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.

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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

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Study Orchestral Artistry at the Guildhall School


Orchestral Artistry is an exciting professional specialism for instrumentalists seeking a career in orchestral playing, reflecting what it is to be a 21st century musician.

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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.

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Obituary: John Harper (1933–2015)


The LSO is saddened to hear of the death of its former Principal Bassoon (1955–1965), John Harper, in Sydney, Australia on 6 October 2015. He was 82.

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