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Eight things you (probably) didn’t know about Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Eight things you (probably) didn’t know about Mendelssohn’s Elijah

A little bit of background to Mendelssohn's Elijah, one of Britain's most enduringly popular choral works. 

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What our Rising Stars have been singing (and listening to) recently

What our Rising Stars have been singing (and listening to) recently

Our new cohort of Rising Stars of the Enlightenment for 2019-21 has just been announced. We asked them about their favourite music and turned the answers into a Spotify playlist.

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Britain’s Got Talent: New Rising Stars of the Enlightenment

Britain’s Got Talent: New Rising Stars of the Enlightenment

We announce our new Rising Stars for the 2019-21 season.

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Introducing Tea with Netty: Behind the Scenes at Glyndebourne

Introducing Tea with Netty: Behind the Scenes at Glyndebourne

What's brewing backstage with the Orchestra. Tea with Netty is our new podcast hosted by viola player Annette Isserlis. Check out our first episode here!

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5 Things you (Probably) Didn’t Know about Michael Haydn

5 Things you (Probably) Didn’t Know about Michael Haydn

We’re all very familiar with Joseph Haydn. However, his little brother Michael was also something of a musical genius. Get to grips with the basics of our unsung hero here.

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New brochure (and boxes on heads)

New brochure (and boxes on heads)

Here's the new brochure for Salvation and Damnation, our 2019/20 season at Southbank Centre. 

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What are Period Instruments?

What are Period Instruments?

Our double bass Cecelia Bruggemeyer explains what period instruments are and why we play on them.

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Mozart’s Naughty Notes

Mozart’s Naughty Notes

Mozart illustrated the score for the Rondo from his Horn Concerto No.1 with a series of naughty notes and jokes aimed at his horn player friend, Joseph Leutgeb.

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