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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: 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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Press Release: London Symphony Orchestra and LSO St Luke's February Highlights 2015


  • PRINCIPAL CONDUCTOR VALERY GERGIEV CONTINUES REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIANS SERIES
  • GIANANDREA NOSEDA CONDUCTS MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO 6 AND LISZT’S PIANO CONCERTO NO 2 WITH ALICE SARA OTT
  • SIR MARK ELDER AND SUSAN GRAHAM PERFORM BERLIOZ’S LES NUITS D’ÉTÉ
  • DAVID AFKHAM CONDUCTS THE LSO IN BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN AND WEBERN
  • CELLIST NATALIE CLEIN AND FRIENDS GIVE FOUR BBC RADIO 3 LUNCHTIME CONCERTS AT LSO ST LUKE’S
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Singapore & Australia tour


Singapore and Australia Tour
17–30 November 2014

For the first time in 30 years the Orchestra will visit Australia on this 2-week trip that also takes in Singapore. Principal Conductor Valery Gergiev will conduct Russian works from his homeland, and pianist Denis Matsuev will perform piano concertos by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev.

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Press Release: Alexandre Desplat conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in some of his best-known film music


Thursday 11 December 7.30pm, Barbican Hall
6.15pm Free pre-concert talk: Alexandre Desplat in conversation

Alexandre Desplat conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring some of his best known film music at the Barbican on 11 December. French composer Desplat is one of Hollywood’s most sought after film score writers and has a close relationship with the LSO, widely regarded as one of the world’s finest film orchestras. They will perform music from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The King's Speech, The Queen, Philomena, Argo, The Imitation Game, Twilight: New Moon, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Coco before Chanel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, many of which were originally recorded by the LSO.

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