Podcasts

Each month during the season the London Philharmonic Orchestra releases a new edition of its audio podcast. We bring you interviews with conductors and soloists, pre-concert talks recorded at Royal Festival Hall and previews of our latest CD releases on the LPO Label.

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Introduction to Tippett: A Child of Our Time

An introduction to Tippett's secular oratorio A Child of Our Time by writer and broadcaster Daniel Snowman. (June 2013)

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Colin Currie on Kalevi Aho

Percussionist Colin Currie speaks about the new concerto by Kalevi Aho which he premiered with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä. (April 2012)

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Julian Anderson: The Discovery of Heaven

Prior to the world premiere, the LPO's Composer in Residence, Julian Anderson, introduced the musical and literary inspirations for his work The Discovery of Heaven. (March 2012)

 

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Julian Anderson: Fantasias

The Orchestra's Composer in Residence, Julian Anderson, introduces his virtuoso work Fantasias, music which has been the starting point for this term's creative sessions of The Band. (December 2011)

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Mark-Anthony Turnage: On Opened Ground

Composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and viola soloist Lawrence Power discuss Turnage's concerto 'On Opened Ground', and Vladimir Jurowski introduces the new release on the LPO CD Label of works by Arthur Honegger. (November 2011)

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Scriabin: Prometheus

Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski explores the Greek myth of Prometheus and the LPO's performance with newly commissioned lighting of Scriabin's Prometheus, Poem of Fire. Join Composer in Residence Julian Anderson for a musical introduction to the work's soundworld. (September 2011)

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Julian Anderson: The Stations of the Sun

The LPO's new composer in residence, Julian Anderson, talks about composing The Stations of the Sun, the challenge of writing melody in the 21st century, and his approach to collaboration. (January 2011)

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