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.
In his preface to the first publication of William Shakespeare’s First Folio in 1623, poet Ben Johnson made a prediction on the enduring legacy of Shakespeare’s works, proclaiming them as "…not of an age, but for all time".