Some fifteen years ago, the Orchestra in association with Lady Panufnik devised a scheme to support composers interested in writing for a full symphony orchestra, in memory of the late composer Sir Andrzej Panufnik. Find out more about the scheme's history so far.
Three composers took part in the scheme's pilot year in 2005. Each year since then, six emerging composers have received support and mentoring from composer Colin Matthews through the Panufnik scheme to develop their orchestral writing skills. Take a look at our round-up of the scheme's history and some recent highlights fifteen years on.
The LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme has been generously supported by Lady Hamlyn and The Helen Hamlyn Trust since its inception.