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LSO - Launches "Always Playing Programme"

The London Symphony Orchestra releases details of ‘Always Playing’, the digital programme of archive concerts to be streamed free via the LSO YouTube channel across March and April 2020, to replace the scheduled Barbican concerts.

 There are concerts conducted by the LSO’s family of conductors, including Music Director Sir Simon Rattle, LSO Principal Guest Conductors Gianandrea Noseda and François-Xavier Roth along with top-flight Guest Conductors Semyon Bychkov, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Valery Gergiev.

The LSO is joined by a range of guest artists including pianists Kristian Bezuidenhout, Seong-Jin Cho, Katia and Marielle Labèque, violinists Janine Jansen and Isabelle Faust, and singers Daniela Barcellona, Barbara Hannigan, Christiane Karg, Anna Larsson, Francesco Meli and Michele Pertusi.

During this time the LSO’s social media will also be filled with clips from past performances, artists interviews, curated playlists and new recordings from the Orchestra’s Grammy Award-winning in-house label, LSO Live. The LSO is the world’s most recorded and most streamed Orchestra, and can be found on all major streaming services, including Apple Music, Spotify, Primephonic, IDAGIO, Medici.tv, Stingray Classica, takt1, as well as leading TV channels such as Mezzo and Sky Arts.

Follow the link for more information: lso.co.uk/alwaysplaying


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Listings information

lso.co.uk/alwaysplaying

 

Sibelius Symphony No 5 – 7pm, Sunday 29 March 2020

Janáček Sinfonietta
Sibelius Symphony No 5

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Brahms Symphony No 1 – 7.30pm, Thursday 2 April 2020

Szymanowski Symphony No 1
Szymanowski Violin Concerto
Brahms Symphony No 1

Valery Gergiev conductor
Janine Jansen violin
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Verdi Requiem – 7pm, Sunday 5 April 2020

Verdi Requiem

Gianandrea Noseda conductor
Erika Grimaldi soprano
Daniela Barcellona mezzo-soprano
Francesco Meli tenor
Michele Pertusi bass
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey chorus director
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Stravinsky ballet music – 7.30pm, Thursday 9 April 2020

Stravinsky The Firebird (original ballet)
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version)
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2 – 7pm, Sunday 12 April 2020

Balakirev Islamey
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2
Shostakovich Symphony No 1

Gianandrea Noseda conductor
Seong-Jin Cho piano
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Mahler 2 – 7.30pm, Thursday 16 April 2020

Mahler Symphony No 2

Semyon Bychkov conductor
Christiane Karg soprano
Anna Larsson contralto
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey chorus director
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs – 7pm, Sunday 19 April 2020

Bartók Hungarian Peasant Songs
Szymanowski Harnasie
Stravinsky Ebony Concerto
Golijov Nazareno
Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Katia and Marielle Labèque pianos
London Symphony Orchestra

 

The Rose Lake – 7.30pm, Thursday 23 April 2020

Tippett The Rose Lake
Mahler comp. Cooke Symphony No 10

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring – 7pm, Sunday 26 April 2020

Webern Six Pieces for Orchestra
Berg Fragments of Woyzeck
Ligeti Le Grande Macabre
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Barbara Hannigan soprano
London Symphony Orchestra

 

Adams and Berlioz – 7.30pm, Thursday 30 April 2020

Adams Harmonielehre

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

 

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