Five things you didn’t know about Schumann’s Scenes from Goethe’s Faust

On 20 March Daniel Harding conducts Schumann’s dramatic work, Scenes from Goethe’s Faust. We learn more about Schumann’s personal anguish and the circumstances that gave rise to this fascinating work. 

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The LSO's composer schemes: a pictoral timeline

During LSO Futures on 13 March 2016 we will be celebrating 10 years of the Panufnik Composers Scheme; a decade that has produced an alumni to be proud of. In this timeline we look at how it all began, some of the achievements of its participants and delved through the archive of photos we have amassed.

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The LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme: Where are they now? Part 1

2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the very first Panufnik Composers Scheme, an initiative devised by the Orchestra in association with Lady Panufnik in memory of her late husband, the composer Sir Andrzej Panufnik. In anticipation of LSO Futures on 9 –13 March, the Orchestra's biennial celebration of contemporary music that features previous members of the scheme, we take a look at where the first five years of Panufnik participants are now.

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The LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme: Where are they now? Part 2

With LSO Futures around the corner on 9 – 13 March, we continue our retrospective on the participants of the LSO Panufnik Composer's Scheme.

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Gianandrea Noseda: What makes Shakespeare a master

Gianandrea Noseda returns to the LSO this month conducting some of the most dramatic orchestral works inspired by the Bard. We learn more about what Shakespeare's writings mean to him as a performer.

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