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Bringing Khadambi's House to LSO St Luke's


Tomorrow night's Soundhub Showcase at LSO St Luke's features a whole host of new music from composers on the LSO Soundhub composers' scheme, including several by Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian. Cevanne has spent the last couple of years as resident composer at Khadambi's House, 575 Wandsworth Road, a beautifully hand-decorated National Trust property owned by LSO Patron Susie Thomson. In this post Cevanne describes how she has been preparing for this showcase of her work...

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The world's favourite note?


One idle Saturday we posed the question on Facebook: what's your favourite (musical) note? And why? Not for any particular reason, but just because we could. Because what is social media for, if not for idle chit-chat?

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In the Spotlight: Nikolaj Znaider


On Thursday 7 December 2017, Nikolaj Znaider continues his series exploring the links between Mozart's violin concertos and the symphonies of Tchaikovsky. Find out more about series with this interview from December 2016.

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Interview: Alpesh Chauhan


Conductor Alpesh Chauhan is one to watch this year. As former Assistant Conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor Designate of Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini Parma, the 26-year-old is already making an impact across Europe. We get to know the young conductor ahead of his debut with the LSO on Thursday 26 January, where he will be joined by pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1


On 14 December, the London Symphony Orchestra will perform Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1 with soloist James Ehnes and conductor Fabien Gabel. 

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