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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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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Dates announced for the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2016


The Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition today announces details of the 2016 Competition, which will take place from 15–17 November 2016 at the Barbican and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

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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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Congratulations Bernard Haitink!


LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONGRATULATES BERNARD HAITINK ON GRAMOPHONE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The London Symphony Orchestra warmly congratulates conductor Bernard Haitink on his Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Gramophone Awards.

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