BMW CLASSICS remade Trafalgar Square tonight for people’s unison with Sir Simon Rattle and a London Symphony Orchestra.

London. Tonight, Sunday 1 Jul 2018, an assembly of
10,000 people assimilated Sir Simon Rattle and a London Symphony
Orchestra in BMW CLASSICS, an dusk of orchestral music,
transforming Trafalgar Square into a world’s biggest unison hall
for one night.


Sadiq Khan, London’s Mayor, got adult on theatre with Sir Simon Rattle and
Ian Robertson to acquire a audience. He said: “It is smashing that
Trafalgar Square has been remade into a unison gymnasium to welcome
one of a world’s many distinguished orchestras. Hosting a giveaway eventuality of
this scale, in a heart of London, brings world-class exemplary music
to a complicated and opposite audience. I’m quite gay that 50
of a city’s many gifted immature musicians had a event to
perform alongside Sir Simon Rattle and a London Symphony Orchestra.”


Sir Simon was assimilated by 100 musicians from a London Symphony
Orchestra personification alongside 50 immature musicians from a LSO On Track
programme in East London and musicians from a Guildhall School of
Music Drama.


The programme featured song on a thesis of dance and ballet by
Dvořák, Massenet,

Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky and enclosed a universe premiere by 29
year-old composer and pianist Kate Whitley, owner of Peckham Car
Park’s Multi-Story Orchestra.


BMW CLASSICS was broadcasted live on YouTube and can be streamed via
a following link:



About a London Symphony Orchestra

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) was determined in 1904 and has a
singular ethos. As a low-pitched collective, it is built on artistic
tenure and partnership. With an matchless signature sound, the
LSO’s goal is to move a biggest song to a biggest series of
people. The LSO has been a usually Resident Orchestra during a Barbican
Centre in a City of London given it non-stop in 1982, giving 70
sonorous concerts there each year. The Orchestra works with a family
of artists that includes some of a world’s biggest conductors – Sir
Simon Rattle as Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda and François-Xavier
Roth as Principal Guest Conductors, Michael Tilson Thomas as Conductor
Laureate and André Previn as Conductor Emeritus. Through LSO
Discovery, it is a colonize of song education, charity musical
practice to 60,000 people each year and over 100 live events at
a song preparation centre LSO St Luke’s on Old Street. With the
arrangement of a possess record tag LSO Live in 1999 a LSO pioneered a
series in recording live orchestral music. The LSO strives to
welcome new digital technologies – carrying successfully changed into
digital film, Blu-Ray Audio, downloads, streaming and practical reality
– and it continues to innovate with platforms such as LSO Play, a
web-based video actor that allows people to observe a Orchestra
from opposite angles. The LSO is also a rarely successful creative
enterprise, with 80% of all appropriation self-generated.


About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment

For roughly 50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and intent in
over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The association places a main
concentration of a long-term joining on contemporary and complicated art,
exemplary song and jazz as good as pattern and design. In 1972,
3 large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Daniel Barenboim,
Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have co-operated with BMW. In
2016 and 2017, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American John
Baldessari combined a subsequent dual vehicles for a BMW Art Car
Collection. Besides co-initiatives, such as BMW Tate Live, a BMW Art
Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin, Munich and London,
a association also partners with heading museums and art fairs as well
as orchestras and show houses around a world. The BMW Group takes
extensive artistic leisure in all a informative activities – as this
beginning is as essential for producing groundbreaking artistic work
as it is for vital innovations in a successful business.


Further information:






For serve questions greatfully contact:


Prof Dr Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-24753

E-Mail: [email protected]


Leonie Laskowski

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-45382

E-Mail: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]


The BMW Group

With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 30 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.


In 2017, a BMW Group sole over 2,463,500 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98.678 billion. As of 31 Dec 2017, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 employees.


The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.