The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.
- Published: 10 April 2018
On Friday 13 April 2018 we're giving the world premiere of Bryce Dessner's Concerto for Two Pianos with legendary piano duo Katia and Marielle Labèque, as part of our Breaking Ground series of new music concerts at Southbank Centre.
- Published: 04 April 2018
Hear Thomas Adès discuss his latest Powder Her Face Suite, and the opportunities writing for a full orchestra has given his score.
- Published: 23 March 2018
We were saddened this month to hear of the death of Jesús López-Cobos, former Principal Guest Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1981 to 1986.
- Published: 22 March 2018
Hear members of the London Philharmonic Choir discuss Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms ahead of their performance on Saturday 24 March as part of Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey.
- Published: 09 March 2018
Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja discusses Stravinsky's Violin Concerto, its 'unplayable' chords, and its lasting appeal in this pair of short videos. See her perform the Concerto on Saturday 24 March.
- Published: 08 March 2018
Watch the latest trailer for our Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey festival. Find out what violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and composer / conductor Thomas Adès had to say ...
- Published: 15 February 2018
Not content with making himself heard through his music alone, Stravinsky was also an enthusiastic commentator on the music of others. Only too happy to share entertaining anecdotes and his endless (and often inflammatory) opinions on the culture of the day, in many ways his interviews and writings are a lot like his compositions: eloquent, provocative, and sometimes gloriously impolite. Here are some of our favourite catty comments from Igor Stravinsky...