Five things you didn't know about Elgar

Ahead of Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider's performance of the Violin Concerto on Sunday 29 March, we learn more about Elgar as a composer and a conductor, his relationship with the LSO and some of his unique quirks.

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Ildebrando Pizzetti: no, he's nothing to do with Pizza

As we begin a new series of Lunchtime Concerts at LSO St Luke's exploring the links between two composers – Claude Debussy, who died a hundred years ago, and Ildebrando Pizzetti, who died 50 years ago – BBC Radio 3 Producer David Gallagher introduces the lesser known of the two.

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Introducing Edgar Moreau

Meet cellist Edgar Moreau. At 23 years old, he’s already making his name in the classical world as a cello prodigy — and he’s making his debut with the LSO this Sunday.

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New on Digital Theatre

There are now even more LSO concert recordings to enjoy from the comfort of your own home thanks to Digital Theatre, adding to the Orchestra's ever-growing collection on the online platform. 

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Behind the scenes: why is a Green Room called a Green Room?

It all started with an Instagram post of the sign on the door of Sir Simon Rattle's dressing room – or more accurately the Barbican Centre's Conductor's Green Room. One of our followers asked the question: "why is it called a Green Room?"

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