Can London orchestras survive without touring?main
The last published accounts of the London Symphony Orchestra showed earnings of £3.5 million from overseas tours.
That source has dried up due to Covid-19 and will not be replaced any time soon.
In this new video, the LSO’s chief executive Kathryn McDowell introduces a technological partnership with Yamaha that is supposed to maintain links with overseas audiences.
‘What we’ve learned in lockdown is that there is a way of keeping in touch with our audiences,’ she says.