Friday Lunchtime Concert

LSO Discovery Free Friday Lunchtime Concert

Want to know more about classical music but not sure where to start? Make the most of your lunchbreak and enjoy a free, 45-minute informal concert at LSO St Luke’s.

Leila Josefowicz

London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

Sir Simon Rattle launches the London Symphony Orchestra’s 2019–20 season with an all-British programme of music, including a world premiere.

Photo of Sir Simon Rattle conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Hall

Sir Simon Rattle/London Symphony Orchestra: Messiaen

Éclairs sur l’Au-Delà … is the last piece Messiaen ever completed, and it’s monumental in all senses of the word.  

pianist Emmanuel Ax

London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: Rachmaninov

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Brahms and Rachmaninov, a programme lush and stormy in equal measure.

Allan Clayton

Britten Sinfonia: Refugee

What does it mean to be a refugee, now and through the ages? Turnage’s new song cycle sets texts by poets including Benjamin Zephaniah and Emily Dickinson, performed by peerless tenor Allan Clayton.

LSO Singing Day

LSO Singing Day: Beethoven

Come and spend the day getting to know Beethoven’s oratorio Christ on the Mount of Olives with the LSO's Choral Director Simon Halsey.