The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.
- Published: 13 April 2017
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 ...
- Published: 12 April 2017
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.
- Published: 17 March 2017
Now with just over a month to go before the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s team of five runners take to the streets for the Virgin Money London Marathon, we’re delighted to introduce you to them and their #ReasonToRun.
- Published: 07 March 2017
With our upcoming performance of Mozart’s famous unfinished Requiem with Nathalie Stutzmann and the London Philharmonic Choir to look forward to on Saturday 25 March we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Requiems, and with something like 2000 known Requiem Mass settings to choose from, we’ve been totally spoilt for choice.
- Published: 22 February 2017
We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of conductor Stanisław Skrowaczewski, who passed away on Tuesday 21 February 2017, at the age of 93.
- Published: 01 February 2017
Find out about two of the most iconic pieces of music in film – Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra and Ligeti’s Atmosphères – and how they came to be included in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. We perform both works live at Royal Festival Hall on Friday 10 February.
- Published: 31 January 2017
With giants of American minimalism Philip Glass, John Adams and Steve Reich all featuring in recent programmes, we’ve enjoyed compiling a list of our favourite pieces of minimalist music.