LSO latest news and features

Remembering when Luciano Pavarotti sang his final ‘Nessun Dorma’ at the Turin Olympics

Definitively the greatest classical music moments in Olympics history

The story of the orchestra that was meant to play on the Titanic

How a leading symphony orchestra narrowly avoided playing on the Titanic the night it sank

LSO's principal oboist recovers from split reed like a pro

This oboe soloist’s reed split mid-solo… but he recovered like an absolute pro

Sir Antonio Pappano appointed chief conductor of London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Antonio Pappano appointed chief conductor of London Symphony Orchestra

How Classic FM’s partner orchestras are inspiring us all with their educational offerings

How Classic FM’s partner orchestras are inspiring us all with their educational offerings

Conductor Sir Simon Rattle applies for German citizenship

Conductor Sir Simon Rattle applies for German citizenship, citing ‘absolute necessity’

Conductors

Who might be in the running to replace Sir Simon Rattle at the London Symphony Orchestra?

sir Simon Rattle is stepping down as music director of the LSO in 2023.

Conductor Sir Simon Rattle steps down from London Symphony Orchestra in move to Munich

LSO records ‘A Christmas Singalong’ at LSO St Luke’s

Sing along with one of the world’s best orchestras this Christmas

London Symphony Orchestra is here for families with its supersonic space-themed concert

London Symphony Orchestra is here for families with its supersonic space-themed concert

Watch a sensational concert from London Symphony Orchestra for Live Music Month

Watch a sensational concert from London Symphony Orchestra for Live Music Month

London Symphony Orchestra among arts institutions to receive £275m survival fund

London Symphony Orchestra and CBSO among arts institutions first to receive £257m survival fund

LSO partners with coronavirus rapid test provider to ‘get world class orchestra back where it belongs’

LSO partners with coronavirus rapid test provider to ‘get world class orchestra back where it belongs’

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What do conductors actually do? Sir Simon Rattle has the answer.

What do conductors actually do? Sir Simon Rattle has the answer.

Jessye Norman awarded the RPS Gold Medal

Soprano Jessye Norman awarded Royal Philharmonic Society gold medal at a star-studded ceremony

Simon Rattle outside LSO St Luke's, 17 Jan 2017.

‘Conducting is hard – it doesn’t get easier’: Simon Rattle’s top conducting tips

Kiri Te Kanawa

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa given the Lifetime Achievement Award and Classic FM wins a Gramophone Award 2017