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As part of LCO’s 2021-22 Season we are excited to be reviving the orchestra’s emerging composer development scheme, LCO New. LCO New will offer a nurturing and high profile opportunity for 5 composers to work...
By Hattie Rayfield

Designing a Centenary

The London Chamber Orchestra reaching its centenary year in 2021 has provided an exciting opportunity to draw on the design elements of our founding decade.  An area that was particularly enjoyable to research was choosing...
By Francesca McGeorge

Introducing LCO’s Composer in Residence: Freya Waley-Cohen

We are delighted to announce British-American composer Freya Waley-Cohen will be the London Chamber Orchestra’s Composer in Residence this season. In past seasons, LCO has worked closely with Freya for the performance of her work Changeling...
By Martin Childs

Press Release: Bluestone Vineyards x LCO

The London Chamber Orchestra announces its new partnership with Bluestone Vineyards ahead of the orchestra’s centenary celebrations. Bluestone Vineyards is an award winning English sparkling wine vineyard based in Wiltshire. Founders, brothers Toby and Nat...
By Hattie Rayfield

A Century of Music – play along with LCO!

Perform alongside the London Chamber Orchestra and our friends in a special birthday concert to celebrate LCO’s centenary! We are inviting all musicians: young and old, new or longstanding LCO friend, aspiring musician or rusty...
By Hattie Rayfield

Join the Junction (18th September)

It’s at this point in the year that we would normally be travelling around London, visiting schools and surprising pupils with our flashmobs to kick start our educational outreach programme, Music Junction. Although this isn’t...

Composers’ Workshop

Our young composers taking part in this year’s Music Junction started writing a very special piece for LCO’s 100th birthday. Led by this year’s composer, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, the students took a beautiful poem written by...

Arts Council England’s Culture Recovery Fund

We are delighted to announce that the LCO in has received a grant of £124,220 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. More than £300 million has...
By Hattie Rayfield

Thank You Garfield Weston Foundation

We would like to say a big thank you to the Garfield Weston Foundation for giving LCO a grant of £30,000 towards our core costs so we can continue making music accessible to all.  Established...
By Hattie Rayfield

Centenary Season Announcement

Christopher Warren-Green, LCO Music Director and Principal Conductor, officially launches our Centenary Season.

By Hattie Rayfield