We're very excited to be giving the UK premiere of our Composer in Residence Magnus Lindberg's gorgeous Second Cello Concerto at Southbank Centre tomorrow night! [ Lpo.uk Link ]
Our upcoming performance of Bruckner’s great unfinished Symphony No. 9 this Wednesday means our Wagner tubas get a rare opportunity to see the light of day! [ Lpo.uk Link ]

(The name ‘tuba’ is a bit misleading – it’s really a modified horn that sounds like something between a French horn and a trombone)
The rumours involving masked strangers, secret commissions and a deathbed struggle that surround Mozart’s Requiem were made famous by the film Amadeus, but the music has plenty of darkness, mystery and beauty of its own.

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Amadeus (1984) Official Trailer - F. Murray Abraham, Mozart Drama Movie HD

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With just over a month to go until our five fearless runners tackle the London Marathon to raise much-needed funds for our BrightSparks schools concerts, we caught up with Team LPO to find out more about their #ReasonToRun.

London Marathon 2017: Team LPO's #ReasonToRun

Join Drake Music and our very own Foyle Future Firsts at the ICA tomorrow night for an evening of genre-hopping new music showcasing the creativity and talent of disabled musicians. Entry is by donation and all proceeds go to supporting the work of Drake Music! [ Lpo.uk Link ]

Resonate: An evening with Drake Music | Bold. Electric. Eclectic.

Before we kick off our programme of minimalist classics from Gavin Bryars and Steve Reich at Southbank Centre tonight join us for a pre-concert talk at 6.15pm, where Gavin Bryars will be discussing his two best known works and his amazingly varied career to date.

Free pre-concert event | Power and provocation 15 March 2017

We're live from our Music for 18 Musicians rehearsal discussing the piece with LPO percussionists Andy and Henry and Micaela from Synergy Vocals!
‘Music for 18 Musicians creates a labyrinthine experience for the listener. You're locked into the mesmerising way in which one pattern morphs into another, addicted to the groove and pulse ...’

Tom Service provides a brilliant introduction to the music of Steve Reich in this Guardian Guide. Don’t miss our performance of Music for 18 Musicians on Wednesday night at Southbank Centre [ Lpo.uk...
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A guide to Steve Reich's music

With our upcoming performance of Mozart’s famous unfinished Requiem to look forward to on Saturday 25 March we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Requiems, and with something like 2000 known settings to choose from we were totally spoilt for choice! What do you make of our selection? [ Lpo.uk Link ]

Requiems to die for | London Philharmonic Orchestra

Our percussionists are very excited about their new custom mallets that have arrived from Acoustic Percussion. They’ll certainly be getting a thorough breaking-in on Wednesday night when we perform Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians at Southbank Centre!

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We’re enormously excited about bringing Steve Reich’s contemporary classic Music for 18 Musicians to Southbank Centre next week.

Reich recently sat down with BBC Radio 4 Front Row's John Wilson to discuss his music, inspirations and career (including time spent as a cab driver in New York secretly recording his passengers for tape loop material), in this fascinating interview.

Steve Reich talks to John Wilson, Front Row - BBC Radio 4

Our Steve Reich and Gavin Bryars concert next week at Southbank Centre is Marketing Manager Libby’s upcoming highlight, and she reckons it will make a great introduction to the concert hall for less familiar audiences. Read more here [ Lpo.uk Link ]

Staff Picks: Libby Papakyriacou (Marketing Manager) | News | Explore

Reviews are in for our performance of Penderecki’s St Luke Passion at Southbank Centre on Saturday night! Find out what the critics thought [ Lpo.uk Link ]

Concert Reviews: 4 March 2017 | Reviews | Explore

Vladimir Jurowski leads the LPO along with the Polish Radio Choir, Camerata Silesia, Warsaw Boys Choir, and a team of soloists in a performance of Krzysztof Penderecki's St Luke Passion.

Photo credit Simon Jay Price.
Tonight we’re joined at Southbank Centre by three choirs and a team of star soloists for our performance of Krzysztof Penderecki’s St Luke Passion, a rarely performed landmark work from Poland’s foremost living composer.

We're also enormously excited that Penderecki himself will be giving a free pre-concert talk, discussing the work and his distinguished career at 6.15pm.

St Luke Passion | LPO

Ahead of our performance of his St Luke Passion at Southbank Centre tomorrow night don’t miss Krzysztof Penderecki on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row tonight from 7.15pm.

BBC Radio 4

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting Dvořák’s Othello Overture and Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 live in concert is this month’s new release on the LPO label, available to order now! [ Lpo.uk Link ]
This April a team of five dedicated runners will tackle the London Marathon in order to raise £10,000 towards our Brightsparks schools concerts.

Support Team LPO by joining us on 27 March for an evening of music, wine and canapés at Virgin Money Haymarket Lounge, raising much-needed funds for LPO London Marathon runners in aid of our BrightSparks schools concerts.

London Philharmonic Orchestra's London Marathon Fundraiser

Photos from our trip to New York in February 2017 for two performances at Lincoln Center, led by our Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and featuring Sofia Fomina, Jan Lisiecki, and Patricia Kopatchinskaja.
Join London Music Masters at Southbank Centre at 5.00pm on Saturday before our evening concert as around 350 children from 7 London primary schools use everything from violins to bucket drums in their performance of exciting new music written by and for young LMM musicians.

Free pre-concert event: Music is Everything!