Meet conductor Stephanie Childress

On Thursday 5 November, Stephanie Childress conducts the Orchestra in a programme of Kaija Saariaho, Sibelius and Mendelssohn, streamed live from LSO St Luke's and available to watch on Medici TV from 6.30pm GMT. We caught up with her to hear about her memories of listening to 70s funk as a child, playing with the LSO String Academy, and how she's preparing to conduct this performance after stepping in at short notice.

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Karen Cargill on lockdown and Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Mezzo-Soprano Karen Cargill stars in our performance of Bartók's Duke Bluebeard's Castle, premiering on our YouTube channel from 7pm GMT on Sunday 1 November. We asked her for a Zoom chat to find out more about her.

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Welcome to Sofia Silva Sousa, our newest Member

Sofia Silva Sousa

On 28 October, we're welcoming a new Member of the LSO: Sofia Silva Sousa, who joins our Viola section.

We spoke to her to find out more about her background in music, her advice for young musicians, and her experience in the LSO so far. 

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Watch conductor Kevin John Edusei on STAGE ACCESS

On 28 October, conductor Kevin John Edusei leads the Orchestra in a performance of the suite from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Boulanger's D’un matin de printemps and Schumann's 'Spring' Symphony. From 29 October, you can watch this beautiful programme on STAGE ACCESS, the new destination for streaming the performing arts. 

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Read on to find out more. Viewers in the US and Canada can click here to watch, while viewers in the UK can find out more about the new service here

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Debussy & Ravel from François-Xavier Roth

Out now on LSO Live, our Principal Guest Conductor's latest album pairs the music of two French masters, Debussy & Ravel. 

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