On Sunday 4 November the LSO performs James MacMillan’s poignant memorial to the fallen of World War I, All the Hills and Vales Along. The piece sets poetry by the solider Charles Sorley, who was killed in action in 1915. We took a look at how he was affected by the war through his letters and personal correspondance.
Lara Poe shares her experiences of the LSO Panufnik Composers scheme – including rare insights into orchestral playing and what it's like to compose music for the LSO.
This article was originally written on 27 October 2017 and has been updated.