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The London Gay Symphony Orchestra
) was founded in May 1996 by a group of friends led by Robin Gordon-Powell
, who was the Orchestra’s first conductor. It gave its first performances as a full symphony orchestra in October 1996 at the Drill Hall Theatre
The Orchestra aims to provide a safe and supportive space for musicians of all sexualities, playing to a high standard but still offering space for players of all abilities. It performs five full concerts per year, various regular and ad-hoc extras.
The LGSO is a registered charity. Its patrons are:
Clare Summerskill, Paul Gambaccini, Sandi Toksvig, Amy Lamé, and Simon Fanshawe.
- ↑ http://www.lgso.org.uk/index.php/about-us/ LGSO: About Us