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Press release: Roby Lakatos and his ensemble join forces with the LSO


ROBY LAKATOS ENSEMBLE AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORM AN EVENING OF GYPSY-INSPIRED MUSIC CONDUCTED BY KRISTJAN JÄRVI

Thursday 5 March 2015
Barbican Hall, London

The London Symphony Orchestra is joined by leading Romani violinist Roby Lakatos and his Ensemble on 5 March in Dance of the Gypsy Violin, a concert featuring music which explores the violin’s wilder side through an array of Hungarian and Gypsy-inspired tunes, conducted by Kristjan Järvi. The programme will include Brahms’ Rondo alla zingarese, Kodály’s Háry János Suite, Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen and more.

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Press release: LSO International Violin Festival


LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS AN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN FESTIVAL FEATURING TWELVE OF THE WORLD’S GREAT VIOLINISTS 
April – June 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra’s remarkable International Violin Festival, which begins on 8 April and runs for three months, brings together twelve stars of the violin world and showcases a form that has long captivated audiences – the violin concerto.

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Jonathan Moulds awarded CBE


Jonathan Moulds, philanthropist, awarded CBE for services to the LSO

LSO supporter Jonathan Moulds has been awarded a CBE for services to philanthropy in the New Year’s Honours list 2015.

Managing Director of the LSO, Kathryn McDowell, said: 'Jonathan Moulds has been on the LSO’s Board of Directors since 2005. He is Chair of the Orchestra’s Development Board, Advisory Council and Moving Music Campaign, and has been a patron of the LSO since 2001, making the largest single gift in the Orchestra’s history in 2012. We are very proud that his long service to the LSO has been recognised in this way.'

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Obituary: Contessa Yoko Ceschina


Contessa Yoko Ceschina
1932–2015

The London Symphony Orchestra was greatly saddened to learn of the death over the weekend of 10/11 January 2015 of Contessa Yoko Ceschina, a loyal supporter of the Orchestra and a generous patron of music and the arts across the world.

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Obituary: Philip King


Philip J King
1948–2014

The London Symphony Orchestra is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Philip King – dedicated volunteer for 11 years – on 27 December 2014 following a prolonged illness.

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