This Saturday 18 May LSO Jerwood Composer+ Amir Konjani presents To Be Someone Else is a Battle at LSO St Luke's, his first event of the 16-month LSO Jerwood Composer+ Scheme. In this article, Amir shares his thoughts on art, artists and what we might expect from this immersive and contemporary experience.
One month ago, over 500 singers came together in the Barbican foyers to open that evening's concert with a unique performance of David Lang's the public domain. We take look back at this astonishing performance and the people who brought it to life.
Dreams, Myths and Histories: John Adams' Harmonielehre
'The forty-five minute symphony that broke me out of this long creative lockdown was a statement of belief in the power of tonality at a time when I was uncertain about its future': exploring John Adams' symphonic epic of 1985
Like much of Charles Ives' music, the Second Symphony is scattered with references and allusions to familiar tunes from the American songbook. Ahead of its performance this Sunday, here are just few things to listen out for …