In his review in Sinfinimusic (22nd October 2015) of the recording on LSO Live of Schumann’s “Das Paradies und die Peri”, conducted by Simon Rattle, Gavin Plumley pays tribute to the tender and introspective performance of this rarely-heard work, which is neither opera nor oratorio. His praise for the recording includes, “Ra More...
2016 is a very special year as we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary. The year with the London Symphony Orchestra contains many choral works, ranging from Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” through Haydn’s “The Seasons” to Elgar’s “The Dream of Gerontius”. The culmination will be a tour 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...
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
Patron: Howard Goodall CBE
Chorus Director: Simon Halsey CBE
Chairman: Owen Hanmer