London Philharmonic Orchestra
One of the world’s finest symphony orchestras.
The Orchestra was founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1932, and since then has been headed by many of the great names in the conducting world, including Sir Adrian Boult, Bernard Haitink, Sir Georg Solti, Klaus Tennstedt and Kurt Masur. In 2007 Vladimir Jurowski became the Orchestra’s current Principal Conductor. Edward Gardner is currently Principal Conductor Designate, and will succeed Jurowski as Principal from September 2021. Karina Canellakis became Principal Guest Conductor in September 2020. The Orchestra’s current Composer-in-Residence is Brett Dean.
Image credits: Header image of the LPO, photo by Benjamin-Ealovega