Pierre Boulez: Sir Simon Rattle's tribute
Sir Simon Rattle dedicated the performances of Pelléas et Mélisande on 9 & 10 January 2016 to Pierre Boulez. Here is the text of his tribute, spoken at the beginning of the performances, in full:
Pierre Boulez: our Chairman's tribute
LSO Chairman and Sub-Leader Lennox Mackenzie remembers conductor and composer Pierre Boulez, who has died at the age of 90.
Proposals for a Centre for Music in London move forward as feasibility study published
As London expands, a proposal for a building to inspire a new generation of music-lovers:
A world-class concert hall, built for the digital age
An education facility offering immersive experiences for all
A digital offer available to the whole of the UK and internationally
Engagement for London’s communities and young people
A renewed commitment to London as a world musical centre
Obituary: Pierre Boulez (1925–2016)
The LSO is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Pierre Boulez, celebrated composer, conductor, musical thinker and modernist icon, on 5 January 2016.
Obituary: Jack Maxwell JP (1925–2015)
The LSO was saddened to learn of the death of Jack Maxwell last Sunday, 6 December 2015. Jack, together with his wife Pamela, had been a patron of the LSO since the early seventies.