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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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Press Release: BMW LSO Open Air Classics 2016


London Symphony Orchestra performs Tchiakovsky's 1812 Overture in London's Trafalgar Square in the fifth BMW LSO Open Air Classics concert.

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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Sir Simon Rattle's tribute


LSO Music Director Designate Sir Simon Rattle gives a short tribute to composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies ahead of the world premiere of his final work, The Hogboon.

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Panufnik Composers Scheme 2015 Commissions Announced


The LSO is delighted to announce the names of the two 2015 Panufnik Composers Scheme composers who have received five- and ten-minute commissions for performance in the LSO's 2017/18 season.

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Obituary: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934–2016)


The LSO is deeply saddened to hear of the death of the composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies on Monday 14 March 2016.

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