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London’s Southbank Centre is surely ambitious... [its] classical music season will embrace life, the universe and pretty much everything in between
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Anupama Bhagwat, sitarist
7:45 pm
Fri 18 Sep 2020
7:45 pm | Fri 18 Sep 2020
Intricately woven ragas meet inventive improvised tabla to celebrate 100 years of Ravi Shankar
Intricately woven ragas meet inventive improvised tabla to celebrate 100 years of Ravi Shankar
Mita Nag, sitarist
7:45 pm
Sat 19 Sep 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 19 Sep 2020
classical music
Speed, virtuosity and creativity light a fire under the music in this SitarFest concert
Speed, virtuosity and creativity light a fire under the music in this SitarFest concert
Ravi and Sukanya Shankar
1:00 pm
Sun 20 Sep 2020
1:00 pm | Sun 20 Sep 2020
talks & debates
The late Pandit Ravi Shankar’s wife shares candid insights into life with a legendary musician
The late Pandit Ravi Shankar’s wife shares candid insights into life with a legendary musician
Roopa Panesar, sitaar player
6:00 pm
Sun 20 Sep 2020
6:00 pm | Sun 20 Sep 2020
classical music
Be transported by high-energy melodic and rhythmic improvisation on sitar and tabla
Be transported by high-energy melodic and rhythmic improvisation on sitar and tabla
Andrew Zolinsky, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 21 Sep 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 21 Sep 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Copland's epic, visionary Piano Fantasy sits alongside premieres from Carla Bley and Ian Gardiner
Copland's epic, visionary Piano Fantasy sits alongside premieres from Carla Bley and Ian...
Edward Gardner, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 23 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 23 Sep 2020
classical music
The London Philharmonic Orchestra raises the curtain on its new season with a story of gothic excess
The London Philharmonic Orchestra raises the curtain on its new season with a story of gothic excess
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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Various times
Thu 24 Sep 2020
Various times | Thu 24 Sep 2020
classical music
Two works inspired by an ancient Greek creation story open the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new season
Two works inspired by an ancient Greek creation story open the Philharmonia Orchestra’s new season
Jordi Savall, conductor

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7:30 pm
Fri 25 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 25 Sep 2020
classical music
Step into the ravishingly beautiful world of the French baroque with musical pioneer Jordi Savall
Step into the ravishingly beautiful world of the French baroque with musical pioneer Jordi Savall
Edward Gardner, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sat 26 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 26 Sep 2020
classical music
Lift off with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, into realms of pure sonic ecstasy
Lift off with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, into realms of pure sonic ecstasy
Film still from The Lodger (1927), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
7:15 pm
Sun 27 Sep 2020
7:15 pm | Sun 27 Sep 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
See ‘the first true Hitchcock movie’ with a chill-inducing orchestral score by Neil Brand.
See ‘the first true Hitchcock movie’ with a chill-inducing orchestral score by Neil Brand.
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sun 27 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 27 Sep 2020
classical music
Christoph von Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra for an all-Brahms concert
Christoph von Dohnányi returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra for an all-Brahms concert
Simone Lamsma, violinist

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7:30 pm
Wed 30 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 30 Sep 2020
classical music
Trace the connections between 1811, 1911 and 2011 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Trace the connections between 1811, 1911 and 2011 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Frank Zappa, instrumentalist
7:30 pm
Thu 01 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Aurora Orchestra explores ideas of time from playful to nightmarish with Zappa’s zany masterpiece
Aurora Orchestra explores ideas of time from playful to nightmarish with Zappa’s zany masterpiece
Denis Kozukhin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 01 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Oct 2020
classical music
The Philharmonia Orchestra makes hay with two of Dvorák's sunniest works
The Philharmonia Orchestra makes hay with two of Dvorák's sunniest works
A crowd at The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall

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1:00 pm
Sat 03 Oct 2020
1:00 pm | Sat 03 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter new soundworlds and get involved in music-making with the London Sinfonietta
Enter new soundworlds and get involved in music-making with the London Sinfonietta
Karina Canellakis, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sat 03 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 03 Oct 2020
classical music
Follow the London Philharmonic Orchestra between 1812, 1912 and 2012
Follow the London Philharmonic Orchestra between 1812, 1912 and 2012
Harriet Tubman: Scenes from a Life on stage

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7:30 pm
Sat 03 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 03 Oct 2020
performance & dance
A new opera inspired by one of the bravest human beings who ever lived
A new opera inspired by one of the bravest human beings who ever lived
Child playing the violin in a workshop

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12:00 pm
Sun 04 Oct 2020
12:00 pm | Sun 04 Oct 2020
family & young people
Witches and wizards aged six and above are invited to hear the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Witches and wizards aged six and above are invited to hear the London Philharmonic Orchestra
A member of Southbank SInfonia orchestra and Sian Edwards,
7:30 pm
Sun 04 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 04 Oct 2020
classical music
The orchestra’s high-energy musicians perform two 20th-century masterpieces
The orchestra’s high-energy musicians perform two 20th-century masterpieces
Eric Lu, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 06 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Oct 2020
classical music
A hot-property pianist journeys from the privacy of the confessional to the horror of war.
A hot-property pianist journeys from the privacy of the confessional to the horror of war.
Marina Sosnina, sand artist

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7:30 pm
Tue 06 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Oct 2020
classical music
Joy awaits in The Nutcracker with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, illustrated by live sand art
Joy awaits in The Nutcracker with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, illustrated by live sand art
Jukka Pekka Saraste, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 07 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 07 Oct 2020
classical music
Make the musical connections between 1813, 1913 and 2013 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Make the musical connections between 1813, 1913 and 2013 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vikingur Olafsson, pianist

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7:30 pm
Fri 09 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 09 Oct 2020
classical music
This piano concerto never stops sounding fresh: hear it with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
This piano concerto never stops sounding fresh: hear it with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Matthew Barley, cellist

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6:00 pm
Sat 10 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Sat 10 Oct 2020
classical music
Matthew Barley reimagines Beethoven’s works of solace in a spirit of improvisation and discussion
Matthew Barley reimagines Beethoven’s works of solace in a spirit of improvisation and discussion
Isabelle Faust, violinist

