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Clarinets and bassoons get testy over solos in Scheherezade

James Zimmermann, principal clarinet at the Nashville Symphony, takes issue – passionately – with a video from the London Philharmonic Orchestra on how to play Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. First, the sedate LPO original: Now, James’s fiery response. James says: ‘Now I’m all for having consideration for your colleagues, but let’s have consideration for the music, just […]

LA Chamber Orchestra Gets A New Music Director

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Principal flute of the Royal Philharmonic and London Philharmonic orchestras and of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Jaime Martín turned to conducting full-time five years ago. He is principal conductor of Sweden's Gävle Symphony and chief conductor of the Cadaqués Orchestra, a chamber ensemble in Spain.

Brexit and the Arts: no. 1 in the List of Shame

...oh, look.It's our very own London Philharmonic Orchestra, whose Australian CEO, Tim Walker, is quoted in a Telegraph article extolling the "opportunity for orchestras to escape EU red tape and re-engage with the world". What the actual...Show More Summary

Two London orchestras in search of an identity

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The London Philharmonic and the Philharmonia have staged simultaneous season launches. The Philharmonia defines itself as follows: The Philharmonia Orchestra and Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen announce their...Show More Summary

A false music headline

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Richard Morrison has published an interview in the Times this morning with Vladimir Jurowski, music director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra (as well as orchestras in Moscow and Berlin, where he lives). To give the thing a bit of zing, they slapped on a confrontational headline: Vladimir Jurowski: The Russian conductor who’s rattling Simon Rattle’s […]

New Soundtracks: PHANTOM THREAD (Jonny Greenwood)

BUY NOW FROM AMAZON Composer: Jonny Greenwood Conducted by Robert Ames / Robert Ziegler Performed by London Contemporary Orchestra / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Total Time: 55:53... For more, visit our blog !

What now for the Royal Philharmonic?

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The struggling London orchestra was the last in the world this week to cut its ties with Charles Dutoit after the Swiss conductor was accused of multiple acts of sexual misconduct, which he denies. The reason the RPO was behind the beat was because it desperately needs a flagship conductor with international name recognition, and […]

Theresa May attends two symphony concerts in a week

5 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The embattled British prime minister turned up at the London Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday and Daniel Barenboim’s West-East Diwan Orchestra on Saturday in aid of multiple sclerosis research. She should think of buying a season ticket.   photo: (c) South Bank Centre/Ben Larpent  

Ella With the London Symphony

6 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Elvis started it, and symphony orchestras are reaping the rewards. Back in 2015, Elvis Presley Enterprises teamed with producers Nick Patrick and Don Reedman, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for If I Can Dream. The 14-song album featured Elvis's original...       Related Stories Ella Fitzgerald at 100 Julie London: A Good Cry John Williams: Rainbows  

Britten, Silvestrov & Janacek: Jan Vogler, Vladimir Jurowski and the LPO

6 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Vladmir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall Britten, Silvestrov, Janacek; Jan Vogler, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski; Royal Festival Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Sep 28 2017...Show More Summary

Orchestra to the fore: Enescu's Oedipe from Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra

6 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

George Enescus's Oedipe - London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski, Paul Gay at the Royal Festival Hall (Photo Allen Max) Enescu Oedipe; Paul Gay, Willard White, Christopher Purves, Graham Clark, Ruxandra Donose, Ildiko Komlosi,...Show More Summary

LPO Junior Artists expands

7 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

LPO Junior Artists with conductor Rebecca Miller The London Philharmonic Orchestra's scheme to reach young players in communities under represented in professional UK orchestras, the LPO Junior Artists scheme, has just completed a highly successful pilot year. Show More Summary

Which UK orchestra chiefs are underpaid

8 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

A Slipped Disc reader, trawling the 2016 accounts of British orchestras, has helped us to come up with the following league table of top-paid orchestra managers:   1 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – £265,000 (Ian Maclay) 2 London Symphony Orchestra – £185,000 (Kathryn McDowell)     3 London Philharmonic             – […]

LPO Debut Sounds: New Musick

8 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Stef Conner, Nathan Dearden, Yvonne Eccles & Alex Paxton The London Philharmonic Orchestra's Debut Sounds concert at St John's Smith Square, 12 July 2017. The programme includes world premieres by the four LPO Young Composers – Yvonne...Show More Summary

Just in: Jurowski gets a record deal – but not the LPO

8 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The conductor Vladimir Jurowski today signed ‘a long-term, multi-album agreement’ with the Dutch label, Pentatone. But the recordings he will be making are not with his first orchestra, the London Philharmonic, where he has been music director since 2006. It is confirmed that Jurowski will record a cycle of Prokofiev symphonies with the Moscow-based State Academic […]

Now London names a concertmaster of 24

10 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Kevin Lin was passing through London with the Curtis Symphony last Friday when he learned that he had won the position of co-leader with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Kevin, 24, graduates this summer and will join the LPO in August.  

Sad news: A leading quartet mourns its cellist

10 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

We have been notified of the death of Keith Harvey, founder-cellist of the Gabrieli Quartet for the past 50 years. He was also principal cellist with the London Philharmonic and the English Chamber Orchestra. Born in Liverpool in 1938, he suffered polio in childhood, overcoming those difficulties to win the Suggia Prize at the Royal […]

Beyond comprehension

10 months agoArts : Night and Day

The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s ‘Belief and Beyond Belief’ season is drawing to a close, without making it in any degree…

SHOCK: Top London orchestra will relocate to Germany

New home: the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg The London Philharmonic Orchestra has allegedly accepted a remarkable offer from the City of Hamburg to move to Germany after Brexit, adopting a new home base at the magnificent Elbphilharmonie....Show More Summary

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