Artist Interviews

What is ‘Rites of Passage’, anyway? Alexandre Bloch tells us what to expect

What is ‘Rites of Passage’, anyway? Alexandre Bloch tells us what to expect

By | June 11, 2013 at 12:58 pm | No comments

We’re getting very excited about this Thursday’s Rites of Passage concert, which promises to be a spectacular event!. Young musicians from the LSO On Track Next Generation scheme and the LSO Community Choir will be appearing alongside the Orchestra in a whistle-stop tour of...

Posted in: Artist Interviews, LSO Discovery

Today’s LSO Futures events, plus a chat with Toby Young

Today’s LSO Futures events, plus a chat with Toby Young

By | April 11, 2013 at 5:24 pm | No comments

Today we’ve been continuing LSO Futures week, our celebration of new music, with two events at LSO St Luke’s – an Artist Conversation with composer Colin Matthews, who spilled the beans about his musical inspirations and 40-year career, and the annual Panufnik Young...

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LSO Futures: two composers give us their thoughts

LSO Futures: two composers give us their thoughts

By | April 10, 2013 at 7:07 pm | No comments

This week, as we celebrate the world of new music with our mini-festival LSO Futures, we’re giving you the chance to get to know some of the emerging composers at the cutting edge of music right now. For today’s blog, we’ve given two previous participants of the LSO’s...

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In our back Yarde… 60 seconds with Jason Yarde

In our back Yarde… 60 seconds with Jason Yarde

By | September 27, 2012 at 1:34 pm | No comments

We caught up with jazz saxophonist Jason Yarde ahead of his and pianist Andrew McCormack's UBS Soundscapes: Eclectica concert at LSO St Luke's on Tuesday 27 November to find out what to expect from the concert and his long-standing relationship with the LSO. You have a long...

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Q & A with Ian Bostridge

Q & A with Ian Bostridge

By | September 27, 2012 at 1:29 pm | No comments

Ahead of his concert with the LSO and Sir Colin Davis on Thursday 4 October, we spoke to Ian Bostridge about Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, his memories of performing with the LSO and his career, which has taken him from academic to celebrated tenor. Can you remember the...

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Clemens Schuldt – what came next?

Clemens Schuldt – what came next?

By | September 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Ahead of this year's Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition, we caught up with 2010 winner Clemens Schuldt to ask him about his experience in the competition, his advice for young conductors and plans for the future. How did you enjoy the experience of being in the...

Posted in: Artist Interviews, Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition Live Blog 2012

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