Shakespeare's Musical Influence


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". 

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After Romanticism: New Languages


On 21 & 24 January, François-Xavier Roth conducts two concerts that focus on the musical changes that took place as the Romantic era became the modern.

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After Romanticism: Pivotal Moments


On 21 & 24 January, François-Xavier Roth will lead the Orchestra through two concerts exploring the legacy of one of the most influential 19th century artistic movements: Romanticism.

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Five things you didn't know about Alisa Weilerstein


Captivating cellist Alisa Weilerstein will be making her debut with the LSO on 17 January, performing the iconic Elgar Cello Concerto. We learn more about her love for the Concerto, her musical roots, and her passions outside of her music career, which at the age of 33 has already spanned two decades. 

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LSO Soundhub Special – Cryptic Crossword No 5 set by Scarbo


Composer Lee Westwood is a Phase I LSO Soundhub Member. His first blog about his experiences on the scheme is below – but you'll have to decipher it first! Answers are provided at the bottom if you need them (we did).

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