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.

Image of Simon Callow smiling

London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Snow White Dances

London's premiere youth orchestra, the LSSO, will mark celebrated composer Eleanor Alberga’s 70th birthday a performance of her musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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.

The Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Hall

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, Chorus & Jazz Orchestra

In the first concert of the academic year, new Guildhall School musicians perform together for the first time on the Barbican Hall stage in a programme of 20th-century orchestral and jazz works.

Richard Egarr portrait

Academy of Ancient Music: Beethoven and Dussek

Stephen Fry joins AAM as it begins our Beethoven 250 anniversary celebrations with the complete incidental music for Goethe’s play Egmont.

Australian Chamber Orchestra 2019

Australian Chamber Orchestra: Goldberg Variations

There are as many ways to unlock the miracles of Bach’s Goldberg Variations as there are performers – and when those performers are Tognetti and the ACO, the possibilities grow exponentially.

Sakari Oramo conducting

BBC Symphony Orchestra: Miss Julie

One of the most red-blooded operatic tragedies the UK has ever produced – William Alwyn’s tense and dramatic take on Strindberg’s Miss Julie is revived with a brilliant cast.