Obituary: John Stenhouse (1942–2016)


The LSO was sad to hear of the death of former Principal Bass Clarinet John Stenhouse on 28 August 2016 at the age of 74.

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Press Release: LSO streams Verdi Requiem live from the Barbican


London Symphony Orchestra streams Verdi's Requiem live from London's Barbican with its new Principal Guest Conductor, Gianandrea Noseda.

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Obituary: Harry Rabinowitz (1916–2016)


The LSO is sad to hear of the death of conductor and composer Harry Rabinowitz on 22 June 2016.

Born in South Africa, Harry Rabinowitz came to the UK in the 1940s and soon established himself within the industry, rubbing shoulders with the singing stars of the day as a music director at the BBC’s Light Entertainment division and as head of music at London Weekend Television.

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The Hogboon in words and pictures


On Sunday 26 June we performed the world premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' last opera, The Hogboon, at the Barbican Centre. The concert also included a performance of Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique, with students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama sitting side-by-side with the LSO.

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Obituary: Sir Robert Finch (1944–2016)


The LSO was sad to hear of the death of Sir Robert Finch on Thursday 31 March 2016. Sir Robert was a long-time supporter of the Orchestra, and was awarded an Honorary Membership in 2004 in recognition of his significant contribution to the LSO.

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