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London Sinfonietta

Resident at Southbank Centre, the London Sinfonietta is one of the world’s elite contemporary music ensembles with a reputation built on the virtuosity of its performances and ambitious programming.

The London Sinfonietta is committed to placing new music at the heart of contemporary culture, engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent. The ensemble regularly undertakes projects with choreographers, video artists, film-makers and collaborations with electronica artists, jazz and folk musicians.

The creation of new music has been at the core of the London Sinfonietta’s work since its foundation in 1968 by Nicholas Snowman and David Atherton. It has commissioned or premiered over 250 works, ranging from Luciano Berio, Harrison Birtwistle and Steve Reich to the emerging composers involved in its Blue Touch Paper project.

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1 Feb

Classical music
Orchestra
1 Feb
In Seven Days is a major musical statement from Thomas Adès, the celebrated British composer

4 Apr

Classical music
Orchestra
4 Apr
A screening of Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin, accompanied by the London Sinfonietta

27 Apr

Classical music
Orchestra
27 Apr
Hear George Haas' "in vain", an extraordinary work where darkness and light collide

6 Jun

Classical music
Orchestra
6 Jun
The London Sinfonietta perform a programme of music by Nordic composers

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