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Press release: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Symphony No 10 wins South Bank Sky Arts Award


SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES’ SYMPHONY NO 10, COMMISSIONED & PREMIERED BY THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, WINS SOUTH BANK SKY ARTS AWARD

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ Symphony No 10, which was commissioned and given its world premiere by the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sir Antonio Pappano, has won a prestigious South Bank Sky Arts award in the Classical category. The award was presented to Sir Peter today by violinist Tasmin Little at a ceremony at London’s Savoy Hotel, hosted by Melvyn Bragg.

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Obituary: Dr Kenneth Lewis


Dr Kenneth Lewis, 1929–2015

The LSO is sad to hear of the death of Dr Kenneth Lewis, MA (Oxon), BM BCH, honorary medical adviser to the LSO, who died on 19 May 2015 aged 86.

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Simon Halsey awarded The Queen's Medal for Music


Thursday 12 March 2015

We are delighted that LSO Choral Director Simon Halsey has been awarded Her Majesty’s Medal for Music 2014 by Her Majesty The Queen.

The prize, established in 2005, is awarded to an outstanding individual or group of musicians who have had a major influence on the musical life of the nation.

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Press release: World War I Remembered from the Battlefield wins BAFTA TV Award

 


EVENT THAT BRINGS THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME WINS A BAFTA TV AWARD

Monday 11 May 2015

An event that featured an unprecedented collaboration between the London Symphony Orchestra and the Berliner Philharmoniker has won a BAFTA Award in the Sport and Live Event category at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards.

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Sir Simon Rattle appointed Music Director


Sir Simon Rattle is appointed Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 3 March 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director. He will take up his appointment in September 2017.

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