London Philharmonic Orchestra

The London Philharmonic Orchestra's podcasts offer a mix of interviews with conductors and soloists, CD news and pre-concert talks to explore the repertoire performed by the orchestra at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. Visit for more information about the orchestra.

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Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring

Join conductor Juanjo Mena and writer and broadcaster Gerard McBurney as they explore Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. In this pre-concert talk they discuss Lithuanian melodies and influences, and the challenges of conducting the work.


 2018-03-28  16m

Stravinsky – Symphony No. 1

This month we began our festival, Changing Faces: Stravinsky’s Journey. Join LPO Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and writer and broadcaster Gerard McBurney, as they discuss Stravinsky’s music, his first symphony, and the influence of Rimsky-Korsakov.


 2018-02-23  13m

Vladimir Jurowski – 10 Years

Vladimir Jurowski is the leading conductor of his generation, and one of the most sought-after, universally acclaimed for his incisive musicianship and artistic vision. His relationship with the London Philharmonic Orchestra started in 2001, and over the ensuing years has become a dynamic and revered artistic partnership...


 2018-01-25  17m

The Christmas Oratorio

This month along with the London Philharmonic Choir, we performed Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. In this festive podcast, lecturer and broadcaster Sarah Lenton discusses the subject of the Nativity, how Bach uses it in this work, and how other composers have approached the subject matter.


 2017-12-22  15m

The orchestra with a vision.

We’re celebrating ten years with principle conductor Vladimir Jurowski. In an interview with BBC Radio 3’s Andrew McGregor, Vladimir describes the sound of the LPO, how it’s changed over the last decade, rhythmic precision, and developing an audience for the 20th and 21st-century repertoire.


 2017-11-29  10m

The Schumann Violin Concerto

The strangest detective story in the history of music - inspired by a true incident. On November 8 we perform Schumann’s Violin Concerto with violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja. In this podcast, novelist and classical music writer Jessica Duchen talks about her novel, Ghost Variations, which tells the bizarre story of how the violin concerto was rediscovered after being left unknown and unheard for over 80 years.


 2017-10-18  20m

Tchaikovsky, Vladimir Jurowski and Russia

In a Russian themed podcast, conductor Vladimir Jurowski describes hearing Tchaikovsky's music as a child, and explains the impact the music has had on later generations of composers. Then, in an interview with BBC Radio 3's Andrew McGregor, he discusses growing up in Russia, his memories, training, and influences.


 2017-09-08  17m

Glyndebourne and the first symphonic performance

The orchestra is at Glyndebourne. Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and BBC Radio 3's Andrew McGregor discuss the benefits of playing in the pit, how the great conductors often come from the opera, and the excitement of playing in the Royal Albert Hall at the first symphonic performance after the run at the festival.


 2017-08-15  10m

Julian Bliss

From child prodigy to instrument designer and international soloist, clarinetist Julian Bliss talks with Edward Seckerson prior to his performance with London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, London on 30 November 2016.


 2017-05-26  38m

Ravi Shankar's Sukanya

Final East/West fusion opera of the sitar legend


 2017-04-28  22m