We speak to LSO Principal Percussion, Neil Percy, and Co-Principal Timpani, Antoine Bedewi, who will be mentoring some of the best young talent from across the UK in this year's LSO Timpani & Percussion Academy, culminating in a showcase on Wednesday 19 July.
On Sunday 9 July 2017 Andrew Norman's "opera for all" A Trip to the Moon received its UK premiere at the Barbican Centre in London. The concert also featured a performance of Sibelius Symphony No 2, with students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama sitting side-by-side with the LSO.
Guest post: Cinegi Arts&Film – All the world’s a… screen?
Cinegi Arts&Film is the new digital distribution platform that makes filmed theatre, music, dance, ballet and opera available to audiences in public screenings at all kinds of venues across the UK. The LSO has partnered with Cinegi to provide full-length concerts filmed at the Barbican Centre in London, helping us to bring our music to parts of the UK that we can't get to in person. In this post, Cinegi's Content Manager Paul Homer explains how it works.
LSO Live's Latest Release: Remembering by Mark-Anthony Turnage
Listen to and watch the World premiere recording of Remembering, the powerful new work by Mark-Anthony Turnage's, out now on LSO Live. Jointly commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra - with support from Susie Thomson - Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker and Boston Symphony Orchestra, critics have called it one of Turnage best new orchestral works.