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Read Full Post about Five reasons to love Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé
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Five reasons to love Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé

Uncover the enchanting world of Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé — an ethereal ballet that weaves together Ancient Greek tales of danger and desire.

Read Full Post about Orchestral Music's Most Romantic Moments
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Orchestral Music's Most Romantic Moments

From Mahler’s love song without words, to Beethoven’s pastoral melodies replete with birdsong. Enjoy some moments of romance with this pick of heart-warming orchestral tunes.

Read Full Post about Bertrand Chamayou: 2023/24 Artist Portrait
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Bertrand Chamayou: 2023/24 Artist Portrait

Pianist Bertrand Chamayou introduces his 2023/24 Artist Portrait series, at the Barbican and LSO St Luke’s.

Read Full Post about Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha on Mendelssohn's Elijah
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Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha on Mendelssohn's Elijah

Star soprano Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha tells us why Mendelssohn’s most monumental oratorio Elijah is so revered.

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Meet Anselm McDonnell

Learn all about LSO Jerwood Composer+ Member Anselm McDonnell.

Read Full Post about From the Archive: Sergei Prokofiev performs with the LSO, January 1924
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From the Archive: Sergei Prokofiev performs with the LSO, January 1924

Browse through a programme from 100 years ago today, when Prokofiev performed his First Piano Concerto with the LSO.

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Meet Echo Morgan

Performance artist and art director for Tangram’s forthcoming production Nature Echo: meet Echo Morgan

Read Full Post about Five Reasons to Love Mendelssohn's Elijah
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Five Reasons to Love Mendelssohn's Elijah

Well-loved and steeped in tradition, Mendelssohn’s most monumental oratorio Elijah brings the sacred to life with operatic gusto.

Read Full Post about From the Archive: A violin signed by 43 original Members
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From the Archive: A violin signed by 43 original Members

An intriguing instrument in the LSO’s archive, and the only physical piece of evidence that stretches back to the Orchestra’s genesis in 1904.

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Meet Rufus Isabel Elliot

Composer, musician and member of the LSO Jerwood Composer+ scheme: meet Rufus Isabel Elliot.

Read Full Post about What you should know about Alexander Scriabin
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What you should know about Alexander Scriabin

Alexander Scriabin may be best known for his orchestral masterpieces, but what were his unconventional beliefs about the universe? What made him so popular with the 1960s psychedelic movement? And why was he responsible for a brawl in Soviet Russia?

Read Full Post about What was Leonard Bernstein's relationship with the LSO?
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What was Leonard Bernstein's relationship with the LSO?

From his first concert in 1966, to becoming LSO President in 1987, Leonard Bernstein had a close relationship with the LSO that spanned 24 years.

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