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 orchestral, choral and jazz works.

Richard Egarr portrait

Academy of Ancient Music: Beethoven and Dussek

AAM begins its Beethoven 250 anniversary celebrations with his complete incidental music for Goethe’s play Egmont alongside the modern premiere of the Mass by his scandalous Czech contemporary Dussek.

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.

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.

Photo of woman floating above city lights

Australian Chamber Orchestra: Luminous

Photographer Bill Henson’s dramatic night-time landscapes and moody explorations of sensuality form the backdrop to a meditative soundscape of music in this arresting multi-sensory journey.

Richard Tognetti and the ACO portrait

Australian Chamber Orchestra: The Lark Ascending

Richard Tognetti sweeps the Australian Chamber Orchestra from inter-war England to the dark heart of the Viennese psyche.

Alain Altinoglu

London Symphony Orchestra/Alain Altinoglu: Pictures

Alain Altinoglu conducts a programme of late-Romantic Russian music, rich in melody and full of storytelling.