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Various times
Sun 11 Oct 2020
Various times | Sun 11 Oct 2020
classical music
Two key 20th-century composers sweep you off your feet with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Two key 20th-century composers sweep you off your feet with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 15 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 15 Oct 2020
classical music
Enter the sanctuary of the concert hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter the sanctuary of the concert hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Feinstein Ensemble, musical group
7:45 pm
Thu 15 Oct 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 15 Oct 2020
classical music
Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann challenged the best musicians of their day with these breathtaking pieces
Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann challenged the best musicians of their day with these breathtaking pieces
Crouch End Festival Chorus on stage
7:30 pm
Sun 18 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 18 Oct 2020
classical music
London Orchestra da Camera and Crouch End Festival Chorus celebrate 50 years since the moon landing
London Orchestra da Camera and Crouch End Festival Chorus celebrate 50 years since the moon landing
A member of Chineke! playing the French horn
7:30 pm
Mon 19 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 19 Oct 2020
classical music
The orchestra and soloist perform one of the best known piano concertos in classical music
The orchestra and soloist perform one of the best known piano concertos in classical music
Christian Curnyn

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7:00 pm
Tue 20 Oct 2020
7:00 pm | Tue 20 Oct 2020
classical music
A biblical story dramatises the many facets of love, from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
A biblical story dramatises the many facets of love, from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Mark Padmore, tenor

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7:30 pm
Wed 21 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 21 Oct 2020
classical music
Mark Padmore joins the London Philharmonic Orchestra for music from 1814, 1914 and 2014
Mark Padmore joins the London Philharmonic Orchestra for music from 1814, 1914 and 2014
Tasmin Little, violinist
7:30 pm
Thu 22 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 22 Oct 2020
classical music
The great British violinist gives her final Southbank Centre recital
The great British violinist gives her final Southbank Centre recital
Bryn Terfel, bass singer

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7:30 pm
Sat 24 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 24 Oct 2020
classical music
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents the climax of its Beethoven anniversary celebration
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents the climax of its Beethoven anniversary celebration
Isata Kanneh-Mason, musician

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3:00 pm
Sun 25 Oct 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 25 Oct 2020
classical music
Meet a quintessentially Romantic trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Meet a quintessentially Romantic trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Víkingur Ólafsson, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 27 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 27 Oct 2020
classical music
For a breath of fresh air, try elegant French music and Mussorgsky’s majestic musical pictures
For a breath of fresh air, try elegant French music and Mussorgsky’s majestic musical pictures
Anna Thorvaldsdottir, composer

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6:00 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
Music challenges tyranny in the Philharmonia Orchestra's tribute to the two composers
Music challenges tyranny in the Philharmonia Orchestra's tribute to the two composers
A Young Girl Taught to play a Trumpet at a Workshop
11:30 am
Sat 31 Oct 2020
11:30 am | Sat 31 Oct 2020
family & young people
Brave kids aged five to 11 are invited to explore the spooky side of an orchestra
Brave kids aged five to 11 are invited to explore the spooky side of an orchestra
Southbank SInfonia performing
7:30 pm
Mon 02 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 02 Nov 2020
classical music
Conductor Gabor Takács-Nagy brings his trademark high energy to Mendelssohn’s otherworldly melodies
Conductor Gabor Takács-Nagy brings his trademark high energy to Mendelssohn’s otherworldly...
Louis Schwizgebel, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 05 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 05 Nov 2020
classical music
American jazz meets an Old Testament tale in a concert of contrasts from the Philharmonia Orchestra
American jazz meets an Old Testament tale in a concert of contrasts from the Philharmonia Orchestra
Ray Chen, violinist

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7:30 pm
Fri 06 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 06 Nov 2020
classical music
Tchaikovsky’s passion meets Brahms’ serenity in a London Philharmonic Orchestra concert
Tchaikovsky’s passion meets Brahms’ serenity in a London Philharmonic Orchestra concert
Southbank Sinfonia musicians playing at Royal festival Hall
7:30 pm
Sun 08 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 08 Nov 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Southbank Sinfonia present a live concert version of Elizabeth Alker’s cult Radio 3 programme
Southbank Sinfonia present a live concert version of Elizabeth Alker’s cult Radio 3 programme
London Philharmonic Orchestra performing on stage
7:30 pm
Tue 10 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 10 Nov 2020
classical music
Classical music concerts have supported homelessness charity The Passage for 20 years
Classical music concerts have supported homelessness charity The Passage for 20 years
People playing instruments

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6:00 pm
Wed 11 Nov 2020
6:00 pm | Wed 11 Nov 2020
Orchestral musicians and Crisis Skylight Centre members come together for a showcase of creativity
Orchestral musicians and Crisis Skylight Centre members come together for a showcase of creativity
Imogen Cooper, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 11 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 11 Nov 2020
classical music
This British pianist has made central monuments of the Viennese piano literature her own
This British pianist has made central monuments of the Viennese piano literature her own
Gabor Boldoczki, trumpeter

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7:30 pm
Wed 11 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 11 Nov 2020
classical music
Music from 1815, 1915 and 2015 lights up with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Music from 1815, 1915 and 2015 lights up with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Elim Chan, conductor

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Various times
Thu 12 Nov 2020
Various times | Thu 12 Nov 2020
classical music
From the piccolo to the contrabassoon, every musician in the Philharmonia Orchestra gets to shine
From the piccolo to the contrabassoon, every musician in the Philharmonia Orchestra gets to shine
Abel Selaocoe, cello
7:30 pm
Tue 17 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 17 Nov 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
South African cellist Abel Selaocoe and the BBC Concert Orchestra perform at London Jazz Festival
South African cellist Abel Selaocoe and the BBC Concert Orchestra perform at London Jazz Festival
Anoushka Shankar, sitaarist

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7:30 pm
Wed 18 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 18 Nov 2020
classical music
Rediscover a 20th-century musical masterpiece with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Rediscover a 20th-century musical masterpiece with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Marie Hecker

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7:30 pm
Thu 19 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 19 Nov 2020
classical music
Relish an essential masterpiece with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Relish an essential masterpiece with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Steven Devine, pianist

