the London Symphony Orchestra who appears on their recordings, Classikhan, Epiphany, John Adams: A Flowering
Tree, Music of Hope, Pergolesi—Stabat
Mater and Zappa. He is also credited on déjà fou
by Strawbs, Fresh
Aire 8 by Mannheim Steamroller and stooping to fit by the catchers.
May 2007, the LSO were joined by soprano Angela Gheorghiu
at Barbican Hall for an operatic concert that included Georges Bizet’s
“Habanera” from Carmen,
George Frideric Handel’s “Lascia ch’io pianga” from Rinaldo, Pietro
Mascagni’s “Intermezzo” from Cavelleria rusticana,
Giacomo Puccini’s “Un bel di vedremo”
from Madama Butterfly and Giuseppe Verdi’s
overture from Nabucco.
up Claude Debussy’s “Three Preludes”, Sergei Prokofiev’s
“Violin Concerto No. 1”, with soloist Vadim
Repin, and Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka and
“Symphony in Three Movements” on 13th June 2007.
June 2007, they teamed up with Andrew Marriner on
Debussy’s “First Rhapsody for Clarinet”, which was
sandwiched between Prokofiev’s October
Cantata and Stravinsky’s Les
There was more
opera to be enjoyed on 2nd May 2008 when tenor Roberto Alagna took center stage for an all-Verdi program that
included highlights from Un ballo in maschera, La forza del destino, Luisa
Miller, Macbeth, Nabucco, Otello, La traviata
and Il trovatore.
In March 2009,
the LSO were involved in the Great Performers Series at Lincoln Center. On their agenda was “Russian
Dreams: The Music of Sergei
Prokofiev”. Over the
course of eight days, they performed all seven of his symphonies, both of
his violin concertos, with Vadim Repin, and his second and fourth piano concertos, with
Vladimir Feltsman and Alexei Volodin,
They were back
at Lincoln Center for the GPS on 25th
October 2009 when they performed Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No.
9 in D major”.
January 2011, soprano Cheryl Barker, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly, the
London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, bass Iain Paterson and tenor Stuart
Skelton performed The Kingdom by
Sir Edward Elgar at Barbican Hall.
Youth Chorus, alto Anna Larsson, the LSO and Riverside Choral Society joined
forces for Mahler’s “Symphony No. 3 in D minor” at Lincoln Center on 25th February
February 2011, it was wall-to-wall Mahler at Lincoln as the LSO interpreted
the master’s “Adagio” from “Symphony No. 10 in F
sharp minor” and “Symphony No. 9 in D major”.
They were back
in the friendly confines of Barbican Hall in May 2011 for a pair of
concerts featuring Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Concerto for Trumpet,
Piano and Strings” and “Piano Concerto No. 2”, with Yefim Bronfman at the keys, and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 3”