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Simon Rattle conducting

London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: Percy Grainger


Gerard McBurney, Mike Tutaj and the LSO bring Percy Aldridge Grainger, one of the most enigmatic musicians, alive before our eyes and ears, celebrating his exuberant, pioneering music.

Kirill Gerstein

London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle: Gershwin


Six portraits of America from the first half of the 20th century round off Sir Simon Rattle’s season-long exploration of sources of musical inspiration in toe-tapping style.

Helene Grimaud portrait 2020

Hélène Grimaud: Memory


Grimaud can find a world in a drop of dew. She matches the virtuosity of Schumann with pieces by Satie, Silvestrov, Debussy and Chopin: little universes linked by the concept of recollected time.

Image of boy playing piano

Centre for Young Musicians 50th Anniversary Gala


An evening celebration headlined by a specially created Anniversary Orchestra and Choir, featuring Centre for Young Musicians alumni performing alongside current students.

Viola soloist Antoine Tamestit

London Symphony Orchestra/François-Xavier Roth


Sticking close to this season’s theme of ‘roots and origins’, for the second concert in his LSO Artist Portrait violist Antoine Tamestit has chosen a work imbued with the sights and sounds of Sicily.

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.

Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk plays Bach


A set of preludes and fugues for keyboard, one in each key. It all sounds so rational, but in truth this is music of unparalleled imagination, fantasy, ingenuity and beauty from J S Bach.

Alan Gilbert

London Symphony Orchestra/Alan Gilbert: Walton & Tippett


Two moving, meaningful works to bring the LSO’s 2019/20 season at the Barbican to a close – the first work Antoine Tamestit performed with the Orchestra, and Tippett’s oratorio A Child of Our Time.

Magnus Holmander B&W playing clarinet

ECHO Rising Stars: Magnus Holmander (clarinet)


Magnus Holmander does things with the clarinet that seem almost unbelievable – and in this ECHO showcase concert, he won’t hold back.

Photo of Everest shrouded in cloud

BBC Symphony Orchestra: Joby Talbot’s Everest


The UK premiere of Joby Talbot’s new opera Everest: a spectacular drama of life, death and the human spirit on the roof of the world.