International Piano Series

The International Piano Series is one of the most highly esteemed series events of its kind in the world. Featuring the most prestigious pianists on the concert platform today, the Series combines the talents of the great masters alongside the best of the current generation of rising stars.

With over 16 recitals per season, the series has been one of the core strands of Southbank Centre’s classical programming for nearly thirty years.

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7:30 pm | 5 Oct 2017
Classical music
The young French pianist, Bertrand Chamayou, makes his debut in our International Piano Series
7:30 pm | 17 Oct 2017
Classical music
Witness Alice Sara Ott's creative and distinctive presence at the piano
7:30 pm | 31 Oct 2017
Classical music
'A pianist of magisterial elegance.' (The New York Times)
7:30 pm | 15 Nov 2017
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The rising Icelandic star Víkingur Ólafsson makes his debut in our International Piano Series
7:30 pm | 28 Nov 2017
Classical music
The great pianist Mitsuko Uchida brings a series of Schubert's piano sonatas to London
7:30 pm | 1 Dec 2017
Classical music
The second of Mitsuko Uchida's Schubert series opens with the composer's Sonata in B major, D.575
7:30 pm | 23 Jan 2018
Classical music
Enjoy a performance by one of today's most celebrated interpreters of Classical repertoire
7:30 pm | 7 Feb 2018
Classical music
See the young German artist present colourful explorations of the Theme and Variations form
7:30 pm | 28 Feb 2018
Classical music
The Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg first rose to prominence while still in his teens
7:30 pm | 13 Mar 2018
Classical music
Maurizio Pollini is revered worldwide as today's towering elder statesman of the piano


Tue, 04/11/2017 - 13:18
The award-winning pianist speaks to us ahead of his debut Southbank Centre performance
Fri, 03/03/2017 - 14:27
Hear maestro Maurizio Pollini speak about his second Royal Festival Hall recital, coming up this March
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:20
Hear Russian pianist Boris Berezovsky speak about his upcoming Royal Festival Hall recital and what he likes about London
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 15:35
Ahead of the first of his London concerts, internationally renowned pianist Maurizio Pollini talks about the pieces he's chosen to play
Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:50
Christian Blackshaw talks in depth about his love for Schumann and Schubert
Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:30
Chamber & Recital
Delve into some of the most inspiring piano works, selected for you by the much-loved American pianist

Save money when you book three or more International Piano Series concerts. To receive your series discount, tickets to all the applicable concerts must be purchased in the same transaction – just add more events to your basket to get the discounts below.

  • Book 3 – 4 events, save 10%
  • Book 5 or more events, save 20%

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