Reviews

The latest reviews of our performances

Concert Reviews: 14 October 2015

Krzysztof Penderecki

On 14 October, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was joined by Polish conductor, Krzysztof Penderecki in a world premiere performance of his Adagio for Strings and Horn Concerto, as well as his profound Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima. The conductor also broke away from his own works to conduct Shostakovich’s Sixth Symphony.

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Concert Reviews: 26 September 2015

On Saturday 26 September, the London Philharmonic Orchestra returned to Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, for their second performance of the 15/16 season. The concert featured Taneyev’s St John of Damascus, Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini, and Sibelius’s Second Symphony.

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Concert Reviews: 3 October 2015

Leonidas Kavakos

On Saturday 3 October, London Philharmonic Orchestra was once again joined by their Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Vladimir Jurowski, as well as violinist Leonidas Kavakos, for a performance of Knussen, Sibelius, and Scriabin’s Third Symphony: The Divine Poem.

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Concert Reviews: 23 September 2015

The opening concert of the LPO's 2015/16 season began with what Vladimir Jurowski describes as the 'Mount Everest' of symphonies, Mahler's Seventh. Jurowski, the LPO's Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser, was on the podium and ready for the challenge.

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Musicians of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

The musicians of the Orchestra are among the best orchestral players from across the world – representing over 14 different nationalities, they truly reflect the international outlook of the Orchestra. Many players hold professorships at the UK's music colleges and conservatoires, and perform as acclaimed chamber musicians and soloists alongside their orchestral careers.
Player photos commissioned by the LPO and photographed by Benjamin Ealovega.