LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme – now open for applications for 2018

**UPDATE 14/12/2017: Applications for the 2018 scheme have now closed**
The article below has been left for reference. Please note we are no long accepting applications

Explore the possibilities of composing for one of the world’s leading symphony orchestras! Applications for the 2018 Panufnik Composers Scheme 2018 are now open.

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LSO Live helps percussionist Colin Currie to launch his record label

“One of the greatest musicians in the world today” - Steve Reich

The pioneering classical percussionist Colin Currie launches his own record label, beginning with a recording of Steve Reich’s Drumming, out in March 2018. Distributed by LSO Live and its partners worldwide, Colin Currie Records is a platform for the soloist's diverse projects, celebrating the extraordinary developments for percussion music over the past century.

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Press release: World-class design team led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro announced for London Centre for Music project

The Centre for Music project, backed by £2.5million in funding from the City of London Corporation, has today announced the team which it intends to appoint to develop a concept design for a new Centre for Music in the City of London. This team will be led by internationally acclaimed design studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro, whose New York and London-based team will work in collaboration with UK-based architecture firm Sheppard Robson.

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Obituary: Michael Winfield (1930–2017)

The LSO is sad to hear of the death of former Principal Cor Anglais and Co-Principal Oboe (1960–68) Michael Winfield on 8 September 2017.

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Six composers appointed for Soundhub and LSO Jerwood Composer+ Programmes for 2017/18

The London Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the appointment of six new composers to LSO Soundhub and LSO Jerwood Composer+ programmes.

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