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Orchestras

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Vladimir Jurowski, Principal Conductor

"The London Philharmonic sounded ravishing and startingly transparent. Each chord was audible in all its parts, every solo heard as chamber music."
Evening Standard

"...the playing from the LPO strings was ravishing."
The Guardian

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Recognised today as one of the finest orchestras on the international stage, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1932 by Sir Thomas Beecham. Since then, its Principal Conductors have included Sir Adrian Boult, Bernard Haitink, Sir Georg Solti, Klaus Tennstedt and Kurt Masur. In 2007 Vladimir Jurowski became the Orchestra’s twelfth Principal Conductor and in 2008 Yannick Nézet-Séguin was appointed Principal Guest Conductor.

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has been performing at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall since it opened in 1951, becoming Resident Orchestra in 1992. It . . .

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