This led, on my return as LSO leader in 1976, to the
founding of the annual New Years Concerts,
first at the Royal Albert Hall and then
The final concert was in 2015 having reached the landmark number of 40 consecutive years.
That was made up of 25 with the LSO, one with the BBC Concert Orchestra, 13 with the RPO and one with the LPO.
This led to several recordings with the LSO, four of which are illustrated below
I have been made an honourary member of the Johann Strauss Society of Great Britain
and was for a while their archivist, librarian and, still am, webmaestro .