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Osmo Vänskä discusses Sibelius

Osmo Vanska

Ahead of our Sibelius Symphony Cycle in October (19–28 October), we went to Amsterdam to catch up with Finnish maestro Osmo Vänskä. Hear his thoughts on Sibelius and his music here.

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Osmo Vänskä on Sibelius

Osmo Vanska

This October Osmo Vänskä conducts the Orchestra in a complete cycle of Sibelius’s seven symphonies. Andrew Mellor talks to the Finnish conductor about the journey ahead...

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Sukanya The Opera

Find out about the exclusive world premiere and UK tour of Ravi Shankar's only opera, Sukanya.

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The Story of Sukanya

At over 1.8 million words, the Mahabharata is the longest of the Sanskrit epics of ancient India; it is 10 times the length of the Odyssey and the Iliad combined. The story of Sukanya comes from Book 3, Vana Parva (Book of the Forest).

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Tune In Autumn/Winter 2016

The Autumn edition of the Orchestra's newsletter, Tune In, is now published. Read an exclusive interview with Osmo Vänskä where he looks ahead to this season's Sibelius journey, discover some of the LPO's 'behind-the-scenes' staff highlights in 2016/17, find out what's new on the LPO Label and read all about Belief and Beyond Belief, a year-long festival that nearly all of our concerts in 2017 will form. In our regular ‘Backstage’ interview feature we meet new Principal Flute Juliette Bausor.

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Tune In Backstage: Meet Juliette Bausor

Juliette Bausor

Read our interview with Juliette Bausor from our recent Tune In newsletter. Juliette is one of the Orchestra’s newest members, having been appointed Principal Flute in July 2016. She joins us from Royal Northern Sinfonia, based at Sage Gateshead, where she was Principal for the past 11 years. We got to know her and her first impressions of the LPO ...

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Final Fantasy XV Live

FFXV

On 7 September 2016, the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed at a very special event at Abbey Road Studios. This performance featured music from the upcoming Final Fantasy XV video game and was enjoyed by fans who streamed it online across the world.

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