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.
Join us as we team up with Nathalie Stutzmann, four star soloists and the London Philharmonic Choir to bring this musical masterpiece to Southbank Centre on Saturday 25... View details ⇨
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.
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 ]
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.
‘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... View details ⇨
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 ]
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!
Also be sure to join us right here 1.30pm Monday on Facebook Live as we chat with percussionists Henry and Andy at rehearsal about the... View details ⇨
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.
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 ]
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.
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.
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.