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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live?

Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Donate £9 and help us offer 2,500 children their first orchestral experience for free.

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New video: introducing Kalinnikov's Symphony No. 1

Patrick Bailey introduces and explores some of the haunting melodies woven throughout Vassily Kalinnikov's First Symphony, which we perform at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 19 February

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New video: introducing Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture

In this short film, we introduce the famous love theme to Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, arguably the most famous work dedicated to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, which we perform as part of our Valentine's Day concert on Friday 14 February. 

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Do you remember the first time you saw an orchestra live? Read Andy Barclay’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 Principal Percussionist Andrew Barclay’s story ...

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New Video: Introducing Dvořák's Seventh Symphony

A short film introducing Dvořák's compelling Seventh Symphony, which we perform on Wednesday 29 January.

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London Philharmonic Orchestra announces new Composer in Residence: Magnus Lindberg

Lindberg © Saara Vuorjoki

Finnish conductor Magnus Lindberg becomes the London Philharmonic Orchestra's Composer in Residence from the beginning of the 2014/15 season.

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New CD release: Jurowski conducts Brahms Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4

Brahms 3 & 4 CD cover

Just released on the LPO Label is a disc of Brahms's Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 conducted by Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor, Vladimir Jurowski.

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