Contemporary music series BBC Radio 3 Open Ear continues at LSO St Luke's on Saturday 11 November. Ahead of the concert, Riot Ensemble director Aaron Holloway-Nahum spoke to composer Clara Iannotta about her piece for musicians and music box machine The People Here Go Mad. They Blame the Wind.
On Sunday 5 November LSO Principal Flute Adam Walker performs Bernstein's hauting work Halil. Ahead of the concert, we caught up with him to talk about the piece, what it's like playing in the LSO and how he got into music.
98 years ago today, 27 October 1919, saw the LSO perform the world premiere of one of the most popular works in the repertoire: Elgar's Cello Concerto. It may be popular now, but it wasn't always the case...
This season we are running a new early evening concert series, Half Six Fix. These concerts start at 6.30pm and last for roughly one hour, without an interval.The programme will feature one or two major works, which the conductor will introduce from the stage. And to bring you closer to the action, we'll have screens to showcase the performers and programme notes available on our Android or iPhone device. You can also enjoy the music with a drink.
9 things you didn’t know about Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2
Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 2 is one of the most popular and recognisable concertos in the classical repertoire. Widely enjoyed but played only by the most skilful pianists, it has been performed in concert halls consistently since 1901. But how much do you really know about this landmark piece?