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Debut Sounds

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

The London Philharmonic Orchestra brings together some of the UK’s most talented young musicians and composers for an evening exploring the common thread of Gregorian chant through a thousand years of music.

World premieres of new orchestral works from the LPO’s Young Composers, each based on a different chant melody, are woven into a programme that delves into the history of Gregorian chant music, presented by the joint forces of the LPO Foyle Future Firsts, accomplished young chamber choir echo, and LPO players under the baton of Sir James MacMillan.

Join us as the sacred and secular, choral and instrumental, old and new all find a common language at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall.


Members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra Foyle Future Firsts
James MacMillan conductor
echo vocal ensemble


-: World premieres by members of the LPO's Young Composers Programme - Lillie Harris, Karol Nepelski, Laurence Osborn, Ailie Robertson & Neil Smith

Dates & times

9 Jul 2018
Approximate run time: 100 mins
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Queen Elizabeth Hall


Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)


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Age recommendation
For ages 7+