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7:00 pm
Mon 23 Nov 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 23 Nov 2020
classical music
Encounter the ‘Swedish Mozart’ with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Encounter the ‘Swedish Mozart’ with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Jerusalem Quartet

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7:30 pm
Tue 24 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 24 Nov 2020
classical music
Alexandra Dariescu joins one of the great quartets of our time to perform music of unbridled emotion
Alexandra Dariescu joins one of the great quartets of our time to perform music of unbridled emotion
Young choir performing
7:00 pm
Wed 25 Nov 2020
7:00 pm | Wed 25 Nov 2020
classical music
The school’s young musicians perform crowd-pleasing pieces by Rachmaninov and Britten
The school’s young musicians perform crowd-pleasing pieces by Rachmaninov and Britten
Usher Søndergård, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 25 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 25 Nov 2020
classical music
Drink in pint-sized pieces from 1816, 1916 and 2016 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Drink in pint-sized pieces from 1816, 1916 and 2016 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra and conductor performing
7:00 pm
Thu 26 Nov 2020
7:00 pm | Thu 26 Nov 2020
classical music
It’s the 250th anniversary of the 14-year-old Mozart’s ambitious opera – hear it from The Mozartists
It’s the 250th anniversary of the 14-year-old Mozart’s ambitious opera – hear it from The...
Alexander Gavrylyuk, pianist

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7:30 pm
Sat 28 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 28 Nov 2020
classical music
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision takes in music from 1817, 1917 and 2017
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision takes in music from 1817, 1917 and 2017
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sun 29 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 29 Nov 2020
classical music
Herbert Blomstedt joins the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of its 75th birthday celebrations
Herbert Blomstedt joins the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of its 75th birthday celebrations
 Isabelle Demers, organist

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7:30 pm
Mon 30 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 30 Nov 2020
classical music
Admire three different images of Bach the organist and Marcel Dupré’s most dazzling display piece
Admire three different images of Bach the organist and Marcel Dupré’s most dazzling display piece
Pierre-Laurent Aimard.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Tue 01 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 01 Dec 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Aimard, Queyras and Simpson open up Helmut Lachenmann’s jewel box of resonance, detail and gentility
Aimard, Queyras and Simpson open up Helmut Lachenmann’s jewel box of resonance, detail and...
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 02 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 02 Dec 2020
classical music
Witness a bold and personal take on the Beethoven anniversary from a master craftsman of the piano
Witness a bold and personal take on the Beethoven anniversary from a master craftsman of the piano
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 02 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 02 Dec 2020
classical music
Spin through the centuries with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, including Enescu’s 1918 epic
Spin through the centuries with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, including Enescu’s 1918 epic
Conductor with London SInfonietta
7:30 pm
Thu 03 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 03 Dec 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The London premiere of James Dillon’s otherworldly fairy tale, with the London Sinfonietta
The London premiere of James Dillon’s otherworldly fairy tale, with the London Sinfonietta
Messiah concert in Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Fri 04 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 04 Dec 2020
classical music
350 voices join together in monumental harmony in Handel’s choral masterpiece
350 voices join together in monumental harmony in Handel’s choral masterpiece
BBC Concert Orchestra musicians
7:30 pm
Fri 04 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 04 Dec 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The BBC Concert Orchestra’s winter mix-tape features a liner list of Bach, Pärt and Max Richter
The BBC Concert Orchestra’s winter mix-tape features a liner list of Bach, Pärt and Max Richter
musicians on stage

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6:00 pm
Sat 05 Dec 2020
6:00 pm | Sat 05 Dec 2020
It’s the first appearance of a new cohort of talent, presented by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
It’s the first appearance of a new cohort of talent, presented by the London Philharmonic...
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sat 05 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 05 Dec 2020
classical music
The play’s the thing as the London Philharmonic Orchestra performs works from 1819, 1919 and 2019
The play’s the thing as the London Philharmonic Orchestra performs works from 1819, 1919 and 2019
Tabita Berglund, conductor

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3:00 pm
Sun 06 Dec 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 06 Dec 2020
classical music
Head north with the Philharmonia Orchestra for an afternoon of Scandinavian classics
Head north with the Philharmonia Orchestra for an afternoon of Scandinavian classics
Members of National Children's Orchesra
3:00 pm
Sun 06 Dec 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 06 Dec 2020
classical music
The young musicians embrace the drama of music by Dukas and Prokofiev
The young musicians embrace the drama of music by Dukas and Prokofiev
Alina Ibragimova

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7:00 pm
Tue 08 Dec 2020
7:00 pm | Tue 08 Dec 2020
classical music
Rally to music that challenged convention with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Rally to music that challenged convention with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Riccardo Muti, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 10 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 10 Dec 2020
classical music
The Philharmonia and its former Principal Conductor raise the roof
The Philharmonia and its former Principal Conductor raise the roof
Mary Bevan, opera singer

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7:30 pm
Sat 12 Dec 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 12 Dec 2020
classical music
Hark to a new choral work performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir
Hark to a new choral work performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir
The organ in Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Sat 09 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 09 Jan 2021
classical music
Orchestra, choir and the ‘king of instruments’ perform essential classics
Orchestra, choir and the ‘king of instruments’ perform essential classics
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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7:00 pm
Wed 13 Jan 2021
7:00 pm | Wed 13 Jan 2021
classical music
Concert becomes game-show as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes on the best of Baroque
Concert becomes game-show as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes on the best of Baroque

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7:30 pm
Sat 16 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 16 Jan 2021
classical music
Daniel Barenboim and his son Michael Barenboim join Kian Soltani for Beethoven’s joyous piano trios
Daniel Barenboim and his son Michael Barenboim join Kian Soltani for Beethoven’s joyous piano...
Barenboim, Barenboim & Soltani, musical trio

