Orchestras

London Symphony Orchestra

Introduction

The London Symphony Orchestra performs over 120 concerts a year and was named by Gramophone as one of the top five orchestras in the world.

The LSO has an enviable family of artists; their conductors include Valery Gergiev as Principal Conductor, Michael Tilson Thomas and Daniel Harding as Principal Guest Conductors, and André Previn as Conductor Laureate.  In 2015, the LSO announced the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director, taking up the post in 2017.

The LSO is a Resident Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, where it performs around seventy concerts a year.  However, the orchestra also enjoys successful residencies at the Lincoln Center in New York, at the Philharmonie de Paris, and at Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Over the past years, Askonas Holt has arranged many tours for the LSO in Europe and Asia, with a variety of conductors, including Myung-Whun Chung, Valery Gergiev and both of the LSO’s Principal Guest Conductors, Daniel Harding and Michael Tilson Thomas.


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Introduction

The London Symphony Orchestra performs over 120 concerts a year and was named by Gramophone as one of the top five orchestras in the world.

The LSO has an enviable family of artists; their conductors include Valery Gergiev as Principal Conductor, Michael Tilson Thomas and Daniel Harding as Principal Guest Conductors, and André Previn as Conductor Laureate.  In 2015, the LSO announced the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director, taking up the post in 2017.

The LSO is a Resident Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, where it performs around seventy concerts a year.  However, the orchestra also enjoys successful residencies at the Lincoln Center in New York, at the Philharmonie de Paris, and at Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Over the past years, Askonas Holt has arranged many tours for the LSO in Europe and Asia, with a variety of conductors, including Myung-Whun Chung, Valery Gergiev and both of the LSO’s Principal Guest Conductors, Daniel Harding and Michael Tilson Thomas.