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Meet our DFCC 2018 candidates: Teddy Poll

Teddy (29) recently joined San Francisco Opera as a conducting fellow after finishing his tenure as a Rita E Hauser Conducting Fellow at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Most recently, Teddy has conducted in performances and workshops with Opera Philadelphia, the Glimmerglass Festival and the Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music.

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Meet our DFCC 2018 candidates: Harry Ogg

Harry Ogg (27) is from London and is currently completing his Master's in Orchestral Conducting in Weimar. He made his Longborough Festival Opera debut in 2018 and is currently assisting Tomá Hanus on Prokofiev’s War and Peace at Welsh National Opera. Harry has previously worked with Edward Gardner and the Bergen Philharmonic as well as with Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé.

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The LSO in World War I: Armistice and Renaissance

Back in 2014 we began a project to uncover the story of the LSO and its players during World War I, marking the centenary of the start of the conflict. Four years later, to mark the centenary of the Armistice, we return to take a look at how the LSO was coping by the end of the War and what happened next.

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Two years on: In conversation with Niklas Benjamin Hoffman

In 2016, Niklas Benjamin Hoffman became the winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition, after conducting the LSO in the Competition's final concert at the Barbican. Since then he has worked with the Orchestra as Assistant Conductor while establishing a diverse freelance career. We talked to Niklas about what happens over the three days of the Competition and what his advice is to the conductors who’ll be stepping onto the podium in 2018.

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EnCue: in-sync programme notes via smartphone app

Half Six Fix is a different way to experience the LSO. First-hand insights from the conductor, a relaxed atmosphere, great music, and the full impact of the London Symphony Orchestra – all in 60 minutes.

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