Podcasts

Each month during the season the London Philharmonic Orchestra releases a new edition of its audio podcast. We bring you interviews with conductors and soloists, pre-concert talks recorded at Royal Festival Hall and previews of our latest CD releases on the LPO Label.

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The Schumann Violin Concerto

The strangest detective story in the history of music - inspired by a true incident.

On November 8 we perform Schumann’s Violin Concerto with violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja. In this podcast, novelist and classical music writer Jessica Duchen talks about her novel, Ghost Variations, which tells the bizarre story of how the violin concerto was rediscovered after being left unknown and unheard for over 80 years.

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Tchaikovsky, Vladimir Jurowski and Russia

In a Russian themed podcast, Conductor Vladimir Jurowski describes hearing Tchaikovsky's music as a child, and explains the impact the music has had on later generations of composers. Then, in an interview with BBC Radio 3's Andrew McGregor, he discusses growing up in Russia, his memories, training, and influences.

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Glyndebourne and the first symphonic performance

The orchestra is at Glyndebourne. Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and BBC Radio 3's Andrew McGregor discuss the benefits of playing in the pit, how the great conductors often come from the opera, and the excitement of playing in the Royal Albert Hall at the first symphonic performance after the run at the festival.

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Julian Bliss in conversation

From child prodigy to instrument designer and international soloist, clarinetist Julian Bliss talks with Edward Seckerson prior to his performance with London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, London on 30 November 2016.

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Anoushka Shankar and David Murphy

Anoushka Shankar and David Murphy talk about the completion and staging of the final work of sitar legend Ravi Shankar, Sukanya.

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Gavin Bryars - Continual Invention

Season 9 of the LPO podcast arrives this month, promising more recordings of pre-concert talks and interviews with our conductors and artists each month.

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Macbeth - performances in the 1880s

Podcast - March 2016

Performances of Macbeth from the 1880s brought to life by Dr Lucy Munro  (April 2016)

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