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Press release: Classical Live on Google Play


LSO IS THE FIRST UK ORCHESTRA TAKING PART IN CLASSICAL LIVE, THE FIRST AND ONLY INITIATIVE OFFERING CURRENT RECORDINGS EXCLUSIVELY ON GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC

The London Symphony Orchestra is taking part in a new partnership to launch the inaugural phase of Classical Live, the first and only initiative offering up-to-date recordings on Google Play Music. Through the global reach of Google Play Music, Classical Live aims to broaden the audience for classical recordings by expanding the base of fans who will discover these new recordings through both digital downloads and streaming subscription in all 58 countries where the service is available, at play.google.com.

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Daniel Harding named Music Director of Orchestre de Paris


Congratulations to our Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Harding on his appointment as Music Director to the Orchestre de Paris, announced on 11 June 2015. We wish him every success.

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Obituary: Dr Kenneth Lewis


Dr Kenneth Lewis, 1929–2015

The LSO is sad to hear of the death of Dr Kenneth Lewis, MA (Oxon), BM BCH, honorary medical adviser to the LSO, who died on 19 May 2015 aged 86.

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Press release: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Symphony No 10 wins South Bank Sky Arts Award


SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES’ SYMPHONY NO 10, COMMISSIONED & PREMIERED BY THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, WINS SOUTH BANK SKY ARTS AWARD

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ Symphony No 10, which was commissioned and given its world premiere by the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sir Antonio Pappano, has won a prestigious South Bank Sky Arts award in the Classical category. The award was presented to Sir Peter today by violinist Tasmin Little at a ceremony at London’s Savoy Hotel, hosted by Melvyn Bragg.

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Press release: World War I Remembered from the Battlefield wins BAFTA TV Award

 


EVENT THAT BRINGS THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME WINS A BAFTA TV AWARD

Monday 11 May 2015

An event that featured an unprecedented collaboration between the London Symphony Orchestra and the Berliner Philharmoniker has won a BAFTA Award in the Sport and Live Event category at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards.

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