‘Contemporary composers are just reflecting something of the world that they’re part of ... each one of us on the Young Composers scheme has responded to the brief in such a different way.’

Have a read of our recent chat with LPO Young Composer Yvonne Eccles, discussing her time on the scheme and the upcoming premiere of her new work Jubilate at Debut Sounds: New Musick on Wednesday 12 July.
Contemporary composers are just reflecting something of the world that theyre part

LPO Debut Sounds | Meet the Composers: Yvonne Eccles

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With only a few weeks until we present four world premieres from our LPO Young Composers at Debut Sounds: New Musick on 12 July, we’ve been catching up with them to find out how their new pieces have taken shape (as if they don’t have enough to be thinking about already!)

First up is Nathan Dearden, introducing us to his new work ‘anti-fanfare’.
With only a few weeks until we present four world premieres from

LPO Debut Sounds | Meet the Composers: Nathan Dearden

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Snap competition time folks! We’ve got two shiny programmes from last week’s Gala signed by Vladimir Jurowski to give away. To get your hands on one all you have to do is answer the following question:

This year we celebrate 10 years with Vladimir Jurowski as our Principal Conductor. For how many years before that was Vladimir our Principal Guest Conductor?

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★★★★★ ‘Don’t miss it’ – The Times

Reviews are in for Glyndebourne​'s world premiere production of Brett Dean’s new opera Hamlet, which we’re performing until 6 July.

Even if you can’t make it down to Sussex there’s no excuse for disobeying The Times – our final performance will be streamed live to cinemas across the UK and on Glyndebourne’s website!
★★★★★ ‘Don’t miss it’ – The Times

Glyndebourne 2017: Hamlet reviews

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Obviously we love receiving feedback from all our audience members, but these letters from children at St Michael’s Primary following our recent KS2 BrightSparks concert might just be our favourite ever.

School applications for our KS1 concert in October open on Monday! [ Lpo.uk Link ]
Obviously we love receiving feedback from all our audience members but these
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Applications for our next LPO Soundworks Spotlight Day on Thursday 27 July are open now!

Musicians aged 14-19 can apply here for this day of learning about composing music for the stage, in partnership with Shakespeare's Globe.
Applications for our next LPO Soundworks Spotlight Day on Thursday 27 July are open now

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Didn’t manage to catch us in concert this season? Get the next best thing and stream our performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 (recorded live in concert in December) for free on our website.

Available only for the next month-and-a-bit, so don’t wait around!
Didnt manage to catch us in concert this season Get the next

Listen Again - free concert streaming online now

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We had such a blast touring the world premiere production of Ravi Shankar’s awesome opera Sukanya last month. Lucky that BBC Radio 3 were around to record it!

The opera was broadcast in full on Thursday night, and will stick around on iPlayer for the next 28 days. Don’t miss it!
We had such a blast touring the world premiere production of Ravi

Ravi Shankar's Sukanya, Radio 3 in Concert - BBC Radio 3

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The latest episode of the LPO podcast is available now!

Listen to Julian Bliss chat clarinet geekery and more, with exclusive input from the Orchestra’s archivist/legendary fountain of knowledge Gillian Pole.
The latest episode of the LPO podcast is available now

LPO Podcast: Julian Bliss in conversation

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Hear four world premieres from up and coming composers in the magnificent surroundings of St John's Smith Square.

Presented alongside choral music from Henry Purcell and Sir James MacMillan, these brand new works from the LPO’s Leverhulme Arts Scholars have been informed and inspired by Purcell’s own Come Ye, Sons of Art (1694). It’ll be fascinating to hear how four talented composers of...
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Thank you to the Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2017 for having us this week with Vladimir Jurowski, Jan Lisiecki, Sofia Fomina and Stephen Isserlis!
Thank you to the Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2017 for having us this week
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Ahead of our Summer Gala on Tuesday 6 June the LPO Silent Auction is live now!

Bidding is open to everyone, and we’ve got some incredible lots to bid on, including a pastry-making masterclass at Delaunay, an Aston Martin driving experience, private lessons with LPO musicians, and tickets to the Last Night of the Proms!
Ahead of our Summer Gala on Tuesday 6 June the LPO Silent Auction is live now

London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Summer Gala 2017

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‘Ten minutes into the opera I was weeping ... I was seeing something of myself, something true about my life, in operatic art for the first time’

Read a very special 5 star review of Sukanya from Anita Datta.
Ten minutes into the opera I was weeping I was seeing something

Sukanya : A review of Ravi Shankar’s only opera

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Gorgeous day at Glyndebourne Festival Opera for our opening night of La Traviata!
Gorgeous day at Glyndebourne Festival Opera for our opening night of La Traviata
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We’re on the lookout for a Marketing Co-Ordinator and a Digital Creative to join our busy Marketing team! Find out more about the roles and apply here
Were on the lookout for a Marketing CoOrdinator and a Digital Creative

Work for the London Philharmonic Orchestra

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★★★★☆ ‘an irresistibly multicoloured evening ... a sound world of arresting beauty and originality’ WhatsOnStage

Reviews are in for our world premiere of Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya! Read what the critics had to say.
an irresistibly multicoloured evening a sound world of arresting beauty and

Concert reviews: Sukanya

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The 2017 BBC Proms are now on sale! We can't wait to bring Britten, Prokofiev and Shostakovich, as well as the first ever Proms performance of Stravinsky's Funeral Song, to the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 6 September!
The 2017 BBC Proms are now on sale We cant wait to

Prom 71: Stravinsky, Britten, Prokofiev and Shostakovich — Royal Albert Hall

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Our world premiere performance of Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya last night at CURVE theatre, Leicester was incredible! The production’s now on the road, visiting The Lowry in Salford, Town Hall and Symphony Hall, Birmingham, and London’s Southbank Centre. Don’t miss out! [ Lpo.uk Link ]
Our world premiere performance of Ravi Shankars Sukanya last night at CURVE
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‘It’s amazing to me – I spent my whole life with him, obviously, so it’s really odd to be going to a premiere of my dad’s work when he’s not here’

Ravi Shankar’s daughter Anoushka was on the Today programme earlier discussing Sukanya, which we’re enormously excited to be premiering tonight at Curve, Leicester. Listen back! (interview starts at 2’20”)
Its amazing to me I spent my whole life with him obviously

BBC Radio 4 Today. Friday 12 May 2017

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