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 a rendition of Berlioz’s choral symphony Romeo and Juliet was on the LSO calendar for November I 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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An interview with Denis Matsuev

Ahead of his solo performances of Prokofiev's Second and Third Piano Concertos with the LSO this autumn, we caught up with pianist Denis Matsuev to talk about the great Russian composers, performing with Gianandrea Noseda and the magic of the stage.

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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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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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