Out now on LSO Live: Shostakovich Symphony No 5

Listen to the first release in Gianandrea Noseda's new LSO Live Shostakovich cycle. Available now, only on Apple Music. 

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Emma-Jean Thackray on London Jazz

Ahead of LONDON JAZZ x LSO: Part I, award-winning jazz trumpeter, composer and producer Emma-Jean Thackray lets us in on what’s happening behind the scenes, her thoughts behind the concert and chats to the artists involved, including London’s most sought-after jazz drummer Tom Skinner (aka Hello Skinny).

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Setting all words: James Weeks interviews Michael Oesterle

Michael Oesterle’s piece all words is remarkably simple. It sets all 1,015 three-letter words in the Scrabble dictionary to music. Before performing it at BBC Radio 3 Open Ear on Saturday, EXAUDI’s director James Weeks caught up with Michael to ask an even simpler question, ‘Why on earth would a composer do this?’

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Welcome to the new members of our viola section

On Monday 16 April we're welcoming two new Members to the LSO, and both of them to the Viola section! Say hello to Steve Doman and Carol Ella.

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New releases from Rattle & Gergiev on LSO Live

We take a look at forthcoming releases on the Orchestra's record label, including a box set of the complete Rachmaninov symphonies and a new concert film featuring Sir Simon Rattle & Pierre-Laurent Aimard. 

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