Monday, 20 April 2020

LSSO Alive!

London Schools Symphony Orchestra
London Schools Symphony Orchestra
In the absence of live concerts, the London Schools Symphony Orchestra is making concerts available from its archive. Starting next week, each Monday the LSSO will upload a full length concert to their Facebook page

On Monday 27 April 2020, Music from the Dark Side explores interpretations of Faust with music by Penderecki, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Berlioz and Schnittke's Faust Cantata, conducted by Sian Edwards with narrator Dame Janet Suzman, mezzo-soprano Fiona Kimm, soloists from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the LSSO Chorus  (recorded on 8 January 2020). Then on Monday 4 May 2020, Holst's The Planets and Barber's Knoxville, Summer of 1915 conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong with soprano Louise Alder (recorded 9 January 2018).

In 2021, the orchestra will be celebrating its 70th anniversary and would love to hear from alumni, contact the LSSO via their Facebook page.

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