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St John's Smith Square

A number of performances in Southbank Centre's Classical Season take place at St John’s Smith Square as we complete the refurbishment of Queen Elizabeth Hall. Join us at this beautiful baroque venue to enjoy extraordinary concerts in a venue renowned for its wonderful architecture and atmosphere.

We hope to see you across the river in Westminster for intimate concerts in a venue renowned for its wonderful architecture and atmosphere.

How to get to St John’s Smith Square

St John’s Smith Square is a short walk from Westminster and St James’s Park underground stations.

Smith Square
London
SW1P 3HA

Map and transport information

Eating and drinking at St John’s Smith Square

In the crypt of St John’s you can find the Footstool Restaurant, which serves everything from light snacks to three-course meals. There are also two bars for pre-concert and interval drinks.

Find out more and reserve a table

Pre-order drinks online

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25 Sep 2017

Classical music
Choral
7:00 pm, 25 Sep 2017
Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? The OAE explores Judas and Christ’s last days

5 Oct 2017

Classical music
7:30 pm, 5 Oct 2017
The young French pianist, Bertrand Chamayou, makes his debut in our International Piano Series

11 Oct 2017

Classical music
Contemporary Classical
7:30 pm, 11 Oct 2017
The London Sinfonietta performs Hans Werner Henze’s landmark 1973 work Voices

17 Oct 2017

Classical music
7:30 pm, 17 Oct 2017
Witness Alice Sara Ott's creative and distinctive presence at the piano

31 Oct 2017

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 31 Oct 2017
The Emerson Quartet performs Beethoven’s electrifying late quartets

1 Nov 2017

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 1 Nov 2017
The Emerson Quartet presents a second concert of Beethoven’s electrifying late quartets

10 Nov 2017

Classical music
Choral
7:30 pm, 10 Nov 2017
Innovative vocal ensemble The Cardinall’s Musick performs music that defies dangerous times

14 Nov 2017

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 14 Nov 2017
Hear two great works of art by Shostakovich and Messiaen that emerged from the horrors of war

15 Nov 2017

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 15 Nov 2017
The rising Icelandic star Víkingur Ólafsson makes his debut in our International Piano Series

25 Nov 2017

Classical music
7:30 pm, 25 Nov 2017
Rxplore just some of the iconic music to have been written in the past 50 years

27 Nov 2017

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:00 pm, 27 Nov 2017
Violinist Rachel Podger joins the OAE to show there’s more to Mozart than meets the eye.

2 Dec 2017

Classical music
Contemporary Classical
7:30 pm, 2 Dec 2017
City of London Sinfornia and Matthew Barley perform Sir John Taverner's The Protecting Veil.

7 Feb 2018

Classical music
7:30 pm, 7 Feb 2018
See the young German artist present colourful explorations of the Theme and Variations form

28 Feb 2018

Classical music
7:30 pm, 28 Feb 2018
The Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg first rose to prominence while still in his teens

20 Mar 2018

Classical music
7:30 pm, 20 Mar 2018
Tonight marks the International Piano Series debut of the young Chinese-American pianist George Li

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