London Philharmonic Orchestra podcast: February

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In February’s podcast Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Orchestra's new Principal Guest Conductor, speaks about his affinity for Bruckner, the character of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and his early determination to be a conductor.

There's only time to hear some extracts from the interview in this podcast - but you can listen to the complete interview here .

Vladimir Jurowksi speaks to Edward Seckerson about Vladimir Martynov's new opera which will be performed on 18 February, and we catch up with the medical advances that have allowed legendary pianist Leon Fleisher to return to the platform.

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This month's CD release is Klaus Tennstedt conducting Beethoven's monumental Symphony No 9.

Concert Dates

11 February 2009: Bruckner Symphony No 7

18 February 2009: Martynov Vita Nuova

20 February 2009: Mozart Piano Concerto No 23

Music excerpts playlist

Clips 1&2: Bruckner Symphony No 7

LPO conducted by Klaus Tenntedt. LPO-0039. Buy

Clips 3&4: Martynov Vita Nuova

Clips 5&6: Mozart Piano Concerto No 23

Clip 7: Beethoven Symphony No 9

LPO conducted by Klaus Tennstedt. LPO-0026. Buy