Marin Alsop on Leonard Bernstein’s Candide

Marin Alsop discusses Leonard Bernstein’s Candide, which she conducts with the LSO on Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 December 2018. Having worked closely with the composer across her career, Marin draws on her unique insight into Bernstein’s sensibility for music, words and theatre to bring this this semi-staged production to life with director Garnett Bruce. 

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Simone Dinnerstein on the music of Philip Glass

Ahead of her debut performance with the LSO, we spoke with pianist Simone Dinnerstein about the music of Philip Glass, what it's like working with Kristjan Järvi, and how she self-produced her first album to score a US Billboard Number One.

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Kristjan Järvi on the Divine Geometry of Baroque music and minimalism

Ahead of his performance with the LSO on Thursday 29 November, we talked to conductor Kristjan Järvi about what Bach, Handel, Radiohead and minimalism all have in common – as well as his philosophy for childlike musical discovery.

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LSO Panufnik Composer Blog: Joel Järventausta

Eleven months into the LSO’s Panufnik Scheme for composers, Joel Järventausta tells us about how he tackled the challenge of writing music for a full-size Symphony Orchestra and the poetic inspiration for his piece, Suns Extinguished

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Welcome to our new Assistant Conductor, Felix Mildenberger!

After a thrilling final, the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2018 came to a close on 22 November and Felix Mildenberger was crowned its winner and LSO Assistant Conductor for the next two years.

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