LSO Discovery

Create an opera in a day? No problem!

Create an opera in a day? No problem!

By | November 7, 2014 at 11:59 am | One comment

Yasmin Hemmings is the LSO's Discovery and LSO Live Trainee, and has been working at the LSO for just a few weeks. Create an Opera in a Day was one of her first projects to be involved in, and she gives us an account of the day. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On...

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Addicts’ Symphony

Addicts’ Symphony

By | August 27, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments

Almost two years ago LSO Discovery was approached by a team from Big Mountain Productions who were developing a programme working with a number of recovering addicts, using music. Big Mountain Productions had encountered LSO Discovery’s work and wondered whether its inclusive...

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LSO On Track in Trafalgar Square

LSO On Track in Trafalgar Square

By | May 21, 2014 at 6:03 pm | No comments

Discovery Assistant Eamonn McElevey has been working with the LSO for just a few weeks. He writes this report of one of his first projects, LSO On Track at the BMW LSO Open Air Classics in Trafalgar Square. On Sunday 11 May 2014, a packed Trafalgar Square watched and listened...

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Discovering Early Years

Discovering Early Years

By | April 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | One comment

Far away from the concert platform and involving our youngest participants, our early years work with children under 5 and their parents and carers is a side of the LSO’s work you don’t often get to see. Here’s a rare insight into the world of our mini music-makers…. By...

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Discovering the future

Discovering the future

By | July 18, 2013 at 3:08 pm | No comments

It’s not very often that you will hear the point of view of a member of the Orchestra’s administration on this blog. As it so happens, while the Orchestra are in residence here in Aix-en-Provence, the Festival and LSO Discovery have worked together to put on a number of...

Posted in: Aix-en-Provence Festival 2013, LSO Discovery, LSO On Tour

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

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...

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Everyone Take A Bow!

Everyone Take A Bow!

By | June 13, 2011 at 1:39 pm | No comments

I gave up the dream of performing professionally a long time ago – quite honestly I had neither the talent for it nor commitment to the hours of practice required! But I have happily made my career working on the other side of the footlights as the LSO’s Digital Marketing...

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LSO Discovery at 20

LSO Discovery at 20

By | June 26, 2010 at 4:43 pm | No comments

In 1990, twenty three years ago, the London Symphony Orchestra began its education and community programme LSO Discovery. And twenty three years later it is still going strong, getting bigger every year, bringing the LSO and classical music into the lives of countless...

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