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Osmo Vänskä on programming Sibelius’s symphonies alongside British concertos

This week we embark on our complete cycle of Sibelius's symphonies with Osmo Vänskä, presented across four concerts and paired with British concertos of the same era. We recently sat down with Vänskä to discuss the upcoming cycle, and here he explains why combining the symphonies of Finland's most famous composer with concertos by British composers seemed like a natural fit. 

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Meow Meow goes backstage

Meow Meow

Catch up on international diva Meow Meow's latest capers in a series of short videos taken backstage. We look forward to her causing some well-orchestrated chaos in her performance with us on Tuesday 1 November ...

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Sibelius's symphonies introduction by Osmo Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä introduces Sibelius's seven symphonies before our Sibelius Symphony Cycle later in October. Find out about Sibelius's personal journey and how it is reflected in this awe-inspiring music.

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Q&A with Thomas Zehetmair

Zehetmair

We caught up with violinist Thomas Zehetmair before his concert with us on Saturday 15 October. Find out what he has to say about his violin, the Zimmermann Violin Concerto and working with the LPO.

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Osmo Vänskä discusses Sibelius

Osmo Vanska

Ahead of our Sibelius Symphony Cycle in October (19–28 October), we went to Amsterdam to catch up with Finnish maestro Osmo Vänskä. Hear his thoughts on Sibelius and his music here.

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Osmo Vänskä on Sibelius

Osmo Vanska

This October Osmo Vänskä conducts the Orchestra in a complete cycle of Sibelius’s seven symphonies. Andrew Mellor talks to the Finnish conductor about the journey ahead...

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Sukanya The Opera

Find out about the exclusive world premiere and UK tour of Ravi Shankar's only opera, Sukanya.

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