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New CD release: Vladimir Jurowski conducts Zemlinsky

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A brand new CD is released today on the LPO Label: Zemlinsky's A Florentine Tragedy and Six Maeterlinck Songs. Conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, the disc also features soloists Petra Lang (mezzo soprano), Heike Wessels (mezzo soprano), Sergei Skorokhodov (tenor) and Albert Dohmen (baritone).

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Introducing Foyle Future Firsts musician Ide Ni Chonaill

Current participant on the Foyle Future First Development Programme, bassoonist Ide Ni Chonaill will be performing alongside fellow participants and members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June. We caught up with Ide to find out more about her experience ...

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Getting to know ... Debut Sounds composer Edmund Hunt

Edmund Hunt is one of four composers working with the LPO as part of the Leverhulme Young Composers programme. His new work Argatnél will premiere at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June. We recently caught up with Edmund for a quick chat ...

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George Lewis: The Will To Adorn

Find out more about George Lewis's vibrant and mercurial 2011 work The Will To Adorn, the centrepiece of our Debut Sounds concert on Monday 9 June.

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New CD release: Beethoven's Missa Solemnis

Missa Solemnis CD cover

Just released on the LPO Label is a new CD of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis under conductor Sir Georg Solti, recorded live at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 10 September 1982. The CD also features soloists Helen Donath (soprano), Doris Soffel (mezzo soprano), Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor), Hans Sotin (bass) and the Edinburgh Festival Chorus.

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Getting to know ... Debut Sounds composer Arne Gieshoff

As he prepares for the first rehearsals of his new work Umschreibung, Arne Gieshoff discusses the development of his piece and how he's feeling in the lead-up to its premiere at Debut Sounds. We also fired a few quick questions at Arne about himself to find out a little more about himself and his inspiration ... 

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The New Classical - Eugene Birman

Leverhulme Young Composer Eugene Birman shares some thoughts on composing and listening to new music ahead of the world premiere of his Manifesto at Debut Sounds on Monday 9 June. 

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