Definition of the London Symphony Orchestra from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the London Symphony Orchestra

 
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a leading British orchestra established in London in 1904. Famous conductors of the orchestra have included André Previn (1968-79), Claudio Abbado (1979-87), and Colin Davis (1995-2007). Since 2007 its main conductor has been Valery Gergiev. It is based at the Barbican Centre.