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BMW LSO Open Air Classics – some tips

BMW LSO Open Air Classics – some tips

By | May 11, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

The day is finally here - BMW LSO Open Air Classics in Trafalgar Square starts at 6.30pm this evening. If you don't already know what this is, you can find full details here. If you're planning to come, here's a few practical tips which should help make everyone's evening run...

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New Kids on the Block

New Kids on the Block

By | September 24, 2013 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Those coming to our Barbican concerts this season might spot some new faces among our regular family of visiting conductors - eleven maestros, new to the LSO (although not necessarily to London), will be pitching up throughout the year and introducing themselves to both the...

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Making the Grade 1

Making the Grade 1

By | May 23, 2013 at 11:54 am | One comment

We all know that it takes years of study and hard work to learn an instrument to the standard required to play in the LSO. We are lucky to have some of the world's best musicians in our orchestra. So what happens when you give a musician a different instrument and ask them to...

Posted in: Gradeone-athon

You Must Go … to The Show Must Go On launch

You Must Go … to The Show Must Go On launch

By | May 20, 2013 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments

Regular readers of this blog will know that for some time Gareth Davies, our Principal Flute and blog author, has been working on a book based on his musings on this blog. We're delighted to be able to tell you that the result, The Show Must Go On: on tour with the LSO in...

Posted in: LSO On Tour

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 11

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 11

By | April 1, 2013 at 9:13 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 11 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 10am to 2pm: Family Day Aimed at families with children under 8, this Open Day celebrates a decade of Early Years Workshops and family events at LSO St Luke’s. On Easter Monday the...

Posted in: LSO St Luke's 10th Birthday Festival Live Blog

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 10

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 10

By | March 30, 2013 at 9:05 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 10 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 10am to 6pm: Not(e) Perfect Orchestra A unique opportunity to be part of an orchestra for a day. Not(e) Perfect is for those who wish they hadn’t given up playing their instruments. Paul...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 9

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 9

By | March 29, 2013 at 9:41 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 9 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert with the Nash Ensemble SCHUBERT Octet Nash Ensemble: Richard Hosford clarinet Ursula Leveaux bassoon Richard Watkins horn Marianne Thorsen...

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10th Birthday Documentary

10th Birthday Documentary

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:22 pm | No comments

At last night's 10th Birthday celebration, we screened a short 10 minute documentary about LSO St Luke's telling the story of the building, its origins and the inspiring work that now takes place inside. You can watch it...

Posted in: LSO St Luke's 10th Birthday Festival Live Blog

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 8

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 8

By | March 28, 2013 at 9:57 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 8 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert with Nicholas Angelich RAVEL Oiseaux tristes from ‘Miroirs’ RAVEL Valses nobles et sentimentales MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition Tickets:...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 7

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 7

By | March 27, 2013 at 9:15 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 7, our actual 10th birthday, of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert with the LSO Strings SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings Led by Roman Simovic Tickets: £10...

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