The latest news about our concerts, recordings, concert streams and Education & Community programme.
- 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.
- Published: 26 January 2017
Today we announced our 2017/18 season at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. Highlights including our continuing Belief and Beyond Belief festival in partnership with Southbank Centre, a new festival dedicated to the life and work of Stravinsky, and a special performance of Das Rheingold in honour of Vladimir Jurowski's 10th year as our Principal Conductor.
- Published: 17 January 2017
With the launch of Meaning, the first part of our Belief and Beyond Belief festival with Southbank Centre, we’ve been discussing our favourite pieces of music that we think best deal with themes of life and meaning. So even if you can’t join us at our Meaning concerts, be sure to turn up the volume and join us in pondering deep questions with another of our recommended listens...
- Published: 16 January 2017
With the launch of Meaning, the first part of our Belief and Beyond Belief festival with Southbank Centre, we’ve been discussing our favourite books that we think best deal with themes of life and meaning. Settle down somewhere cosy and join us in pondering deep questions over one of our recommended reads ...
- Published: 11 January 2017
On Saturday 11 February we present an evening of American minimalism, featuring music by Philip Glass, Charles Ives and John Adams. Hear Principal Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduce this exciting programme in our short interview.