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7:30 pm
Sun 17 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 17 Jan 2021
classical music
Barenboim’s new ensemble reaches the summit in its ascent of Beethoven’s piano trios
Barenboim’s new ensemble reaches the summit in its ascent of Beethoven’s piano trios
Russell Keable, conductor of Kensington Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm
Mon 18 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 18 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The orchestra offers a Cuban holiday, a modern masterpiece and Shakespeare brought to musical life
The orchestra offers a Cuban holiday, a modern masterpiece and Shakespeare brought to musical life
Kenny Broberg, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 18 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Mon 18 Jan 2021
classical music
The American pianist first came to international attention in 2017 and has since won major awards
The American pianist first came to international attention in 2017 and has since won major awards
Mark Padmore, tenor
7:45 pm
Tue 19 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Tue 19 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
A world premiere by Luke Bedford brings past voices into the present, with the London Sinfonietta
A world premiere by Luke Bedford brings past voices into the present, with the London Sinfonietta
Still from an animation about Wagner's Ring Cycle
12:00 pm
Sat 23 Jan 2021
12:00 pm | Sat 23 Jan 2021
classical music
courses & workshops
Why do so many people rate Wagner’s Ring Cycle number one?
Why do so many people rate Wagner’s Ring Cycle number one?
Ignatz Johnson's illustration of Wagner's Ring Cycle
12:00 pm
Sun 24 Jan 2021
12:00 pm | Sun 24 Jan 2021
classical music
courses & workshops
The second of our study days offers new insights into a passion-inspiring opera experience
The second of our study days offers new insights into a passion-inspiring opera experience
Portrait of Conductor, Vladimir Jurowski
Various times
25 Jan 2021 - 5 Feb 2021
Various times | 25 Jan 2021 - 5 Feb 2021
classical music
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents the opening chapter of Wagner’s Ring Cycle in all its mythic power
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents the opening chapter of Wagner’s Ring Cycle in all its...
 Robert Quinney, organist

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7:30 pm
Tue 26 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 26 Jan 2021
classical music
Perfection, mischief and magic abound in an all-Bach evening
Perfection, mischief and magic abound in an all-Bach evening
Marc-André Hamelin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 27 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 27 Jan 2021
classical music
A musician in a class of his own plays sensational and sensitive masterpieces for piano
A musician in a class of his own plays sensational and sensitive masterpieces for piano
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
7:30 pm
Thu 28 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 28 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Music and poetry combine in a concert about immigration and identity, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Music and poetry combine in a concert about immigration and identity, with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Torsten Kerl, singer
Various times
29 Jan 2021 - 8 Feb 2021
Various times | 29 Jan 2021 - 8 Feb 2021
classical music
As part of Wagner’s Ring Cycle 2021, London Philharmonic Orchestra performs the third part of the epic work
As part of Wagner’s Ring Cycle 2021, London Philharmonic Orchestra performs the third part of the...
Crouch End Festival Chorus on stage
7:30 pm
Sat 30 Jan 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 30 Jan 2021
classical music
The siblings’ music is showcased by the London Mozart Players and Crouch End Festival Chorus
The siblings’ music is showcased by the London Mozart Players and Crouch End Festival Chorus
7:45 pm
Sat 30 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Sat 30 Jan 2021
classical music
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Lise Lindstrom, soprano
Various times
31 Jan 2021 - 10 Feb 2021
Various times | 31 Jan 2021 - 10 Feb 2021
classical music
One world ends and another dawns in the epic final opera of Wagner’s Ring Cycle
One world ends and another dawns in the epic final opera of Wagner’s Ring Cycle
Corinthian Orchestra performing
7:30 pm
Mon 01 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 01 Feb 2021
classical music
The orchestra performs three highly charged 20th-century concertos – well, almost
The orchestra performs three highly charged 20th-century concertos – well, almost
English Arts Chorale on stage
7:30 pm
Tue 02 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 02 Feb 2021
classical music
A vivid, dramatic tale of the Old Testament prophet by a popular Romantic composer
A vivid, dramatic tale of the Old Testament prophet by a popular Romantic composer
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 04 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 04 Feb 2021
classical music
Survey sweeping symphonic soundscapes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Survey sweeping symphonic soundscapes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Irene Theorin, soprano

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7:30 pm
Sun 07 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 07 Feb 2021
classical music
Greek tragedy strikes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Greek tragedy strikes with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Nelson Freire, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 09 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 09 Feb 2021
classical music
Music by Beethoven, Brahms and Wagner reaches new heights of emotional fervour
Music by Beethoven, Brahms and Wagner reaches new heights of emotional fervour
Rafael Payare, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 11 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 11 Feb 2021
classical music
Settle in for two masterpieces of musical storytelling with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Settle in for two masterpieces of musical storytelling with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enrique Mazzola, conductor

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5:00 pm
Sun 14 Feb 2021
5:00 pm | Sun 14 Feb 2021
classical music
Happy Valentine’s Day, from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Happy Valentine’s Day, from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
7:30 pm
Mon 15 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 15 Feb 2021
classical music
One of Germany’s most distinguished orchestras brings the monumental sound of Bruckner to Royal Festival Hall
One of Germany’s most distinguished orchestras brings the monumental sound of Bruckner to Royal...
7:30 pm
Tue 16 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 16 Feb 2021
classical music
Recall Bruckner’s final farewell, played by a heavyweight among German orchestras
Recall Bruckner’s final farewell, played by a heavyweight among German orchestras
Jess Gillam, musician

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7:30 pm
Wed 17 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 17 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Reel and wheel through Michael Nyman’s pulse-racing concerto with star saxophonist Jess Gillam
Reel and wheel through Michael Nyman’s pulse-racing concerto with star saxophonist Jess Gillam
Laurence Equilbey, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 18 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 18 Feb 2021
classical music
Take a musical voyage to Italy with Mendelssohn and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Take a musical voyage to Italy with Mendelssohn and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Gaspard the Fox
Various times
Sat 20 Feb 2021
Various times | Sat 20 Feb 2021
classical music
Two animal stories come to life for the whole family, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Two animal stories come to life for the whole family, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Child playing the ukulele in Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer
2:00 pm
Sun 21 Feb 2021
2:00 pm | Sun 21 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Set sail for music full of excitement and adventure, conjuring up sea voyages and dragons
Set sail for music full of excitement and adventure, conjuring up sea voyages and dragons
Chineke! performing on stage
7:30 pm
Sun 21 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 21 Feb 2021
classical music
The orchestra combines with percussion and double bass to perform a London premiere
The orchestra combines with percussion and double bass to perform a London premiere
Nicola Benedetti, violinist

