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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 5

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 5

By | March 25, 2013 at 9:00 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 5 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 12.30pm: LSO Discovery Friday Lunchtime Concert DEBUSSY Syrinx RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Flight of the Bumblebee EDDIE McGUIRE Celtic Knotwork ELLINGTON arr Helen Wilson Caravan ANJULA...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 4

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 4

By | March 24, 2013 at 9:33 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 4 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 10am–5.30pm: LSO Discovery Day – Brahms The opening of LSO St Luke’s gave the LSO a springboard to hold composer focus days around the LSO’s orchestral season at the Barbican. LSO...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 3

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 3

By | March 23, 2013 at 9:21 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 3 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 7.30pm: Aurora Orchestra – Insomnia IVOR GURNEY (arr Iain Farrington) Sleep VIVALDI Flute Concerto in G minor Op 10 No 2, La Notte ('The Night') JAMES MACMILLAN A Deep but Dazzling...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 2

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 2

By | March 22, 2013 at 9:49 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 2 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert with the Vienna Piano Trio SCHUBERT Trio movement in B-flat major SCHUBERT Notturno in E-flat major SCHUBERT Piano Quintet in A major...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 1

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 1

By | March 21, 2013 at 11:41 am | No comments

Here's what you can enjoy on day 1 of the LSO St Luke's 10th Birthday Festival: 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert with the Vienna Piano Trio HAYDN Piano Trio in C major, Hob XV/27 BEETHOVEN Allegretto in B-flat major, WoO 39 RAVEL Piano Trio Tickets: £10 (£9...

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LSO St Luke’s: a decade of discovery

LSO St Luke’s: a decade of discovery

By | March 13, 2013 at 1:22 pm | No comments

In 109 years of history, one of the most important developments for the LSO has been the opening of LSO St Luke’s, the UBS and LSO Music Education Centre on Old Street, EC1. From a neglected and derelict church, structurally unsafe, without a roof and with vegetation growing...

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Marathon Man Mike

Marathon Man Mike

By | February 19, 2013 at 1:43 pm | No comments

The LSO is an orchestra that really needs its Friends - and we're lucky to have so many supporters who volunteer their time and money in order to help us achieve things we wouldn't normally be able to. Did you know that our 23-year-old LSO Discovery education and community...

Posted in: LSO Discovery

From music venue to Christmas party central…

From music venue to Christmas party central…

By | December 13, 2012 at 10:43 am | No comments

The observant among you might have noticed that each December LSO St Luke's, our Music Education Centre and venue on Old Street, mysteriously vanishes from our events guides. So what's happening in there for a whole month? This year we brought in a camera to give you a glimpse...

Posted in: Behind the Scenes

A Concert Fit for a Queen

A Concert Fit for a Queen

By | December 10, 2012 at 6:08 pm | No comments

On Wednesday 5 December, we were honoured to host our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen, at the Barbican Hall for a concert honouring this year's winner of the Queen's Medal for Music. [caption id="attachment_2015" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Queen meets LSO Managing...

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Who are the 2012 Finalists?

Who are the 2012 Finalists?

By | September 30, 2012 at 11:02 am | No comments

Congratulations to this year's Finalists: Alexandre Bloch, Ben Gernon and Stamatia Karampini. Here's a little background information: Alexandre Bloch Driven by communicative enthusiasm and energy, Alexandre Bloch is the founding musical director of Orchestre Antipodes, which...

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