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The wondrous Iestyn Davies gazing into the middle distance

An Anatomy of Melancholy


Iestyn Davies’s crystalline voice, Netia Jones’s haunting visuals, and John Dowland’s ravishingly bittersweet music come together in an intimate theatrical meditation on the consolations of sorrow.

Jess Gillam smiling happily in anticipation of her concert at the lso

ECHO Rising Stars: Jess Gillam


Brilliant saxophonist Jess Gillam opens a new ECHO Rising Stars series featuring Europe’s most vibrant young musicians, performing a selection of classics spanning four centuries.

Pianist Peter Donohoe

London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle


Sir Simon Rattle launches the LSO’s new season with a celebration of British music – including Britten, Tippett and Thomas Adès, plus a world premiere from Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Photo of Sir Simon Rattle conducting

LSO/Rattle: Wozzeck with Christian Gerhaher


Sir Simon Rattle conducts an outstanding cast in a concert performance of Wozzeck: Berg’s shattering tragedy of one man’s struggle with a brutal world.

Friday Lunchtime Concert

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.

An image of Migra Gražintė-Tyla conducting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with great vigour

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Gražinytė-Tyla


City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has announced she is expecting her second child in August 2020 and will therefore no longer be able to conduct this concert.

Photo of Sir Simon Rattle conducting

London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle: Melodic Revolutions


Brahms’ most lyrical symphony meets three composers who redefined the power of sound. For Sir Simon Rattle, Wagner, Ligeti, Webern and Brahms all speak to each other, and to us.

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra on stage in Barbican Hall

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, Chorus & Jazz Orchestra


Guildhall School musicians offer a rousing programme of orchestral and jazz works to begin the new Academic year.

Harmeet Virdee teaching a class with his sitar

Indian Music Appreciation Course


Delve into the Indian musical tradition with this one day course – the essential all-singing, all-dancing guide to everything you wanted to know about Indian classical music but were afraid to ask.

Photo of Simon Halsey conducting

LSO Singing Day: Carmina Burana


Join the LSO Choral Director Simon Halsey to spend a day singing movements from Orff's Carmina Burana.