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7:00 pm
Mon 22 Feb 2021
7:00 pm | Mon 22 Feb 2021
classical music
A national treasure joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a landmark violin concerto
A national treasure joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a landmark violin concerto
Parliament Choir on stage at Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Mon 22 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 22 Feb 2021
classical music
The Parliament Choir unites MPs, Peers and staff of the Palace of Westminster in song
The Parliament Choir unites MPs, Peers and staff of the Palace of Westminster in song
Chopin Competition Winner graphic

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7:30 pm
Tue 23 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 23 Feb 2021
classical music
See the winner of the world’s most competitive single-composer piano competition, live in concert
See the winner of the world’s most competitive single-composer piano competition, live in concert
London Sinfonietta performing on stage
7:30 pm
Wed 24 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Vimbayi Kaziboni conducts a brand new work by George Lewis, performed by the London Sinfonietta
Vimbayi Kaziboni conducts a brand new work by George Lewis, performed by the London Sinfonietta
Edward Gardner, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 24 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Feb 2021
classical music
British music and raw emotion go together surprisingly well with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
British music and raw emotion go together surprisingly well with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tyshawn Sorey, composer
7:15 pm
Thu 25 Feb 2021
7:15 pm | Thu 25 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Meet a musical polymath with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Meet a musical polymath with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Víkingur Ólafsson, pianist
9:00 pm
Thu 25 Feb 2021
9:00 pm | Thu 25 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
One of today’s most versatile pianists joins the Philharmonia Orchestra
One of today’s most versatile pianists joins the Philharmonia Orchestra

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4:00 pm
Sat 27 Feb 2021
4:00 pm | Sat 27 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Brand new music from the celebrated pioneers of the contemporary string quartet
Brand new music from the celebrated pioneers of the contemporary string quartet
Alban Gerhardt, cellist

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7:30 pm
Sat 27 Feb 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 27 Feb 2021
classical music
Music is the final frontier in a concert of premieres with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Music is the final frontier in a concert of premieres with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

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3:00 pm
Sun 28 Feb 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 28 Feb 2021
classical music
Two key 20th-century composers are at their most playful in this Philharmonia Orchestra concert
Two key 20th-century composers are at their most playful in this Philharmonia Orchestra concert
The Bach Choir on stage at Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Wed 03 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 03 Mar 2021
classical music
Italian opera genius Rossini described this ‘little solemn mass’ as ‘the last of my sins of old age'
Italian opera genius Rossini described this ‘little solemn mass’ as ‘the last of my sins of...
Karim Said, pianist

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7:45 pm
Wed 03 Mar 2021
7:45 pm | Wed 03 Mar 2021
classical music
A visionary player splices flights of fancy with masterpieces of precision spanning four centuries
A visionary player splices flights of fancy with masterpieces of precision spanning four centuries
Bryce Dessner, composer

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6:00 pm
Thu 04 Mar 2021
6:00 pm | Thu 04 Mar 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Venture into Dessner's haunting, graceful music with members of the Philharmonia Orchestra
Venture into Dessner's haunting, graceful music with members of the Philharmonia Orchestra
Film still from Modern Times (1936), dir. Charlie Chaplin
7:30 pm
Thu 04 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 04 Mar 2021
classical music
tours & activities
The music of the last great silent film is performed live to picture by Covent Garden Sinfonia
The music of the last great silent film is performed live to picture by Covent Garden Sinfonia
Han-na Chang, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 04 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 04 Mar 2021
classical music
Han-Na Chang conducts a work that would make many music-lovers' top ten
Han-Na Chang conducts a work that would make many music-lovers' top ten
Madeleine Mitchell, soloist

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7:45 pm
Mon 08 Mar 2021
7:45 pm | Mon 08 Mar 2021
classical music
London Chamber Ensemble celebrates International Women’s Day with six composers and a world premiere
London Chamber Ensemble celebrates International Women’s Day with six composers and a world...
Louis Schwizgebel, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 10 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 10 Mar 2021
classical music
Journey from Debussy’s world of sensuality and suggestion into Schumann’s innermost thoughts
Journey from Debussy’s world of sensuality and suggestion into Schumann’s innermost thoughts
Patricia Ward Kelly

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7:30 pm
Wed 10 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 10 Mar 2021
classical music
See the golden moments from Kelly’s films and broadcasts with live music from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
See the golden moments from Kelly’s films and broadcasts with live music from the London...
Philippe Herreweghe, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 11 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 11 Mar 2021
classical music
Marvel at three giants in the pantheon of classical music, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Marvel at three giants in the pantheon of classical music, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida & the Mahler Chamber Orchestra
7:30 pm
Fri 12 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 12 Mar 2021
classical music
The world’s pre-eminent Mozart pianist directs exquisite late concertos from the keyboard
The world’s pre-eminent Mozart pianist directs exquisite late concertos from the keyboard
Klaus Makela, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sat 13 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 13 Mar 2021
classical music
No recording can do Mahler’s odyssey justice, so hear it live with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
No recording can do Mahler’s odyssey justice, so hear it live with the London Philharmonic...
Illustration of a fair

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12:00 pm
Sun 14 Mar 2021
12:00 pm | Sun 14 Mar 2021
classical music
family & young people
Where has the London Philharmonic Orchestra gone?
Where has the London Philharmonic Orchestra gone?
Painting of a ship in the sea near a lighthouse
7:30 pm
Sun 14 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 14 Mar 2021
classical music
Emotional storms rage in this rarely heard English masterpiece by suffragette icon Dame Ethel Smyth
Emotional storms rage in this rarely heard English masterpiece by suffragette icon Dame Ethel Smyth
Barts Choir on stage at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
7:30 pm
Mon 15 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 15 Mar 2021
classical music
Hallelujah! As Easter approaches, Barts Choir gives voice to Handel’s rousing oratorio
Hallelujah! As Easter approaches, Barts Choir gives voice to Handel’s rousing oratorio
Mark Padmore, tenor

