One idle Saturday we posed the question on Facebook: what's your favourite (musical) note? And why? Not for any particular reason, but just because we could. Because what is social media for, if not for idle chit-chat?
This season sees the return of violinist Janine Jansen, who will be performing with the LSO as part of our Artist Portrait Series over February and April. We find our more about her career, her history with the LSO and her thoughts on pieces she will be performing.
Conductor Alpesh Chauhan is one to watch this year. As former Assistant Conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor Designate of Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini Parma, the 26-year-old is already making an impact across Europe. We get to know the young conductor ahead of his debut with the LSO on Thursday 26 January, where he will be joined by pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.
On Thursday 7 December 2017, Nikolaj Znaider continues his series exploring the links between Mozart's violin concertos and the symphonies of Tchaikovsky. Find out more about series with this interview from December 2016.