London Philharmonic Orchestra

Formed 1932
London Philharmonic Orchestra
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1932
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London Philharmonic Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London. It was founded by the conductors Sir Thomas Beecham and Malcolm Sargent in 1932 as a rival to the existing London Symphony and BBC Symphony Orchestras.

The founders' ambition was to build an orchestra the equal of any European or American rival. Between 1932 and the Second World War the LPO was widely judged to have succeeded in this regard. After the outbreak of war, the orchestra's private backers withdrew and the players reconstituted the LPO as a self-governing cooperative. In the post-war years, the orchestra faced challenges from two new rivals; the Philharmonia and the Royal Philharmonic, founded respectively in 1946 and 1947, achieved a quality of playing not matched by the older orchestras, including the LPO.

By the 1960s the LPO had regained its earlier standards, and in 1964 it secured a valuable engagement to play in the Glyndebourne Festival opera house during the summer months. In 1993 it was appointed resident orchestra of the Royal Festival Hall on the south bank of the Thames, one of London's major concert venues. Since 1995 the residency has been jointly held with the Philharmonia. In addition to its work at the Festival Hall and Glyndebourne, the LPO performs regularly at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne and the Brighton Dome, and tours nationally and internationally.

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Troika
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Troika
Arthur Sullivan
Pineapple Poll (Opening Dance)
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Pineapple Poll (Opening Dance)
George Gershwin
Act II, Scene 2 - 11 It Ain’t Necessarily So
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Act II, Scene 2 - 11 It Ain’t Necessarily So
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish' (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish' (2nd mvt)
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor - Finale
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Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor - Finale
Gustav Holst
A Winter Idyll
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A Winter Idyll
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 2 - The Little Russian, 3rd mvt.
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Symphony No 2 - The Little Russian, 3rd mvt.
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta - 5th movement, The Town Hall
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Sinfonietta - 5th movement, The Town Hall
Richard Wagner
Liebestod (Tristan & Isolde)
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Liebestod (Tristan & Isolde)
Malcolm Arnold
Four Scottish Dances
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Four Scottish Dances
Ennio Morricone
Gabriel's Oboe
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Gabriel's Oboe
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Dona Nobis Pacem: Agnus Dei
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Dona Nobis Pacem: Agnus Dei
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor
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Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor
Edvard Grieg
2 Elegiac melodies Op.34 (The last spring)
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2 Elegiac melodies Op.34 (The last spring)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Hungarian Rhapsody
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Hungarian Rhapsody
Gilbert Vinter
Hunter's Moon
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Hunter's Moon
Edward Elgar
The Wand of youth - suite no. 1 (Op.1a), Sun dance
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The Wand of youth - suite no. 1 (Op.1a), Sun dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Polish Symphony No.3 in D, Op. 29
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Polish Symphony No.3 in D, Op. 29
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17 'Little Russian'
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Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17 'Little Russian'
Richard Wagner
Im Treibhaus (Wesendonck-Lieder)
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Im Treibhaus (Wesendonck-Lieder)
Gustav Holst
Venus, the Bringer of Peace (The Planets, Op 32)
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Venus, the Bringer of Peace (The Planets, Op 32)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
II Postino - Theme
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II Postino - Theme
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 1 in G minor, "Winter Daydreams" (3rd movement, Scherzo)
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Symphony No 1 in G minor, "Winter Daydreams" (3rd movement, Scherzo)
Gustav Holst
The Planets - suite (Op.32), Jupiter, the bringer of jollity
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The Planets - suite (Op.32), Jupiter, the bringer of jollity
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending
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The Lark Ascending
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Benedictus
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Benedictus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
The Radetzky March
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The Radetzky March
Giacomo Puccini
Signore ascolta! (Turandot)
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Signore ascolta! (Turandot)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
For The Fallen
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For The Fallen
Enrique Granados
Villanesca (Spanish Dances, Set 2)
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Villanesca (Spanish Dances, Set 2)
George Gershwin
Act I, Scene I: Summertime
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Act I, Scene I: Summertime
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Pastoral Symphony [Symphony No. 3] (2nd mvt)
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Pastoral Symphony [Symphony No. 3] (2nd mvt)
Franz Liszt
Prometheus
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Prometheus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Fantasia On a Theme By Thomas Tallis (Opening)
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Fantasia On a Theme By Thomas Tallis (Opening)
Maurice André
Trumpet Concerto In E Flat
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Trumpet Concerto In E Flat
Nicolò Paganini
Variations on 'God save the King'
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Variations on 'God save the King'
William Hurlstone
Witch's Death-Dance (The Magic Mirror)
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Witch's Death-Dance (The Magic Mirror)
Bernard Herrmann
Psycho (A Narrative for Orchestra)
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Psycho (A Narrative for Orchestra)
Franz Liszt
Mephisto Waltz No.1 'The Dance in the Village Inn'
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Mephisto Waltz No.1 'The Dance in the Village Inn'
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor op.26 - Finale
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Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor op.26 - Finale
Ruth Gipps
Horn Concerto, Op 58 (2nd mvt)
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Horn Concerto, Op 58 (2nd mvt)
Koji Kondo
Legend of Zelda (1986) - Suite
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Legend of Zelda (1986) - Suite
Antonín Dvořák
Song to the Moon (Rusalka)
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Song to the Moon (Rusalka)
Hubert Parry
The Birds: Bridal March
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The Birds: Bridal March
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 64: Verdi Requiem
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Royal Albert Hall
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 64: Verdi Requiem

Proms 2018: Prom 64: Verdi Requiem

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 5: Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-17T06:58:08
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17
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 5: Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande

Proms 2018: Prom 5: Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2017: Prom 71: Stravinsky, Britten, Prokofiev and Shostakovich
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-09-06T06:58:08
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6
Sep
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 71: Stravinsky, Britten, Prokofiev and Shostakovich

Proms 2017: Prom 71: Stravinsky, Britten, Prokofiev and Shostakovich

Royal Albert Hall
BBC Singers 2016-17 Season: Ravi Shankar's opera: Sukanya
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Southbank Centre, London
2017-05-19T06:58:08
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19
May
2017
BBC Singers 2016-17 Season: Ravi Shankar's opera: Sukanya

BBC Singers 2016-17 Season: Ravi Shankar's opera: Sukanya

Southbank Centre, London
BBC Singers 2016-17 Season: Ravi Shankar's opera: Sukanya
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Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2017-05-15T06:58:08
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15
May
2017
BBC Singers 2016-17 Season: Ravi Shankar's opera: Sukanya

BBC Singers 2016-17 Season: Ravi Shankar's opera: Sukanya

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

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