Queen Elizabeth Hall is currently closed for renovations, it is due to reopen in Spring 2018.

The building was opened in March 1967 by Her Majesty the Queen. The auditorium has 917 seats and is host to chamber orchestras, quartets, choirs, dance performances, opera and music theatre.

Find out about our Let the Light In project to renovate this amazing building and  bring both auditoria up to world-class standards so that we can continue to work with the finest established and emerging artists from around the world.

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7:30 pm
Mon 09 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 09 Apr 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Chineke! Orchestra perform the reopening concert of Queen Elizabeth Hall
Chineke! Orchestra perform the reopening concert of Queen Elizabeth Hall

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7:30 pm
Tue 10 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 10 Apr 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The London Contemporary Orchestra present Steve Reich’s Different Trains 30 years on
The London Contemporary Orchestra present Steve Reich’s Different Trains 30 years on

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7:00 pm
Wed 11 Apr 2018
7:00 pm | Wed 11 Apr 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Sir Roger Norrington conducts the OAE in an all-Mozart concert.
Sir Roger Norrington conducts the OAE in an all-Mozart concert.
7:30 pm
Thu 12 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 12 Apr 2018
Classical music
A concert piece that turns the venue into a game show and the audience into contestants
A concert piece that turns the venue into a game show and the audience into contestants

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 13 Apr 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 13 Apr 2018
Gigs
Urban
Jam with South London alt-soul explorer Tawiah as she returns with her latest music
Jam with South London alt-soul explorer Tawiah as she returns with her latest music
7:30 pm
Fri 13 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 13 Apr 2018
Dance & Performance
Gigs
Enter the filmic landscape of the desolate American Western in this dance and music performance
Enter the filmic landscape of the desolate American Western in this dance and music performance

Free

Free

2:00 pm
Sat 14 Apr 2018
2:00 pm | Sat 14 Apr 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Enjoy the evocative piano and string pieces of UK composer Matt Emery
Enjoy the evocative piano and string pieces of UK composer Matt Emery

Free

Free

4:00 pm
Sat 14 Apr 2018
4:00 pm | Sat 14 Apr 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Listen to modern and technical soul funk in an energetic live show
Listen to modern and technical soul funk in an energetic live show
5:00 pm
Sat 14 Apr 2018
5:00 pm | Sat 14 Apr 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Soak up an inventive mix of electronic music from Hannah Peel, paired with a 29-piece brass band
Soak up an inventive mix of electronic music from Hannah Peel, paired with a 29-piece brass band
AADAE

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Sat 14 Apr 2018
6:00 pm | Sat 14 Apr 2018
Gigs
Urban
Hear the compelling, boundary-crossing music of singer-songwriter Aadae
Hear the compelling, boundary-crossing music of singer-songwriter Aadae
2:00 pm
Sun 15 Apr 2018
2:00 pm | Sun 15 Apr 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Hear readings from Chinua Achebe’s masterpiece, performed by Nollywood artists and authors
Hear readings from Chinua Achebe’s masterpiece, performed by Nollywood artists and authors
7:30 pm
Mon 16 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 16 Apr 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Paco Peña returns to Queen Elizabeth Hall for a night of flamenco guitar
Paco Peña returns to Queen Elizabeth Hall for a night of flamenco guitar
8:00 pm
Tue 17 Apr 2018
8:00 pm | Tue 17 Apr 2018
Dance & Performance
Comedy
Laugh out loud with straight-talking US comic Iliza Shlesinger for one night only
Laugh out loud with straight-talking US comic Iliza Shlesinger for one night only
18 Apr 2018
Classical music
Gigs
See the world premiere of this work for orchestra, electronics and choir from the ex-Battles frontman
See the world premiere of this work for orchestra, electronics and choir from the ex-Battles...

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7:30 pm
Thu 19 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 19 Apr 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Colin Currie and Nicholas Hodges perform a Birtwistle premiere
Colin Currie and Nicholas Hodges perform a Birtwistle premiere
7:30 pm
Fri 20 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 20 Apr 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Hear songs from across Peter Hammill’s career in this solo concert event
Hear songs from across Peter Hammill’s career in this solo concert event
7:00 pm
Sat 21 Apr 2018
7:00 pm | Sat 21 Apr 2018
Classical music
Talks & Topics
Witness a double-bill of iconic sitar and santoor to celebrate Queen Elizabeth Hall’s reopening
Witness a double-bill of iconic sitar and santoor to celebrate Queen Elizabeth Hall’s reopening
2:00 pm
Sun 22 Apr 2018
2:00 pm | Sun 22 Apr 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Hear readings from Doris Lessing’s masterpiece, performed by artists and authors
Hear readings from Doris Lessing’s masterpiece, performed by artists and authors
7:30 pm
Tue 24 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 24 Apr 2018
Dance & Performance
Classical Dance
Experience a dance production that explores the artistic bond between dancing and weaving
Experience a dance production that explores the artistic bond between dancing and weaving

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7:30 pm
Thu 26 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 26 Apr 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Benjamin Grosvenor enchanted audiences when he won the piano final of Young Musician of the Year.
Benjamin Grosvenor enchanted audiences when he won the piano final of Young Musician of the Year.

