The London Symphony Orchestra
As the resident orchestra of the Barbican Centre, the LSO presents some 70 concerts there each year, performing the highest quality music from the core symphonic repertoire, as well as music by living or lesser known composers. Other concert engagements in the UK provide additional opportunities for the Orchestra to be heard nationally whilst theOrchestra’s major international touring programme brings the LSO to a global audience, particularly through annualresidencies in New York and Paris and regular visits to Japan, China, the USA and Europe.
The LSO’s activities also include an inspirational and pioneering education and community programme, LSO Discovery, and an award winning record label, LSO Live which enables the Orchestra’s music to be heard by a global audiencethrough digital recordings. LSO St Luke’s, the UBS and LSO music education centre, adds a unique dimension to thework of the Orchestra, being the home of LSO Discovery, LSO rehearsals, and a substantial public concert programme, with many performances broadcast by the BBC.