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Obiturary: Nelson Cooke 1919–2018

The LSO is sad to hear of the death of former Principal Cello Nelson Cooke on Wednesday 7 February 2018. He was 98 years old. 

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Press release: LSO announces full details of Stockhausen performances in Tate Modern as tickets for its 2018/19 season go on sale

The London Symphony Orchestra today announced full details of its performances of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s orchestral masterpiece Gruppen which will take place at 16.30 and 18.15 on Saturday 30 June 2018 in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. The announcement comes as Sir Simon Rattle’s second season as LSO Music Director, which runs from September 2018 to June 2019 at the Barbican, goes on sale.

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Obituary: Hugh Masekela 1939–2018

The LSO is sad to hear of the death this morning of South African trumpet legend Hugh Masekela. He was 78 years old.

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2018 Panufnik Composers Announced

Guided by renowned composer Colin Matthews along with other mentors, the LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme enables composers to experiment over time and develop their orchestral writing skills. The LSO is delighted to announce that our 2018 composers are ...

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Press release: Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2018

The 15th Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition will take place in November 2018 and will be live-streamed for the first time.

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