As well as playing in the LPO, cellist Elisabeth Wiklander has spoken publically about her Asperger’s (a form of autism), aiming to broaden understanding and open up an honest discussion around the condition. Hear her discuss neurodiversity and her own experiences in this fascinating TEDx talk [ Bit.ly Link ]

Neurodiversity – the key that unlocked my world | Elisabeth Wiklander | TEDxGöteborg

What do you think about, when you hear the word, “autism”? No diagnostic manual can truly explain the multifaceted experience of autism. It’s a neurological ...

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Don’t miss the opportunity to experience LPO musicians making music in the intimate surroundings of Wigmore Hall on 22 April, with Brahms's Horn Trio and Schubert’s much-loved Trout Quintet.

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Team LPO took a break from London Marathon training to talk tips and tricks at the concert on Friday. With just 65 days to go you can help them reach their fundraising target here [ Bit.ly Link ]
We’ve been absolutely bowled over by Julian Barnes’s The Noise of Time, exploring Dmitri Shostakovich’s struggles under the repressive Soviet regime. A fascinating and moving little book, and essential reading for music lovers [ Bit.ly Link ]
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us tonight as we perform a special live-music screening of David Lean’s classic romance Brief Encounter at Southbank Centre, complete with a full performance of Rachmaninoff’s gorgeous Second Piano Concerto. Tissues recommended. [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Laura Jesson accidentally meets Alex Harvey at a railway station on her way home from a neighbouring town. Both married with children, the pair begin to ques...

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Congratulations to students from St Martin in the Fields High School and Notre Dame School for fantastic New Horizons performances on Friday of their compositions inspired by Strauss and Ligeti!
Tonight we’re bringing John Adams’s explosive Doctor Atomic Symphony to Southbank Centre as part of a programme of pioneering American music, and who better to introduce this powder keg of a piece than the composer himself?

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Check out organist James O'Donnell's view of the conductor for tonight's Poulenc Organ Concerto! [ Instagram.com Link ]

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Watch our rehearsal live for tonight's performance of Also sprach Zarathustra at Royal Festival Hall! [ Facebook.com Link ]
Belief and Beyond Belief: Science continues apace with pioneering American music this Saturday night at Southbank Centre. Watch our Principal Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduce the programme.
If you only know the famous opening of Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra – or Ligeti’s visionary Atmosphères – from 2001: A Space Odyssey, then you’re in for a surprise at this Friday’s concert! Watch our Principal Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada introduce this intergalactic programme
Tickets for our 2017/18 London concert season are now on sale! Book online or call our Box Office on 020 7840 4242 [ Lpo.uk Link ]
We've got two busy nights of concerts at Southbank Centre this weekend, which Education & Community Manager Talia and Digital Projects Manager Martin are particularly looking forward to. Head over to our News page to read their recommendations and other Staff Picks!

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We’re beach-bound! On our way down to Eastbourne to make our debut at Devonshire Park Theatre this afternoon with Bach and Vivaldi [ Bit.ly Link ]

Eastbourne residency: The Four Seasons | LPO

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We’re very excited to be joining forces with Sir Roger Norrington, three fantastic soloists and the London Philharmonic Choir to bring Haydn’s Creation to Southbank Centre tonight.

If you’re unable to join us, don’t fret! BBC Radio 3 are recording the performance for broadcast on 13 February, so you can make the LPO come to you [ Lpo.uk Link ]

In the beginning | LPO

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Our latest LPO label release featuring Augustin Hadelich playing works for violin and orchestra by Lalo and Tchaikovsky has been featured on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review! You can listen back below (from 6m30s in), or find out more about the recording and our other recent releases here [ Bit.ly Link ]

Building a Library: Sibelius's Tapiola, Record Review - BBC Radio 3

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Are you minimalist enough for our concerts on 11 February and 18 March, featuring music by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and John Adams?

If you’re unsure, then BBC Radio 3 can lend a hand with their useful (and totally scientifically rigorous) quiz to help you determine whether you’ve got what it takes.

Are you a secret minimalist? BBC Radio 3

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With giants of American minimalism Philip Glass, John Adams and Steve Reich all featuring in our upcoming programmes, we’ve put together a list of our Top 10 pieces of minimalist music. What do you make of our choices? [ Lpo.uk Link ]

Recommended Listening: Our Top 10 Pieces of Minimal Music

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Our Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski thinks that ‘working with a modern orchestra is like having a time machine at your disposal’.

Join us for French Baroque, Jazz-Age ballet and American minimalist music all in one performance at our New Worlds concert tonight and hear why! [ Lpo.uk Link ]

New Worlds | LPO

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We’ve been asking LPO staff about which of our upcoming concerts they’re most looking forward to. Development Assistant Amy suggests trying out something a bit different, recommending our eclectic New Worlds concert tomorrow night [ Lpo.uk Link ]

Staff Picks: Amy Sugarman (Development Assistant)

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