London Philharmonic Orchestra

  1. Will the 2012 London Olympics Really Boost The U.K. Music Industry?

    February 23, 2012 7:50 AM EST The London 2012 Festival, the UK's biggest-ever nationwide festival, falls under the auspicies of the Cultural Olympiad and will include music events. Though much of the musical contents of the opening and closing ceremonies are still shroude ...

  2. ECHO Klassik Honor For Kurt Masur

    September 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The German conductor Kurt Masur will receive the German ECHO Klassik award 2010 for lifetime achievement. The 83-year-old will accept the price at the ECHO Klassik gala on Oct. 17 at the Philharmonic Theatre in Essen. German TV channel ZDF will br ...

  3. Nézet-Séguin Joins LPO

    November 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) has named Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its new principal guest conductor. The 32-year-old French-Canadian will take up the baton at the start of the 2008/2009 season for an initial three-year contract. He replace ...

  4. Jay-Z Scores 10th No. 1 Album On The Billboard 200

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "American Gangster," tying him with Elvis Presley for second place among artists with the most No. 1s. Only the Beatles , with 19 chart-toppers, have more ... Garth Brooks returns to the al ...

  5. Concord Names Exec Musical Director

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Calandrelli is a Grammy, Academy nominee. The Concord Music Group has appointed Jorge Calandrelli executive musical director. Calandrelli, a 23 time Grammy nominee and two-time Academy Award nominee, will report to executive VP of A&R, John Bu ...