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Interview: Dhafer Youssef

Interview: Dhafer Youssef

By | April 23, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments

We talk a little with spellbinding  oud master and vocalist Dhafer Youssef, who tells us about his latest album Birds Requiem and what to expect from its UK orchestral premiere with Kristjan Järvi and the LSO on Thursday 24 April.   There’s an interesting quote about...

Posted in: Artist Interviews

Less is more

Less is more

By | November 6, 2013 at 10:31 am | No comments

On Sunday, 27 October, the LSO String Ensemble performed Tchaikovsky's Serenade for String Orchestra, Bartók's Divertimento for String Orchestra and Dvořák's Serenade for String Orchestra in the Barbican Hall. The LSO’s string sound is world renowned, and on this stormy...

Posted in: LSO Live

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...

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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