Interview: Alpesh Chauhan


Conductor Alpesh Chauhan is one to watch this year. As former Assistant Conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor Designate of Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini Parma, the 26-year-old is already making an impact across Europe. We get to know the young conductor ahead of his debut with the LSO on Thursday 26 January, where he will be joined by pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.

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INTERVIEW: Peter Sellars talks Le grand macabre

Peter Sellars talks Le grand macabre, the similarities between Ligeti and Mozart, and what it's like to work with Sir Simon Rattle …

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In the Spotlight: Nikolaj Znaider


Violinist and conductor Nikolaj Znaider returns to direct the London Symphony Orchestra in a cycle of Mozart's elegant Violin Concertos alongside the dramatic symphonies of Tchaikovsky. 

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1


On 14 December, the London Symphony Orchestra will perform Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1 with soloist James Ehnes and conductor Fabien Gabel. 

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John Adams - A Timeline


Early next year, John Adams will celebrate his 70th birthday. In honour of the occasion, the LSO are performing two of his most outstanding pieces. 

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