Mon, 14 May 2018

British Airways Adds Music from London Symphony Orchestra to IFE System

British Airways has added tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra to its in-flight entertainment system.

 A selection of music from 10 London Symphony Orchestra albums are now available on board, spanning the classical, opera and choral genres.

The orchestra performs tracks from world-renowned composers including Mozart, Verdi, Haydn, and Debussy among others.

London Symphony Orchestra. Picture: British Airways. Click to enlarge.

Becky Lees, Head of LSO Live, the London Symphony Orchestra’s record label, said, “The London Symphony Orchestra has a mission to bring its music to as many people as possible. We’re delighted to share this selection of our live recordings via British Airways’ in-flight entertainment system. International touring is an important part of the Orchestra’s life so this is an excellent way to give British Airways customers the chance to explore our music making as they also travel the globe.”

Customers who fly with British Airways on long-haul flights have free access to over 1,000 hours of films, TV shows and audio programmes via their personal seatback screen.

Carolina Martinoli, British Airways' Director of Brand and Customer Experience, said, “It’s a real pleasure to be adding music from the London Symphony Orchestra to our entertainment system, which gives customers even more choice on what they want to listen to or watch on board. They’re an example of brilliant British talent with a fascinating history, which we know our customers will enjoy regardless of whether they’ve listened to much orchestral music previously.”

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