Sir Simon Rattle was announced as the LSO's Music Director on Tuesday 3 March 2015, taking up his post in September 2017. He gave us a short interview immediately after the morning press announcement
Ahead of the our celebration of Principal Guest Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas's 70th birthday, we got together a group of LSO players to talk about their memories of working with MTT.
A busy day at LSO St Luke's: a lunchtime concert, a photoshoot and a rehearsal in the evening, all captured on this short timelapse video.
Exploring the art of conducting with the Jury and Candidates of the 2014 competition, held in London on 6–8 December 2014. The winner of the competition was Elim Chan.
We caught up with conductor Xian Zhang ahead of her ‘Ones to Watch’ concert with the LSO at the Barbican on Sunday 18 January 2015.
We caught up with conductor Nkolaj Znaider in anticipation of his ‘Ones to Watch’ concert with the LSO on 18 December 2014.
Principal Flute Gareth Davies introduces some of the research work that has been going on during the World War I centenary year to uncover the history of the LSO its musicians in 1914–18
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique & Overture: Waverley is now available to order on Super Audio CD & the new format Pure Audio Blu-ray disc from LSO Live
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3, Overture: The Hebrides and Schumann Piano Concerto performed by Maria João Pires is now available to order on LSO Livce
Sally Beamish talks about her new oratorio, Equal Voices, commissioned by the LSO and premiered on 2 November 2014 at the Barbican in London
31 October to 2 November 2014, Barbican and LSO St Luke's
LSO on Film: The Magic and Majesty of Alexandre Desplat takes place on 11 December 2014, featuring music from The Queen, Harry Potter 7, Argo, Philomena and many more http://bit.ly/1tZ8t68
LSO Live celebrates its 100th release with a commemorative anniversary box-set dedicated to the memory of Sir Colin Davis (1927--2013) featuring 13 discs including a DVD documentary.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner speaks about his recording of Oedipus Rex, the latest release on LSO Live (March 2014)
Valery Gergiev on his latest release on the LSO Live label, Brahms German Requiem (May 2014)
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