On Sunday 5 November LSO Principal Flute Adam Walker performs Bernstein's hauting work Halil. Ahead of the concert, we caught up with him to talk about the piece, what it's like playing in the LSO and how he got into music.
8 things you didn’t know about Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2
Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2 is one of the most popular and recognisable concertos in the classical repertoire. Widely enjoyed but played only by the most skilful pianists, it has been performed in concert halls consistently since 1901. But how much do you really know about this landmark piece?
This month we welcome Bernard Haitink back to the Barbican for concerts on Tuesday 10, Sunday 15 and Thursday 19 October. Ahead of concerts delving into some towering figures of the Romantic era, here are our picks for the renowned conductor’s best releases on our record label, LSO Live.