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7:30 pm
Fri 27 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 27 Apr 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The charismatic soprano Danielle de Niese performs reflections of spring and winter, life and death
The charismatic soprano Danielle de Niese performs reflections of spring and winter, life and death
7:30 pm
Sat 28 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 28 Apr 2018
Classical music
Gigs
Genre-defying composer Anna Meredith performs her innovative music alongside Southbank Sinfonia
Genre-defying composer Anna Meredith performs her innovative music alongside Southbank Sinfonia
10:00 pm
Sat 28 Apr 2018
10:00 pm | Sat 28 Apr 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear the live harmonies of folk star Sam Lee and the nightingales that sing with him
Hear the live harmonies of folk star Sam Lee and the nightingales that sing with him
8:00 pm
Fri 04 May 2018
8:00 pm | Fri 04 May 2018
Dance & Performance
Comedy
The Podfather takes a hilarious look at how his life has changed in the last decade
The Podfather takes a hilarious look at how his life has changed in the last decade

Free

Free

12:30 pm
Sat 05 May 2018
12:30 pm | Sat 05 May 2018
Find your voice in a vocal workshop celebrating the start of Alchemy
Find your voice in a vocal workshop celebrating the start of Alchemy

Free

Free

2:00 pm
Sat 05 May 2018
2:00 pm | Sat 05 May 2018
Gigs
The best acts from the UK’s eclectic live music scene, all created and performed by British Asian women
The best acts from the UK’s eclectic live music scene, all created and performed by British Asian...

Free

Free

4:15 pm
Sat 05 May 2018
4:15 pm | Sat 05 May 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Celebrate the power of the spoken word with leading British Asian writers and poets
Celebrate the power of the spoken word with leading British Asian writers and poets
7:30 pm
Sat 05 May 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 05 May 2018
Dance & Performance
Classical Dance
The Troth is a gripping wartime story of love and loss, told through contemporary dance, music and film
The Troth is a gripping wartime story of love and loss, told through contemporary dance, music and...
7:00 pm
Mon 07 May 2018
7:00 pm | Mon 07 May 2018
Dance & Performance
Celebrate India’s rich history, flamboyant dances, colourful costumes and best of Bollywood in this spectacular show
Celebrate India’s rich history, flamboyant dances, colourful costumes and best of Bollywood in...
7:30 pm
Tue 08 May 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 08 May 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Get a glimpse at the thoughts of Beethoven with Brett Dean's Testament
Get a glimpse at the thoughts of Beethoven with Brett Dean's Testament

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7:30 pm
Wed 09 May 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 09 May 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Enjoy the fiery musicianship of young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili
Enjoy the fiery musicianship of young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 11 May 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 11 May 2018
Classical music
Musicians from Royal College of Music perform spirited pieces for wind quintet
Musicians from Royal College of Music perform spirited pieces for wind quintet

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 11 May 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 11 May 2018
Classical music
Start your Friday night with a special Ligeti in Wonderland performance
Start your Friday night with a special Ligeti in Wonderland performance

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7:30 pm
Fri 11 May 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 11 May 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Marie-Luise Neunecker perform music by Ligeti
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Marie-Luise Neunecker perform music by Ligeti

Free

Free

9:30 pm
Fri 11 May 2018
9:30 pm | Fri 11 May 2018
Classical music
Percussionist Daniel Ciampolini performs a vibrant late-night improvisation set
Percussionist Daniel Ciampolini performs a vibrant late-night improvisation set
11:30 am
Sat 12 May 2018
11:30 am | Sat 12 May 2018
Classical music
Get an up close insight into Ligeti’s music in this concert for children
Get an up close insight into Ligeti’s music in this concert for children
Pierre-Laurent Aimard.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Sat 12 May 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 12 May 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Hear Ligeti's complete Études played by the great French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Hear Ligeti's complete Études played by the great French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard
3:00 pm
Sun 13 May 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 13 May 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Three of the world’s great Ligeti interpreters perform some of his most powerful music
Three of the world’s great Ligeti interpreters perform some of his most powerful music
Spira mirabilis in rehearsal in Formigine, Italy
7:30 pm
Tue 15 May 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 15 May 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Spira mirabilis returns to the newly refurbished Queen Elizabeth Hall
Spira mirabilis returns to the newly refurbished Queen Elizabeth Hall
7:30 pm
Wed 16 May 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 16 May 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Hear premiere works from the shining lights of new music
Hear premiere works from the shining lights of new music

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7:00 pm
Thu 17 May 2018
7:00 pm | Thu 17 May 2018
Classical music
Opera
The OAE recreates an historic moment in cinema at this performance of Der Rosenkavalier.
The OAE recreates an historic moment in cinema at this performance of Der Rosenkavalier.

