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LSO Live helps percussionist Colin Currie to launch his record label

“One of the greatest musicians in the world today” - Steve Reich

The pioneering classical percussionist Colin Currie launches his own record label, beginning with a recording of Steve Reich’s Drumming, out in March 2018. Distributed by LSO Live and its partners worldwide, Colin Currie Records is a platform for the soloist's diverse projects, celebrating the extraordinary developments for percussion music over the past century.

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Obituary: Michael Winfield (1930–2017)

The LSO is sad to hear of the death of former Principal Cor Anglais and Co-Principal Oboe (1960–68) Michael Winfield on 8 September 2017.

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Six composers appointed for Soundhub and LSO Jerwood Composer+ Programmes for 2017/18

The London Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the appointment of six new composers to LSO Soundhub and LSO Jerwood Composer+ programmes.

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Press release: World-class design team led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro announced for London Centre for Music project

The Centre for Music project, backed by £2.5million in funding from the City of London Corporation, has today announced the team which it intends to appoint to develop a concept design for a new Centre for Music in the City of London. This team will be led by internationally acclaimed design studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro, whose New York and London-based team will work in collaboration with UK-based architecture firm Sheppard Robson.

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Obituary: Sir David Tang (1954–2017)

The London Symphony Orchestra is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sir David Tang, one of the Orchestra’s long standing supporters. 

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