London Sinfonietta

London Sinfonietta orchestra on stage
Clelia Carbonari

This world-leading new music ensemble isn't afraid to take risks

The London Sinfonietta is one of the world’s finest contemporary music ensembles with a reputation built on cutting-edge programming and virtuosic performances.

Founded in 1968, the ensemble has a commitment to new music that has seen it commission over 450 works, and premiere hundreds more. 

Its mission is to place the best contemporary classical music at the heart of today’s culture; engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent.

'We owe the London Sinfonietta more than we shall ever know'

The Observer

'The London Sinfonietta doesn’t do nostalgia'

New York Times

'The world’s top new music ensemble'

The Times
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