Half Six Fix
Come to a Half Six Fix for a burst of music with the London Symphony Orchestra to kick-start your evening.
Hear from the conductor about what makes the music so great and then dive straight into an hour of music with no interruptions. And if you want to delve deeper, screens show close-ups of the musicians in action while electronic programme notes are available to view on your phone.
Half Six Fix: Tchaikovsky 'Pathétique' LSO/Noseda
Trade your commute for a journey through the human heart, as Gianandrea Noseda conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s overwhelming final symphony.
Half Six Fix: Varèse & Bartók LSO/Roth
Escape the rush hour with the LSO and one of the greatest violinists of our time. Isabelle Faust performs Bartók’s sultry Second Violin Concerto.
Half Six Fix: Rachmaninov Third Symphony LSO/Rattle
Rhythm, glamour and the sad, sweet songs of exile. Sir Simon Rattle introduces Rachmaninov’s neglected Third Symphony.
Half Six Fix: Sibelius Symphony No 5 LSO/Tilson Thomas
If music could sound like a Scandinavian sunrise, it would sound like Sibelius's Fifth Symphony. So skip the rush hour: Michael Tilson-Thomas is serving up refreshment for the spirit.
Half Six Fix: Varèse & Berlioz LSO/Roth
Arcana came to its composer in a dream. Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique is more like a nightmare. Tonight’s Half Six Fix is about imaginations running off the leash.
Half Six Fix: Shostakovich LSO/Noseda
Beat the rush-hour crowds, and discover one of the landmarks of 20th-century music: Shostakovich’s devastating Thirteenth Symphony, ‘Babi Yar’.
Half Six Fix: Bartók LSO/Roth
In this early-evening concert, introduced on-stage by the conductor, François-Xavier Roth pairs two works that show Bartók’s love of folk music and the stories of the composer’s forefathers.
Half Six Fix: Concerto for Orchestra LSO/Rattle
Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra is introduced and conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in this early-evening Half Six Fix concert.
Half Six Fix: Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances LSO/Alsop
Travelling at this time of day is rarely fun. So tonight, try a different route, as Marin Alsop and the LSO perform Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances – Moscow to Beverly Hills in just 45 minutes.