Over the weekend of 25–27 September, LSO musicians gave performances all across London (and beyond) as part of our very first LSO Local weekend. From care homes to cafes, churches to warehouses, this player-led project brought music to local communities.
'It's really important in this altered musical landscape to think of innovative ways to bring live music to people' explained Sam Walton, LSO percussion. Sam was one of many players who organised their own performances as part of the LSO Local weekend. Keep reading to hear what else he and others had to say, as we look back on a weekend packed with music!
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