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Interview: Nikolaj Znaider

Interview: Nikolaj Znaider

By | November 28, 2014 at 12:45 pm | No comments

As part of our Ones to Watch series of concerts we're putting the spotlight on seven of the brightest emerging conducting talents in the world with a series of interviews. We'll be finding out what makes our up-and-coming conductors tick, what they think makes a great conductor...

Posted in: Artist Interviews, Ones to Watch

Maxine’s tales from the LSO’s Austrian tour

Maxine’s tales from the LSO’s Austrian tour

By | August 27, 2013 at 11:31 am | 2 comments

After the Aix tour, I thought I had packed away my blogging shoes (sparkly of course) forever, but today I have been persuaded by LSO blogger extraordinaire Gareth, that even though he has already composed a blog for this trip, it might be interesting to see the same trip from a...

Posted in: Austria August 2013, LSO On Tour

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)

By | June 5, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Fritz Kreisler sits high on the pantheon of great violin virtuosos. The first part of his career was closely linked with two important figures in the LSO’s early history. He made his début with the Berlin Philharmonic under Arthur Nikisch’s baton and later joined him on one...

Posted in: The Lesser Spotted Composer

Holy Moly! Its Bucharest…I think

By | September 9, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments

It's quite usual for me to arrive in a city, leave the hotel, which is different to the one we stayed on previous trips, and not recognise anything at all. There are times when I begin to doubt myself and think that maybe I'm mixing places up. The one constant is the concert...

Posted in: Enescu Festival September 2011, LSO On Tour

Colin and Nikolaj

By | November 15, 2010 at 9:39 am | No comments

After negotiating the ticket system of Europe, we successfully performed in the Chateau and consequently enjoyed a well earned lie in the next morning when the rest of the orchestra was on a very bumpy flight from Gatwick. As we met up with some wet colleagues in the foyer, it...

Posted in: LSO On Tour, Luxembourg/Paris November 2010

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