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Amir Konjani: Eroded

Ahead of his final LSO Jerwood Composer+ event, Amir Konjani discusses the compositional techniques used in his concert, from shadowing and spatialisation to his musical Braille code used in the soundtrack for Oscar Award-winning short film The Silent Child.

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5 Reasons Why Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet is Unmissable

When I saw that the LSO were to perform Berlioz's Romeo and JulietI was really excited. However, when I shared my enthusiasm with my friends I was met with deadpan expressions, and raised eyebrows: ‘Another Romeo and Juliet? Really?’ I refused to accept this, and thus I was inspired to write this article, to convince everyone why Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet is absolutely, 100%, 10/10 worth seeing.

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Autumn's Classic FM Recommended Concerts

At the LSO, we are proud to have been Classic FM’s Orchestra in the City of London for over 17 years. Each season, a selection of our concerts come recommended by Classic FM. Here’s our round-up of autumn’s Classic FM recommended concerts and a look at where the music sits in the LSO’s history.

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An interview with Alain Altinoglu

Alain Altinoglu, Musical Director of the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels, conducts a trio of Russian works on Thursday 10 October. Ahead of his appearance at the Barbican, we chatted about his time in Brussels, performing as a pianist and how he got into conducting.

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Saying goodbye and good luck to Tim Hugh

In October 2019 we say a heartfelt goodbye to Principal Cello Tim Hugh. 

Here we take a look back at his career with the LSO. 

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