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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Anne McAneney’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our Trumpeter Anne McAneney’s story ...

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New CD release: Orff's Carmina Burana

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Just released on the LPO Label is a CD of Orff's spectacular choral work Carmina Burana. Recorded live at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on 6 April 2013 as part of the year-long The Rest Is Noise festival, the performance is conducted by Hans Graf and features soloists Sarah Tynan, Andrew Kennedy and Rodion Pogossov together with the London Philharmonic Choir and Trinity Boys Choir.

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Pieter Schoeman’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our Leader Pieter Schoeman’s story ...

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Sawing melodies: an unusual debut

This coming week sees a first for the London Philharmonic Orchestra. On Wednesday 19 February we will be joined by a very special guest artist, Katharina Micada, who will make her Royal Festival Hall debut playing musical saw alongside the Orchestra and Marc-André Hamelin in Khachaturian’s Piano Concerto.

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Greg Walmsley’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our cellist Greg Walmsley’s story ...

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New video: introducing Elgar's Symphony No. 2

A short introduction to Elgar's inspired Symphony No. 2, a work that Elgar himself said he 'poured his life into.' We perform the Symphony at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Friday 21 February

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Katalin Varnagy’s Story

Every year the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s schools’ concerts allow over 16,000 young people to see the Orchestra live. Six out of ten children attending the concerts will be experiencing an Orchestra for the very first time. Across February our musicians will be sharing their first experiences of seeing a live orchestra. Here is our First Violinist Katalin Varnagy’s story ...

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