LSO Live: Gianandrea Noseda continues his Shostakovich Symphony Cycle on the Orchestra's record label

Gianandrea Noseda releases Shostakovich Symphonies Nos 9 & 10 on LSO Live

With the release of Symphonies Nos 9 & 10 on 5 February, Gianandrea Noseda and the London Symphony Orchestra approach the halfway point in their cycle of the complete Shostakovich Symphonies, recorded live in concert at the Barbican Hall. 

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Sir Simon Rattle announces an extension of his contract as Music Director until 2023 and accepts lifetime position of Conductor Emeritus thereafter

Sir Simon Rattle conducts at LSO St Luke's © Mark Allen

Sir Simon Rattle has announced that he will extend his current agreement with the London Symphony Orchestra as Music Director until 2023.

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Obituary: Dvora Lewis

The LSO is saddened to hear of the death of Dvora Lewis on 17 November. Dvora was the Orchestra's PR for 37 years until her retirement in 2015. On her retirement she was made an Honorary Member of the LSO, a mark of distinction awarded by the members of the Orchestra to recognise distinguished service over an extended period of time.

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Obituary: John Georgiadis (1939–2021)

The LSO is saddened to hear of the death of former Leader John Georgiadis on 5 January. 

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£1.5 million donation kick starts London Symphony Orchestra's Always Playing Appeal

A £1.5 million donation from Elena and Alex Gerko, founder of XTX Markets, launches the London Symphony Orchestra’s investment appeal to sustain the next chapter in its 118 year-old history. This generous gift to the LSO offers seed funding to the Always Playing Appeal, which aims to raise a minimum of £5 million before summer 2021.

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