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7:00 pm
Tue 16 Mar 2021
7:00 pm | Tue 16 Mar 2021
classical music
Hear Bach’s oratorio played on period instruments by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Hear Bach’s oratorio played on period instruments by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
A choir performing on stage
7:30 pm
Wed 17 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 17 Mar 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Classical music meets its audience in a work inspired by Midsummer Night’s Dream
Classical music meets its audience in a work inspired by Midsummer Night’s Dream
Steven Isserlis, cellist

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7:30 pm
Fri 19 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 19 Mar 2021
classical music
Feelings burn brightly in Bohemia, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Feelings burn brightly in Bohemia, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
7:30 pm
Sat 20 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 20 Mar 2021
classical music
Beethoven’s final symphony is one of Western music’s most famous works – for a reason
Beethoven’s final symphony is one of Western music’s most famous works – for a reason
Autumn tree landscape
7:30 pm
Sat 20 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 20 Mar 2021
classical music
Aurora Orchestra explores the most human of emotions through music and dance from Baroque to tango
Aurora Orchestra explores the most human of emotions through music and dance from Baroque to tango
 Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali

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3:00 pm
Sun 21 Mar 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 21 Mar 2021
classical music
Embrace life's pleasures against the odds with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Embrace life's pleasures against the odds with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Mozart's Keys by Classical Opera
7:30 pm
Mon 22 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 22 Mar 2021
classical music
The Mozartists perform minor-key Mozart masterpieces with conductor Ian Page
The Mozartists perform minor-key Mozart masterpieces with conductor Ian Page
Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 24 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Mar 2021
classical music
It’s an evening of high drama and raw passion with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
It’s an evening of high drama and raw passion with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Víkingur Ólafsson, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 25 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 25 Mar 2021
classical music
An exceptional musician plays works by the original master of the keyboard and its first wild child
An exceptional musician plays works by the original master of the keyboard and its first wild child
Juraj Valčuha, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 25 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 25 Mar 2021
classical music
Feel shivers travel down your spine with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Feel shivers travel down your spine with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Alondra de la Parra, conductor

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7:30 pm
Fri 26 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 26 Mar 2021
classical music
A legend of contemporary film music soundtracks your evening with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
A legend of contemporary film music soundtracks your evening with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Patricia_Kopatchinskaja / Foto credit: Julia Wesely
7:30 pm
Sat 27 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 27 Mar 2021
classical music
The world’s boldest violinist creates a live performance experience around Schubert’s iconic quartet
The world’s boldest violinist creates a live performance experience around Schubert’s iconic...
The Bach Choir on stage
11:00 am
Sun 28 Mar 2021
11:00 am | Sun 28 Mar 2021
classical music
The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion is sung in English in this much-anticipated fixture in London’s musical calendar
The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion is sung in English in this...
City of London Sinfonia on stage
3:00 pm
Sun 28 Mar 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 28 Mar 2021
classical music
City of London Sinfonia and neuroimaging scientists explore how listening to music affects the brain
City of London Sinfonia and neuroimaging scientists explore how listening to music affects the brain
Sanjay Guha, sitar player
7:45 pm
Sun 28 Mar 2021
7:45 pm | Sun 28 Mar 2021
classical music
folk & world
Rumi’s spiritual journey finds new expression in Indian music, poetry and dance
Rumi’s spiritual journey finds new expression in Indian music, poetry and dance
Dobrinka Tabakova, composer
7:30 pm
Tue 30 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 30 Mar 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Expect fireworks: new music by Dobrinka Tabakova, the BBC Concert Orchestra’s composer in residence
Expect fireworks: new music by Dobrinka Tabakova, the BBC Concert Orchestra’s composer in...
Lucas & Arthur Jussen, piano duo

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7:30 pm
Wed 31 Mar 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 31 Mar 2021
classical music
Don’t just wish you were here – join the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the Belle Époque
Don’t just wish you were here – join the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the Belle Époque
Two members of Philharmonic Orchestra performing a cello duet
7:30 pm
Thu 01 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Apr 2021
classical music
Top music students perform Mahler’s profound Symphony No.9 and Liszt’s gruesome Totentanz
Top music students perform Mahler’s profound Symphony No.9 and Liszt’s gruesome Totentanz
Alexandre Kantorow, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 07 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 07 Apr 2021
classical music
Rebellion is in the air in Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Rebellion is in the air in Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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7:30 pm
Sat 10 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 10 Apr 2021
classical music
The Colin Currie Group lead you into the glistening, pulsating world of Steve Reich
The Colin Currie Group lead you into the glistening, pulsating world of Steve Reich
Joshua Bell, violinist

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7:30 pm
Sun 11 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 11 Apr 2021
classical music
Experience the thrills of a pinnacle of the violin repertoire, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Experience the thrills of a pinnacle of the violin repertoire, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
James McVinnie, organist

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7:30 pm
Mon 12 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 12 Apr 2021
classical music
Two composers who dared to imagine other worlds are conjured by organist James McVinnie
Two composers who dared to imagine other worlds are conjured by organist James McVinnie
Maurizio Pollini, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 13 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 13 Apr 2021
classical music
The incomparable pianist returns for a solo recital at Royal Festival Hall
The incomparable pianist returns for a solo recital at Royal Festival Hall
Musicians playing flute

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6:00 pm
Wed 14 Apr 2021
6:00 pm | Wed 14 Apr 2021
classical music
New talent comes to the fore: these young players are backed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
New talent comes to the fore: these young players are backed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, conductor

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7:30 pm
Wed 14 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 14 Apr 2021
classical music
A feted new conductor appears with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
A feted new conductor appears with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonidas, Kavakos, violinist

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7:30 pm
Thu 15 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 15 Apr 2021
classical music
Admire one of Beethoven's favourites of his own works with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Admire one of Beethoven's favourites of his own works with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Stephen Hough, pianist

