Otro nombre

Orquesta Sinfónica de Londres

Symphony Orchestra (Londres)

Londoner Symphonie-Orchester

Fuente consultada

WWW de la entidad, 7-11-2014

Grandes orquestas del mundo, 1987

Información encontrada

p. 20 (London Symphony Orchestra; LSO; fundada en 1904; primera orquesta propiedad de los propios músicos y dirigida por ellos mismos en Gran Bretaña; en 1906 ya era una orquesta muy reconocida;

(The London Symphony Orchestra; LSO; formada en 1904; Valery Gergiev (director principal), André Previn (director honorífico), Daniel Harding y Michael Tilson Thomas (directores principales invitados); orquesta residente en el Barbican, en Londres, desde 1982, Lincon Centre de New York, anualmente, y orquesta de La Salle Pleyel de In addition, the Orchestra has a successful annual residency at Lincoln Centre, New York, and is the international resident orchestra of La Salle Pleyel in Paris, also appearing regularly in Japan and the Far East, as well as in all the major European cities. From 2010–2013 the LSO was resident orchestra at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. realiza también un programa educativo y comunitario, una discográfica, un centro de educación musical y un trabajo pionero en música digital; LSO Discovery, providing a unique mix of public and private events for people of every age and background. Through the technological facilities at LSO St Luke’s, the Orchestra’s education initiatives are offered regionally, nationally and internationally. In addition, LSO St Luke’s works with key artistic partners to present a varied programme of evening and daytime events, including BBC Radio and TV, Barbican and the Guildhall School. The award-winning programme, LSO Discovery, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010, enables the LSO to offer people of all ages an opportunity to get involved in music-making and to enter the extraordinary soundworld of the Orchestra. As well as ongoing programmes that engage participants locally, nationally and internationally, through family concerts, Discovery Days and several thriving community groups, LSO On Track, a long-standing project involving young musicians from ac ross East London, has given a platform to talented teenagers to appear in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, at outdoor concerts in Trafalgar Square, and also on Abbey Road recordings side-by-side with LSO musicians. Live was one of the first classical labels to embrace downloads and use the internet to encourage new audiences to listen to classical music. In 2008 the LSO launched the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, the world’s first-ever online orchestra, which was repeated in 2011. The LSO was the official Orchestra of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Ceremonies, memorably performing Chariots of Fire with Rowan Atkinson and conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. The LSO has also recorded music for hundreds of films, including Philomena, Pixar’s Brave, four of the Harry Potter films, The King’s Speech, Superman and all six Star Wars movies. http://lso.co.uk /biography