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7:30 pm
Tue 29 May 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 29 May 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Recall a historical performance as Benjamin Grosvenor’s ensemble performs Schubert’s Trout Quintet
Recall a historical performance as Benjamin Grosvenor’s ensemble performs Schubert’s Trout...
7:00 pm
Mon 04 Jun 2018
7:00 pm | Mon 04 Jun 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Watch as the winners of the ROSL Music Competition section finals compete for the ROSL Gold Medal.
Watch as the winners of the ROSL Music Competition section finals compete for the ROSL Gold Medal.
Barbican
Various times
6 Jun 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
Various times | 6 Jun 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
Classical music
Opera
Experience a semi-staged performance of Mozart's first full-length opera
Experience a semi-staged performance of Mozart's first full-length opera

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 08 Jun 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 08 Jun 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Kick off your Friday evening with dynamic soprano and marimba duo Percussing
Kick off your Friday evening with dynamic soprano and marimba duo Percussing
7:30 pm
Tue 12 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 12 Jun 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Celebrate David Bedford’s music in a concert spanning his 50 year career, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Celebrate David Bedford’s music in a concert spanning his 50 year career, with the BBC Concert...
7:30 pm
Wed 13 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 13 Jun 2018
Classical music
Choral
Celebrate music’s capacity to cross cultural and political divides with the Parliament Choir.
Celebrate music’s capacity to cross cultural and political divides with the Parliament Choir.
7:30 pm
Thu 14 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 14 Jun 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
The Corinthian Orchestra mark the end of their season with Berlioz, Strauss and Mahler
The Corinthian Orchestra mark the end of their season with Berlioz, Strauss and Mahler

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7:00 pm
Tue 26 Jun 2018
7:00 pm | Tue 26 Jun 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
The OAE and dancers recreate the sounds and sights of Versailles
The OAE and dancers recreate the sounds and sights of Versailles
.......
3:00 pm
Sun 01 Jul 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 01 Jul 2018
Classical music
Choral
Hear Carmina Burana and Les Noces sung in English by Crouch End Festival Chorus
Hear Carmina Burana and Les Noces sung in English by Crouch End Festival Chorus

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7:00 pm
Wed 04 Jul 2018
7:00 pm | Wed 04 Jul 2018
Classical music
Choral
Sir András Schiff and the OAE perform magical and playful works by Haydn.
Sir András Schiff and the OAE perform magical and playful works by Haydn.
4:00 pm
Sun 16 Sep 2018
4:00 pm | Sun 16 Sep 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Aurora Orchestra conjure spirits and myths from Frankenstein to Beethoven in this phantasmagoria
Aurora Orchestra conjure spirits and myths from Frankenstein to Beethoven in this phantasmagoria
6:30 pm
Sat 22 Sep 2018
6:30 pm | Sat 22 Sep 2018
Classical music
Enjoy a double bill of music featuring slide guitar and North Indian violin
Enjoy a double bill of music featuring slide guitar and North Indian violin
Kumar Bose and Tejendra Majumdar
5:30 pm
Sun 23 Sep 2018
5:30 pm | Sun 23 Sep 2018
Classical music
An evening of iconic sitar and one of India’s finest khayal vocalists
An evening of iconic sitar and one of India’s finest khayal vocalists

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7:30 pm
Tue 25 Sep 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 25 Sep 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Jordi Savall and his Hesperion XXI bring to life the melodies of the 16th and 17th centuries
Jordi Savall and his Hesperion XXI bring to life the melodies of the 16th and 17th centuries

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7:30 pm
Wed 03 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 03 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Llyr Williams makes his International Piano Series debut in the season's opening concert
Llyr Williams makes his International Piano Series debut in the season's opening concert
Various times
5 Oct 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
Various times | 5 Oct 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
Classical music
Choral
A contemporary reworking of the legend Tristan and Isolde
A contemporary reworking of the legend Tristan and Isolde
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7:30 pm
Sat 13 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 13 Oct 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Pascal Dusapin explores pain and passion in his new dance-opera
Pascal Dusapin explores pain and passion in his new dance-opera
7:30 pm
Tue 16 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 16 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
City of London Sinfonia explore Bach’s music and his use of maths and numbers
City of London Sinfonia explore Bach’s music and his use of maths and numbers

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7:30 pm
Thu 18 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 18 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
‘Lioness of the piano’ [Wprost] Cristina Ortiz returns to the International Piano Series
‘Lioness of the piano’ [Wprost] Cristina Ortiz returns to the International Piano Series

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