (in Russian) of him discussing the work with the composer ahead of the concert:

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New Video: Introducing John Williams's Star Wars Film Score

In this video, we introduce John Williams's epic score to George Lucas's Star Wars series, which we perform excerpts of on Friday 29 November, as part of The Genius of Film Music 1980-2000. Please note that this performance is now sold out.








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Our month with Crisis & Leonard Cheshire Disability

Throughout four weeks in October and November we have been busy taking part in a series of music workshops as part of our residency at the Crisis Skylight Centre in Aldgate and Leonard Cheshire Disability.

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New Video: Introducing Górecki’s Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)

A short film exploring the inspirations for Górecki’s achingly beautiful Symphony No. 3, one of the best-selling pieces of classical music of all time. We perform this monumental work alongside Krzysztof Penderecki's Violin Concerto No. 1 on Wednesday 27 November.







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