Martin Lawson would have been 70 in September but, very sadly, he died on 3rd August after a very long illness. We would often see him at concerts and rehearsals, supporting his wife Gilly and the chorus. And this year, when he needed to come with oxygen because of the Cystic Fibrosis that was to claim him, he remained cheerful and uncomplaining. T More...
The Chorus’s newly-appointed President, Sir Simon Rattle, will be conducting a new community and children’s opera by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, “The Hogboon” on Sunday, 26th June at the Barbican. The opera is based on a local goblin myth from his home in Orkney. This will be the world premiere of an LSO commission. The LSO Discovery Choirs w More...
There are major highlights in any London Symphony Chorus year and the 2015-2016 season which begins in September is no exception. The autumn brings a performance of Rachmaninov’s “Vespers”, which the Chorus recently recorded under Chorus Director, Simon Halsey, in the very special setting of London’s Temple Church, on Tuesday, 13th October. More...
London Symphony Chorus,
c/o London Symphony Orchestra
Level 6 Frobisher Crescent
LONDON EC2Y 8DS
Phone: +44 (0)20 7382 2518
Contact: Andra East, Choral Projects Manager
President: Sir Simon Rattle OM CBE
President Emeritus: André Previn KBE
Vice-President: Michael Tilson Thomas
Patron: Simon Russell Beale CBE
Chorus Director: Simon Halsey CBE
Chairman: Owen Hanmer