LSO programme in silk, 1909
Now in its twelth decade, the history of the LSO contains many of the important developments of British orchestral life, including premieres of now-popular works and relationships with some of the greatest conductors. For this Chronology we have picked just a few!
For a more in-depth story, you might like to purchase Richard Morrison's book, written for the LSO's centenary in 2004, Orchestra: A Century of Triumph and Turbulence, available from Amazon.
Chronology compiled by Libby Rice