Stage & Transport Manager Alan Goode explains how he and his team are the first in and the last out - a vital cog in the machine that is the LSO.
In memory of Rod Franks, principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra
LSO Choral Director and LSC Chorus Director Simon Halsey about why this new post is revitalising LSO choral concerts, and brings his career full circle.
Some of the composers describe the benefits of membership of LSO Soundhub - a flexible place where composers can explore, collaborate and experiment
The LSO is proud of its international family of soloists and conductors. We asked them what it was about working with the Orchestra that makes it different from other orchestras.
James Mallinson has been producing LSO Live recordings for 14 years. He gives us a little glimpse at what it takes to capture live concerts at the Barbican and turn them into CDs and downloads
Principal Flute Gareth Davies explores LSO touring whilst on tour in New York with the 2012 LSO, through extracts from a diary bequeathed to the LSO by 1912 Principal Timpani Charles Turner.
Archivist Libby Rice shows us a few of the treasured items from the LSO's 110 years of history
Performed by Lorenzo Iosco (clarinet) and John Alley (piano). Recorded on 21 March 2014
Major new pieces for the repertoire and supporting the new generation of composers through schemes such as LSO Soundhub and the Panufnik Young Composers Scheme.
We asked a selection of members of the LSO's audience from around the world and players from the Orchestra to tell us about their experiences of the LSO - here's what they said!
Valery Gergiev discusses the two composers features in the Music in Colour series in March & April 2014
Sir John Eliot Gardiner discusses conducting Mendelssohn with the LSO in London and on tour in Portsmouth and Guildford
Composer Huw Watkins tell us about his new concerto written for LSO Principal Flute Adam Walker, premiered on 23 February 2014
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies on his new Tenth Symphony, which will be premiered on 2 February 2014
John Williams, Patrick Doyle, George Fenton & James Horner talk about working with the LSO to record their film scores and why the Orchestra's sound is right for them.
Sir Colin Davis talks about Handel's Messiah, which he conducted with the LSO at the Barbican in 2006. Sir Colin Davis died on 14 April 2013.
Musicians from the LSO describe some of the musical effects that tell the story in Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique. Originally shown on the big screens at the BMW LSO Open Air Classics in May 2013
Footage from the recording of Weber's Der Freischütz, one of Sir Colin Davis' last appearances with the LSO. Features cast and conductor interviews and excerpts from the rehearsals and performance
We asked the musicians of the LSO about their roles in Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and what makes it such a stand-out piece for orchestras. Recorded as part of the BMW LSO Open Air Classics 2012
LSO Double Basses Rinat Ibragimov and Matthew Gibson discuss the work of the Italian composer and bassist Giovanni Bottesini, making particular reference to Rinat's recent recording
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