Why the piano sounds so old and what we can do about it.

With his Open Ear debut coming up on Saturday 30 June, Joseph Havlat explores the problems with contemporary music for solo piano, and how he’s trying to solve them.

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Conductor Duncan Ward on Stockhausen's Gruppen

On Saturday 30 June we will be heading to the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern for the first time to perform two epic sonic works – Messiaen's Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum and Stockhausen's Gruppen.

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Welcome to our new Principal Oboe, Juliana Koch

On Friday 1 June we welcome a new member of the Orchestra, Juliana Koch, who joins Olivier Stankiewicz as Principal Oboe.

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How to play the Harp with a Milk Frother

Ahead of their Open Ear debut at LSO St Luke’s on 30 June, The Hermes Experiment gave us a sneak peek at some of their extended (and more caféological) performance techniques, as well as a look at the pieces they’ll be playing.

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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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