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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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LSO Panufnik Composer Blog: Lara Poe

Lara Poe shares her experiences of the LSO Panufnik Composers scheme – including rare insights into orchestral playing and what it's like to compose music for the LSO.

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On this day in 1919...

This article was originally written on 27 October 2017 and has been updated.

On 27 October 1919, the LSO performed 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...

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Charles Hamilton Sorley: 1914–15 in Letters

On Sunday 4 November the LSO performs James MacMillan’s poignant memorial to the fallen of World War I, All the Hills and Vales Along. The piece sets poetry by the solider Charles Sorley, who was killed in action in 1915. We took a look at how he was affected by the war through his letters and personal correspondance.

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A tale of two friends, a buried treasure and joy unsung

On a quest for cake, good friends Presto and Zesto suddenly find themselves lost in Limboland. Read the moving and unusual story about how this quirky tale from much-loved children’s authors Maurice Sendak and Arthur Yorinks came into existence.

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