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

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Behind the scenes: Bringing music to life

Last summer Greg Felton joined the LPO in the newly created role of Digital Creative. He fills us in on how he’s helping the Orchestra share its music with audiences worldwide.

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Meet the players: Hugh Kluger

A native of Sydney, Australia, Hugh joined the LPO in March 2018 as Sub-Principal Double Bass. We talked to him about his first impressions of the LPO, and life in London both on- and off-stage.

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LPO 2018/19 season player picks

With our 2018/19 season at Southbank Centre now just around the corner, what to come and hear next at Southbank Centre? We've been asking LPO players what pieces they're most looking forward to performing over the coming months ... 

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Listen again: Debut Sounds 2018

On 9 July 2018 we gave the world premieres of five new compositions by the LPO Young Composers, performed by an orchestra of Foyle Future Firsts and LPO members conducted by Sir James MacMillan. Listen to all five works right here.

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Tap-along Timpani: Beethoven Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'

We'll be at Canary Wharf on Wednesday 8 August for a free outdoor concert featuring Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'. Ahead of joining us in the sunshine test your rhythm skills with our tap-along timpani extracts for each movement. 

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Gennady Rozhdestvensky 1931–2018

Gennady Rozhdestvensky

The London Philharmonic Orchestra was saddened to hear of the death of conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky on 16 June 2018, aged 87.

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Meet the 2017/18 LPO Young Composers

On Monday 9 July at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall members of the LPO and Foyle Future Firsts young musicians will give the world premieres of five new works from the 2017/18 LPO Young Composers, concluding a year of workshops and tutorials with their mentor Sir James MacMillan. In the lead-up to the concert find out more about the composers and their music in our ongoing video series.

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