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Concert Reviews: 23 April 2016

Simon Callow

On Saturday 23 April, the London Philharmonic Orchestra were joined by a star-studded line up of singers and actors, including Simon Callow, in a jam-packed Anniversary Gala performance of music and the spoken word, in celebration of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

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Concert Reviews: 20 April 2016

Vladimir Jurowski

On Wednesday 20 April, LPO Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski led the Orchestra in a performance of French masterpieces, including Saint-Saëns’s exotic Piano Concerto No. 5 and Debussy’s Images.

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Concert Reviews: 9 April 2016

Matthias Goerne

On Saturday 9 April, Christoph Eschenbach conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, as well as Brahms’s choral masterpiece, A German Requiem.

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Concert Reviews: 9 March 2016

Marc-André Hamelin

On Wednesday 9 March, LPO Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski once again joined the Orchestra to conduct a performance of Rachmaninoff’s romantic Piano Concerto No. 3, as well as Zemlinsky’s ethereal work The Mermaid.

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Concert Reviews: 5 March 2016

Anne Sofie von Otter

On Saturday 5 March, the London Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski conducted the Orchestra in a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3, Zemlinsky’s Six Maeterlinck Songs, and Szymanowski’s poignent Stabat Mater.

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CD reviews: Rachmaninoff 3 / Jurowski

LPO-0088

February 2016 saw the release of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3 and 10 Songs on the LPO Label. This fascinating combination of works, delicately orchestrated by the grandfather of the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Vladimir Jurowski, has received great reviews so far...

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CD reviews: Beethoven 5 / Tennstedt

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In October 2015, the LPO released a pair of live concert recordings of Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony and his Overture to Coriolan, conducted by former Principal Conductor and Music Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Klaus Tennstedt.

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