LOE supports and promotes young artists such as Retorica, Akiko Ohtomo, Tempei Nakamura and LaShera Moore


Retorica, violin duo - From 2011 - 2019 LOE acted as management agency for Retorica, an exciting and dynamic violin duo exploring the wealth of repertoire for two violins. LOE also co-produced their "English Violin Duos" album which has been chosen by the unrivalled panel of critics at Gramophone Magazine as a 'must hear' CD for chamber music: "superbly responsive playing from Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo...faultless technique and unfailing auspicious release from Retorica", R. Whitehouse, April 2013.

LOE also supported Retorica's tours of China and South Korea. 

Retorica performs JS Bach, 2nd part Invention No.6 in E - Directed by Raphael Mouterde

Retorica performs Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins, Opus 56 2. Allegro - Directed by Raphael Mouterde

Akiko Ohtomo, conductor - Born in Fukushima, Japan, Akiko is an extraodinary talent. She studied Music and Conducting in Tokyo, while also assisting M˚ Mstislav Rostropovich in Kobe. She then moved to Russia to study at St. Petersburg State Conservatory under Vassily Sinaisky and Leonid Korchmar. In 2005 she was awarded first prize at the International Academy of Advanced Conducting Competition in St. Petersburg. As the winner of this prize, she became gust conductor of the Congress Orchestra (St. Petersburg) for the 2005-2006 season. After moving in UK, she has established the international Hokusai Orchestra in London. For further information and booking enquiry, please contact us.

LaShera Moore - 2011 - Co-produced this Columbia College Chicago graduate’s recordings, to help the superb young singer kick-start her career

Tempei Nakamura, pianist - 2010 - Organised the maverick pianist Tempei’s showcase at EMI London's monthly A & R programme

Typhoon Records - 1994 - Organised the UK launch and released albums: DJ Krush, Jazz Combossa and Jazz Powers