Family Viols: Hille & Marthe Perl at Baroque at the Edge

Hille is nothing less than one of the world’s most inspirational and engaging gamba-players, but she is also a woman whose open-hearted personality communicates itself to audiences in a captivating way, and whose wide range of interests keeps her musicmaking fresh and alive. She is joined at LSO St Luke's on Saturday 11 January by her viol-playing daughter Marthe.

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Spring's Classic FM Recommended Concerts

At the LSO, we are proud to have been Classic FM’s Orchestra in the City of London for over 17 years. Each season, a selection of our concerts come recommended by Classic FM. Here’s our round-up of spring's Classic FM recommended concerts and a look at where the music, performers and more sit in the LSO’s history.

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Bass instincts: an interview with Jonathan Roozeman and Lauri Porra

When we first had the idea for Baroque at the Edge back in 2017 and were thinking of the kinds of acts we might invite, it’s safe to say that the idea of a cello and bass guitar combo was not one that occurred to us. But, you know, as musicians out there get to hear of us, so we get to hear of them, and thus it was that we came across Jonathan Roozeman and Lauri Porra.

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Lunar New Year Premieres: LSO composers – past and present – tell us about a night of new music

What better way to ring in the Lunar New Year than with new music? Following a sold-out debut in January 2019, artist collective Tangram return on 25 January to interweave folk melodies with brand new compositions. We caught up with composers Raymond Yiu, Jasmin Kent Rodgman and Alex Ho – all LSO composers of past and present – to find out more about the music we'll hear on Lunar New Year.

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Introducing the LSO's Community Gamelan Group

No musical training? No sight-reading skills? No worries! The Indonesian gamelan is the orchestra where the only entry requirement is a love of rhythm.

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