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Getting to know Dogs Don’t Do Ballet author, Anna Kemp

Getting to know Dogs Don’t Do Ballet author, Anna Kemp

By | April 9, 2015 at 6:20 pm | No comments

The next LSO Family Concert on Sunday 26 April 2015 is based on Anna Kemp’s hit 2010 book Dogs Don’t Do Ballet. It stars pug pup Biff who doesn't like ordinary canine stuff like peeing on lampposts or scratching fleas. Biff loves moonlight and music and walking on his...

Posted in: LSO Discovery

Interview: Tugan Sokhiev

Interview: Tugan Sokhiev

By | March 27, 2015 at 11:06 am | 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 in a series of interviews. We’ll be finding out what makes our up-and-coming conductors tick, what they think makes a great...

Posted in: Artist Interviews, Ones to Watch

India – incredible indiarghhhhhh

India – incredible indiarghhhhhh

By | March 16, 2014 at 11:30 am | 2 comments

The last concert in Seoul saw us enjoy music-making with pianist Sunwook Kim and a few commented on how much more they enjoyed Korea from the first times we visited. I think in those days Seoul seemed vastly unapproachable and we probably all expected to see pets smothered in...

Posted in: China Taiwan South Korea India March 2014, LSO On Tour

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

Ambrosia and …er…amnesia

Ambrosia and …er…amnesia

By | May 14, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 8 comments

When I was about 12 years old my mother worked at a Catholic school, and one Easter our whole family was able to go on the trip to Rome. Even as a pre-teenager, the ancient splendour of the city impressed me and I have always wanted to go back. In actual fact, I have been back...

Posted in: Italy May 2013, LSO On Tour

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