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7:30 pm
Fri 16 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 16 Apr 2021
classical music
Volcanic Brahms and revolutionary Beethoven set the London Philharmonic Orchestra ablaze
Volcanic Brahms and revolutionary Beethoven set the London Philharmonic Orchestra ablaze
NYO Concert in Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Sat 17 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 17 Apr 2021
classical music
Blooming with youthful energy, it’s the orchestra of teenagers led by conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto
Blooming with youthful energy, it’s the orchestra of teenagers led by conductor Carlos Miguel...
Lisa Batiashvili. violinist

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3:00 pm
Sun 18 Apr 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 18 Apr 2021
classical music
Absorb music of peace and rapture with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Absorb music of peace and rapture with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violinist

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7:30 pm
Wed 21 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 21 Apr 2021
classical music
Prokofiev’s Fifth takes your breath away, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Prokofiev’s Fifth takes your breath away, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Miah Persson, soprano

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7:30 pm
Sat 24 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 24 Apr 2021
classical music
Jurowski makes a penultimate appearance as Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Jurowski makes a penultimate appearance as Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
John Wilson, conductor

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3:00 pm
Sun 25 Apr 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 25 Apr 2021
classical music
Stormy horns and shimmering harps resound in Russian music from the Philharmonia Orchestra
Stormy horns and shimmering harps resound in Russian music from the Philharmonia Orchestra
Federico Colli, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 27 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 27 Apr 2021
classical music
Colli returns to Queen Elizabeth Hall with a typically bold and unpredictable recital
Colli returns to Queen Elizabeth Hall with a typically bold and unpredictable recital
Lewisham Choral Society on stage at Royal Festival Hall
7:30 pm
Tue 27 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 27 Apr 2021
classical music
Full of fire and brimstone, Verdi’s choral tour de force brings together 300 singers
Full of fire and brimstone, Verdi’s choral tour de force brings together 300 singers
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

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7:00 pm
Wed 28 Apr 2021
7:00 pm | Wed 28 Apr 2021
classical music
Jurowski appears for the last time as Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Jurowski appears for the last time as Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Julia Holter, singer
8:00 pm
Wed 28 Apr 2021
8:00 pm | Wed 28 Apr 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The BBC Concert Orchestra flags new composers to add to your favourites
The BBC Concert Orchestra flags new composers to add to your favourites
Pablo Ferrández, cellist

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7:30 pm
Thu 29 Apr 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 29 Apr 2021
classical music
Sit down to three courses with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Sit down to three courses with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Masaaki Suzuki

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7:00 pm
Fri 30 Apr 2021
7:00 pm | Fri 30 Apr 2021
classical music
From the depths of history, the OAE brings a setting of the world-changing psalm
From the depths of history, the OAE brings a setting of the world-changing psalm
Extinction Rebellion protesting
7:45 pm
Fri 30 Apr 2021
7:45 pm | Fri 30 Apr 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The London Sinfonietta and composer Laura Bowler perform the Extinction Rebellion manifesto
The London Sinfonietta and composer Laura Bowler perform the Extinction Rebellion manifesto
Karl Jenkins, musician and composer
2:30 pm
Sat 01 May 2021
2:30 pm | Sat 01 May 2021
classical music
One of the most performed living composers conducts a selection of his favourite works
One of the most performed living composers conducts a selection of his favourite works
Cellist of Southbank Sinfonia
7:30 pm
Tue 04 May 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 04 May 2021
classical music
Period performance specialist Christian Curnyn conducts a little tour of musical history
Period performance specialist Christian Curnyn conducts a little tour of musical history

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7:30 pm
Thu 06 May 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 06 May 2021
classical music
The violin world’s wild child becomes singer, actor and fiddler in Schoenberg’s pivotal work
The violin world’s wild child becomes singer, actor and fiddler in Schoenberg’s pivotal work
Carlos Ferreira, clarinet

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7:30 pm
Thu 06 May 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 06 May 2021
classical music
It's a triple bill of undisputed classics with the Philharmonia Orchestra
It's a triple bill of undisputed classics with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Illustration of children dancing in a long line

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12:00 pm
Sat 08 May 2021
12:00 pm | Sat 08 May 2021
classical music
family & young people
Kids aged seven and up are invited to a fairy tale concert from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Kids aged seven and up are invited to a fairy tale concert from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Kharitonov, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 11 May 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 11 May 2021
classical music
A Russian virtuoso shares gems by Chopin and stormy visions from Beethoven and Brahms
A Russian virtuoso shares gems by Chopin and stormy visions from Beethoven and Brahms
Nicole Lizée, composer
7:30 pm
Thu 13 May 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 13 May 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The London Sinfonietta performs Claude Vivier’s masterwork, Lonely Child
The London Sinfonietta performs Claude Vivier’s masterwork, Lonely Child
7:30 pm
Fri 14 May 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 14 May 2021
classical music
Over 300 vocalists perform Berlioz’s monumental song of praise, conducted by Ronald Corp OBE
Over 300 vocalists perform Berlioz’s monumental song of praise, conducted by Ronald Corp OBE
Two performers on a dark stage
7:45 pm
Fri 14 May 2021
7:45 pm | Fri 14 May 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Experience the once-heard-never-forgotten world of cult Canadian composer Claude Vivier
Experience the once-heard-never-forgotten world of cult Canadian composer Claude Vivier
Malin Byström

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7:30 pm
Sat 15 May 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 15 May 2021
classical music
Seductive, disturbing and shocking - music explores immorality, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Seductive, disturbing and shocking - music explores immorality, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
SoundStreams performing
Various times
Sat 15 May 2021
Various times | Sat 15 May 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter Claude Vivier’s musical universe and experience his ultimate representation of the human experience
Enter Claude Vivier’s musical universe and experience his ultimate representation of the human...
Chineke! performing on stage
7:30 pm
Sun 16 May 2021
7:30 pm | Sun 16 May 2021
classical music
Two double concertos by Vivaldi and Boulogne give the Chineke! principal players a chance to shine
Two double concertos by Vivaldi and Boulogne give the Chineke! principal players a chance to shine
BBC Concert Orchestra musicians
7:30 pm
Wed 19 May 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 19 May 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The drama’s all in the music when the BBC Concert Orchestra performs your favourite BBC theme tunes
The drama’s all in the music when the BBC Concert Orchestra performs your favourite BBC theme...
Simon Trpceski, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 20 May 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 20 May 2021
classical music
Be swept away by exotic tales and thrilling dances from a Southbank Centre favourite
Be swept away by exotic tales and thrilling dances from a Southbank Centre favourite

