LSO Soundhub's Ruaidhrí Mannion: 'Finished works and ideas share less in common than you might think'

Experience never-before-heard music from composers of the here and now on Saturday 10 April. Premiered on our YouTube channel, LSO musicians and friends perform four new pieces, the product of 15 months of development, change and discovery for their creators. Composer Ruaidhrí Mannion tells us more about his music ahead of the concert …


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LSO Soundhub's Anselm McDonnell: Folding Northern Ireland's parade culture into contemporary music

Experience never-before-heard music from composers of the here and now on Saturday 10 April. Premiered on our YouTube channel, LSO musicians and friends perform four new pieces, the product of 15 months of development, change and discovery for their creators. Composer Anselm McDonnell tells us more about his music ahead of the concert …


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From Ginastera to Kasazola: Just some of the Latin American composers we love

Our latest concert broadcast with Sir Simon Rattle takes us on an adventure across continents, stopping off at the Argentinian pampas of Alberto Ginastera in his Variaciones concertantes Op 23. New to Ginastera? Read more about him and four fellow iconic composers of Latin America below.

Do you have your own favourite Latin American composers? Share them with us on social media.


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A Month in the LSO Life: February with James Maynard

No two months are the same at the London Symphony Orchestra. We recently caught up with James Maynard, LSO Trombone, to ask him some quickfire questions about what February had in store: from LSO Discovery online musical projects, to 'luge-style' sledging on a 50-year-old sledge!


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Musicians with hidden talents

They may be world-leading musicians who deliver dazzling performances in front of audiences all around the world, but the talents of these soloists don’t end there. We’ve been taking a look at some of the notable performer polymaths who’ve appeared with the LSO over the years.

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