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
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.
31 October to 2 November 2014, Barbican and LSO St Luke's
Behind the Scenes
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.
In September 2012, twenty young conductors from Europe took part in the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition. This film follows the conductors as they are whittled down from twenty to one.