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7:45 pm
Fri 21 May 2021
7:45 pm | Fri 21 May 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Quatuor Bozzini presents exploratory music as a frame for Crane’s fresh-faced Piano Quintet
Quatuor Bozzini presents exploratory music as a frame for Crane’s fresh-faced Piano Quintet
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

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7:30 pm
Tue 25 May 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 25 May 2021
classical music
Epic. Glorious. Unmistakable. Beethoven's final symphony has to be heard live to be believed
Epic. Glorious. Unmistakable. Beethoven's final symphony has to be heard live to be believed
Carmina Burana
7:30 pm
Fri 28 May 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 28 May 2021
classical music
O fortuna! The Philharmonia’s rousing performance of Orff’s choral masterpiece is destined to thrill
O fortuna! The Philharmonia’s rousing performance of Orff’s choral masterpiece is destined to...
Vasily Petrenko, conductor

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7:30 pm
Tue 01 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Tue 01 Jun 2021
classical music
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s incoming Music Director conducts Elgar’s ‘noble and simple’ symphony
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s incoming Music Director conducts Elgar’s ‘noble and...
A young boy in a camp
7:30 pm
Wed 02 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 02 Jun 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
This new opera tells the tale of a boy wrangling with death, and of the lost children of our time
This new opera tells the tale of a boy wrangling with death, and of the lost children of our time
Violinist Alina Ibragimova

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7:30 pm
Thu 03 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 03 Jun 2021
classical music
Hear heart-rending chamber music, born amid the horrors of war, by Messiaen and Shostakovich
Hear heart-rending chamber music, born amid the horrors of war, by Messiaen and Shostakovich
Alexander Melnikov

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7:00 pm
Fri 04 Jun 2021
7:00 pm | Fri 04 Jun 2021
classical music
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment brings its 2020/21 season, The Edge of Reason, to a close
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment brings its 2020/21 season, The Edge of Reason, to a close
James Newton Howard, composer

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7:30 pm
Fri 04 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 04 Jun 2021
classical music
The lights go down for a selection of beguiling film scores, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
The lights go down for a selection of beguiling film scores, with the Philharmonia Orchestra
A Young Boy Taught to Play French Horn at a workshop
11:30 am
Sun 06 Jun 2021
11:30 am | Sun 06 Jun 2021
classical music
family & young people
What better way to start your Saturday than by diving in to the world of the orchestra?
What better way to start your Saturday than by diving in to the world of the orchestra?
Oliver Latry, organist

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7:30 pm
Mon 07 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Mon 07 Jun 2021
classical music
The organist of Notre Dame plays great works written in dedication, thanks and commemoration
The organist of Notre Dame plays great works written in dedication, thanks and commemoration
Denis Matsuev, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 09 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Wed 09 Jun 2021
classical music
The Russian powerhouse plays the sonata that confirmed Liszt’s status as genius and revolutionary
The Russian powerhouse plays the sonata that confirmed Liszt’s status as genius and revolutionary
Esa Pekka Salonen, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 10 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 10 Jun 2021
classical music
Esa-Pekka Salonen presents his London finale as Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen presents his London finale as Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra
Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra performing
7:30 pm
Thu 24 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Thu 24 Jun 2021
classical music
London’s creative conservatoire presents its end-of-season concert
London’s creative conservatoire presents its end-of-season concert
Kitty Whately, singer
7:30 pm
Fri 25 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Fri 25 Jun 2021
classical music
Elgar’s choral masterpiece unfurls its wings with the Bach Choir and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Elgar’s choral masterpiece unfurls its wings with the Bach Choir and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Matthew Herbert, musician
8:00 pm
Fri 25 Jun 2021
8:00 pm | Fri 25 Jun 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Pioneering electronic composer Matthew Herbert collaborates with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Pioneering electronic composer Matthew Herbert collaborates with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Illustration with flowers and antlers
7:30 pm
Sat 26 Jun 2021
7:30 pm | Sat 26 Jun 2021
classical music
Embrace love and laughter in Vaughan Williams’ joyful take on Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor
Embrace love and laughter in Vaughan Williams’ joyful take on Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of...
RCM Junior Department performing on stage
7:00 pm
Sun 27 Jun 2021
7:00 pm | Sun 27 Jun 2021
classical music
Young musicians from the Royal College of Music shine in an orchestral performance
Young musicians from the Royal College of Music shine in an orchestral performance
Nicola Benedetti, violinist
3:00 pm
Sun 04 Jul 2021
3:00 pm | Sun 04 Jul 2021
classical music
With sought-after soloist Nicola Benedetti, the Aurora Orchestra performs Beethoven’s soaring Violin Concerto
With sought-after soloist Nicola Benedetti, the Aurora Orchestra performs Beethoven’s soaring...
Young musician playing the violin
7:00 pm
Sun 04 Jul 2021
7:00 pm | Sun 04 Jul 2021
classical music
Marvel at young soloists and ensembles from the Royal College of Music Junior Department
Marvel at young soloists and ensembles from the Royal College of Music Junior Department
London Sinfonietta performing on stage
7:45 pm
Wed 07 Jul 2021
7:45 pm | Wed 07 Jul 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The new generation has arrived – hear them live, presented by the London Sinfonietta
The new generation has arrived – hear them live, presented by the London Sinfonietta
Luka Okros, pianist
7:45 pm
Thu 08 Jul 2021
7:45 pm | Thu 08 Jul 2021
classical music
The London-based Georgian pianist performs Rachmaninov’s supremely demanding Piano Sonata No. 2
The London-based Georgian pianist performs Rachmaninov’s supremely demanding Piano Sonata No. 2
Shashank Subramaniam, musician
7:45 pm
Tue 13 Jul 2021
7:45 pm | Tue 13 Jul 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
The best of three worlds: musicians from India, Germany and Africa create a soul-stirring collaboration
The best of three worlds: musicians from India, Germany and Africa create a soul-stirring...

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