In this programme, conductor Francois-Xavier Roth brings together three composers, who, in their own lifetimes were considered to be at the forefront of modern music. The concert begins with Ligeti’s Lontano, which conjures images of “long submerged dream worlds of childhood”. The LSC then joins the LSO for a performance of Bartok’s Cantata More...
James MacMillan’s affecting memorial to the dead of World War I was commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and 14-18 NOW: WW1 Centenary Art Commissions. This new work, commissioned to commemorate 100 years since the Armistice of 1918, remembers the human cost of war. Setting words by Charles Sorley, a Scottish poet killed in action in More...
Season Opening Concert London Symphony Chorus join the London Symphony Orchestra for Britten’s Spring Symphony, his second-biggest choral work after the War Requiem. Music Director Sir Simon Rattle conducts an all-British programme to launch the new season, including the world premiere of Harrison Birtwistle’s Donum Simoni MMXVIII 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