VOGUE

VOGUE

Vogue previews a very special concert to be held in the heart of Moscow.... Curator of Organ Reframed Claire M. Singer believes that "the organ deserves new music to be written and performed." .... she will be joined by eminent British musicians James McVinney, who READ MORE>>

THE WIRE

THE WIRE

The London Contemporary Orchestra, the young ensemble led by Robert Ames and Hugh Brunt have been in the forefront in the last decade - Innovating and collaborating..... They are evidently comfortable exploring the popular and formal in a rave setting, complete ... READ MORE>>

GRAMOPHONE

GRAMOPHONE

Co-Artistic Directors of the LCO Robert Ames and Hugh Brunt talk about how the orchestra's new sample library, LCO Strings, is giving composers new worlds of sound to explore. The London Contemporary Orchestra have recently collaborated with Spitfire Audio to ... READ MORE>>

i-D

i-D

When someone got in touch the other day and asked if we'd like to have a chat with the coolest orchestra in the world, we had a little think and decided, "Yes, we would like to have a chat with the coolest orchestra in the world, thank you very much for checking." ... READ MORE>>

DUMMY MAGAZINE

DUMMY MAGAZINE

London Contemporary Orchestra's Conductor Robert Ames has provided ten essential contemporary classical pieces he's been listening to in the lead up to the LCO's performance of iconic musician Arthur Rusell's 'Tower Of Meaning'. The Orchestra were involved in some ... READ MORE>>

ATTACK MAGAZINE

ATTACK MAGAZINE

The London Contemporary Orchestra conductor discusses working with Actress and Justice, fusing classical music with dance and why conductors might possess a streak of megalomania. You may not recognise his name, but if you’ve listened to some of the ... READ MORE>>

THE TIMES

THE TIMES

The magpie-ish London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO) was founded in 2008 by conductors Robert Ames and Hugh Brunt and won best ensemble at the Royal Philharmonic Society Music awards in 2015. It also features on Frank Ocean’s new album, Blonde. “Tastes in music are ... READ MORE>>

THE TELEGRAPH

THE TELEGRAPH

Endless is a contemplative record, and features collaborations from musicians including Mercury Prize-winner James Blake, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, SBTKRT vocalist Sampha, producer Arca, who has worked with Kanye West, FKA Twigs and Björk and string ... READ MORE>>

FACT

FACT

The magpie-ish London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO) was founded in 2008 by conductors Robert Ames and Hugh Brunt and won best ensemble at the Royal Philharmonic Society Music awards in 2015. It also features on Frank Ocean’s new album, Blonde. “Tastes in music are ... READ MORE>>

THE TELEGRAPH

THE TELEGRAPH

The clue is in the title. The Southbank Centre’s weekend-long Deep Minimalism festival is setting out to challenge preconceptions of minimalist music, and in the surprisingly brief opening concert there was not a single time-stretching looped arpeggio to be ... READ MORE>>

PITCHFORK

PITCHFORK

The first question most people ask when they first put on a new Radiohead album is: “So what’s new?” Because they both defined and stigmatized the curveball album between 1997’s OK Computer and 2000’s Kid A*, *Radiohead albums now arrive with the inherent promise ... READ MORE>>

H.CLUB 100 AWARDS

H.CLUB 100 AWARDS

Robert and LCO’s co-Artistic Director Hugh Brunt have won a place on The Hospital Club’s 100 list, “celebrating the 100 most influential and innovative people working across Britain’s creative industries”. The awards comprise 10 categories with 10 winners in ... READ MORE>>

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY MUSIC AWARDS

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY MUSIC AWARDS

LCO was last night announced as winner of the Ensemble category at the annual Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards. Presented in association with BBC Radio 3, the RPS Music Awards are the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK. The award was ... READ MORE>>