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

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LPO Debut Sounds | Meet the Composers: Nathan Dearden

Ahead of our annual Debut Sounds concert next month we've been chatting to the LPO Young Composers about their new works and their experiences on the scheme. 

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George Apel and Keith Harvey

Violin

We were saddened to hear of the deaths of two former London Philharmonic Orchestra musicians in the last few weeks: George Apel (violin) and Keith Harvey (cello).

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Sukanya the Opera – the trailer

Watch the trailer for our exciting new project: Ravi Shankar's Sukanya

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Conductor John Mauceri on Strauss's Four Last Songs

We’ve got a brilliant programme lined up for our performance on Friday 28 April, exploring a wide range of music that looks beyond the material world and strives for transcendence, conducted by John Mauceri and featuring star soprano Angel Blue. Here John introduces Strauss's radiantly beautiful Four Last Songs, and explains the significance of these final completed works from the last great pioneer of German Romanticism. 

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Conductor John Mauceri on Paul Hindemith

We’ve got a brilliant programme lined up for our performance on Friday 28 April, exploring a wide range of music that looks beyond the material world and strives for transcendence, conducted by John Mauceri and featuring star soprano Angel Blue. Here John introduces another work from the programme, and explains the surprising link between 20th-century German composer Paul Hindemith and St Francis of Assisi.

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Conductor John Mauceri on Schoenberg and Bach

We’ve got a brilliant programme lined up for our performance on Friday 28 April, exploring a wide range of music that looks beyond the material world and strives for transcendence, conducted by John Mauceri and featuring star soprano Angel Blue. Here John introduces a work from the programme and explains why our assumptions about Schoenberg are probably wrong ...

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David Murphy presents When East Meets West: Introduction

Ravi Shankar's long-time collaborator and Sukanya conductor David Murphy has teamed up with the Bagri Foundation to create an online miniseries giving an introduction to the foundations of Indian classical music, and exploring its deep ties to Western musical traditions. Watch the introduction to the series here.

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