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Concert Reviews: 11 November 2015

Christian Tetzlaff

On Wednesday 11 November, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was joined by conductor Robin Ticciati for an evening of French masterpieces, including Debussy’s La mer, as well as Violin Concerto No. 1 written by LPO Composer in Residence Magnus Lindberg, and performed by Chistian Tetzlaff.

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Concert Reviews: 4 November 2015

Paul Lewis

On Wednesday 4 November, the Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, following Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by pianist par excellence Paul Lewis.

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Concert Reviews: 31 October 2015

Stanisław Skrowaczewski

On Saturday 31 October, the London Philharmonic Orchestra were joined by Bruckner legend Stanisław Skrowaczewski in a performance of Bruckner’s colossal Symphony No. 5.

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Concert Reviews: 28 October 2015

Patricia Kopachinskaja

On Wednesday 28 October, the London Philharmonic Orchestra were joined by the German conductor Markus Stenz and violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja in a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, Thomas Larcher’s Violin Concerto and Stravinsky’s groundbreaking score for the ballet, The Rite of Spring.

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Concert Reviews: 23 October 2015

Benjamin Grosvenor

Friday 23 October marked the Swiss conductor, Thierry Fischer’s conducting debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, in a performance of three French masterpieces – Bizet’s Symphony in C, Ravel’s Piano Concerto and Saint-Saëns’s Symphony No. 3 (Organ).

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Concert Reviews: 14 October 2015

Krzysztof Penderecki

On 14 October, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was joined by Polish conductor, Krzysztof Penderecki in a world premiere performance of his Adagio for Strings and Horn Concerto, as well as his profound Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima. The conductor also broke away from his own works to conduct Shostakovich’s Sixth Symphony.

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Concert Reviews: 3 October 2015

Leonidas Kavakos

On Saturday 3 October, London Philharmonic Orchestra was once again joined by their Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Vladimir Jurowski, as well as violinist Leonidas Kavakos, for a performance of Knussen, Sibelius, and Scriabin’s Third Symphony: The Divine Poem.

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