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  • 14
    Tuesday February 2017

    LPO Member Events 16/17

    4:00 PM, External Venue

    From £12.50
  • 14
    Tuesday February 2017

    Brief Encounter

    Film Scores Live

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London

    From £20.00
    Celebrate Valentine's Day with this special screening of Brief Encounter, featuring a newly commissioned soundtrack performed by the LPO.
  • 16
    Thursday February 2017

    Philharmonie Cologne

    The LPO on tour in Cologne

    8:00 PM, Philharmonie , Cologne

    Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts works by Weber, Ginastera and Beethoven
  • 18
    Saturday February 2017

    OAE Tots – The Science of Sound

    At FUNharmonics

    10:15 AM, Level 5 Function Room | Royal Festival Hall, London

    Looking for something for younger music lovers?

    Our friends at the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment are bringing their popular OAE Tots workshops to FUNharmonics.
    Suitable for children aged 2–5
  • 18
    Saturday February 2017

    Conducting science

    FUNharmonics family concert

    12:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00
    Music meets science as we discover the secrets behind the extraordinary sounds of the Orchestra.
  • 22
    Wednesday February 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Music and Death

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Dr Johnson said that the prospect of death 'concentrates the mind wonderfully'. Writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson takes a look at composers' different responses, how they confronted death, and what it tells us about 'simple faith'.
  • 22
    Wednesday February 2017

    Memory of an angel

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Death

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00

    Captivating violin superstar Patricia Kopatchinskaja joins forces with Vladimir Jurowski to perform Berg’s Violin Concerto. Also on the programme is Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 15 and Denisov’s Symphony No. 2.

  • 26
    Sunday February 2017

    Lincoln Center, New York

    The LPO on tour in New York

    3:00 PM, Lincoln Center, New York

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Chopin and Mahler.
  • 27
    Monday February 2017

    Lincoln Center, New York

    The LPO on tour in New York

    8:00 PM, Lincoln Center, New York

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Glinka, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff
  • 04
    Saturday March 2017

    Private Members' Rehearsal

    Enjoy exclusive access to private rehearsals at Royal Festival HallEnjoy exclusive access to private rehearsals at Royal Festival Hall

    10:30 AM

    From £5.00
    Friends, Benefactors, Thomas Beecham Group members and Executive and Exectuive Plus Contemporaries can enjoy exclusive access to attend a private rehearsal at Royal Festival Hall.
  • 04
    Saturday March 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Music is Everything!

    London Music Masters

    5:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Join London Music Masters and around 350 children from 7 London primary schools for a fun and exciting performance of music written by, with and for the children of LMM learning. Using their violins, cellos, voices, bodies and bucket drums, the children will be performing two brand new pieces of music!
  • 04
    Saturday March 2017

    Free pre-concert talk: How do we live with death?

    Krzysztof Penderecki in conversation

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Krzysztof Penderecki discusses his St Luke Passion
  • 04
    Saturday March 2017

    St Luke Passion

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Death

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00

    LPO Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski conducts a rare performance of Penderecki’s St Luke Passion. At its premiere in 1966 it left audiences reeling with emotion and disbelief: that new music could speak with such shattering power.

  • 07
    Tuesday March 2017

    Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    7:30 PM, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Brahms and Beethoven
  • 11
    Saturday March 2017

    Brighton residency: Elgar's Enigma

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 12
    Sunday March 2017

    Eastbourne residency: Enchantment and romance

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 15
    Wednesday March 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Gavin Bryars

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    British composer Gavin Bryars discusses two of his best known works, and his career to date.
  • 15
    Wednesday March 2017

    Power and provocation

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Death

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00
    Modern day masterpieces including Steve Reich’s minimalist Music for 18 Musicians and Gavin Bryars Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet combine for an evening of wonderful sonic experiences.
  • 22
    Wednesday March 2017

    Private Members' Rehearsal

    Enjoy exclusive access to private rehearsals at Royal Festivall Hall

    10:30 AM

    From £5.00
    Friends, Benefactors, Thomas Beecham Group members and Executive and Exectuive Plus Contemporaries can enjoy exclusive access to attend a private rehearsal at Royal Festival Hall.
  • 22
    Wednesday March 2017

    Unfinished journey

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Death

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00

    Tonight's concert has been cancelled on police advice due to a security incident at Westminster. Ticket holders will be contacted in due course to arrange refunds.

    Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts Bruckner’s unfinished Symphony No. 9. From its towering opening to soul-shaking finish, this is one of music’s most personal and passionate confessions of faith. Anssi Karttunen performs the UK premiere of Magnus Lindberg’s Cello Concerto No. 2.

  • 25
    Saturday March 2017

    Death and transfiguration

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Death

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00
    A singer herself, Nathalie Stutzmann joins forces with a world-class team of soloists and the London Philharmonic Choir to conduct Mozart’s iconic Requiem, alongside Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration.
  • 27
    Monday March 2017

    London Philharmonic Orchestra's London Marathon Fundraiser

    Enjoy an exclusive evening with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Virgin Money Haymarket Lounge.

    7:30 PM, Virgin Money Haymarket Lounge, London

    From £30.00
    Join us for an evening of interesting insight, music, wine and canapés to raise much-needed funds for our LPO London Marathon Runners, in aid of LPO BrightSparks schools concerts.
  • 27
    Monday March 2017

    London Philharmonic Orchestra’s London Marathon Fundraiser

    Enjoy an exclusive evening with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Virgin Money Haymarket Lounge.

    7:30 PM, Virgin Money Haymarket Lounge, London

    Join us for an evening of interesting insight, music, wine and canapés to raise much-needed funds for our LPO London Marathon Runners, in aid of LPO BrightSparks schools concerts.
  • 28
    Tuesday March 2017

    Tonhalle, Zurich

    The LPO on tour in Zurich

    7:30 PM, Tonhalle, Zurich

    Howard Griffiths conducts works by Ravel, Poulenc and Dvořák
  • 29
    Wednesday March 2017

    Musical Theater Basel

    Howard Griffiths conducts works by Ravel, Poulenc and Dvořák

    7:30 PM, Musical Theater , Basel

    Howard Griffiths conducts works by Ravel, Poulenc and Dvořák
  • 08
    Saturday April 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Stephen Johnson

    5:15 PM, Blue Room, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson, along with poet, novelist and biographer David Constantine, discuss Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand, performed this evening.
  • 08
    Saturday April 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    LPO Soundworks

    6:00 PM, Clore Ballroom Floor, Southbank Centre, London, SE1 8XX

    Our creative cross-arts ensemble, LPO Soundworks, takes to the stage again, performing brand new soundtracks live alongside short films made by talented young filmmakers from BFI Future Film Academy. Expect the unexpected at this must-see celebration of young music-making.
  • 08
    Saturday April 2017

    Symphony of a thousand

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Ideology

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £12.00
    LPO Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Vladimir Jurowski continues his Mahler Symphony Cycle with Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, often called the ‘Symphony of a Thousand’. The evening opens with Tallis’s transcendent 40-part choral motet Spem in Alium.
  • 22
    Saturday April 2017

    Wigmore Hall: From tragedy to joy

    7:30 PM, Wigmore Hall, London

    From £15.00
  • 23
    Sunday April 2017

    Eastbourne residency: Tragedy to joy

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 26
    Wednesday April 2017

    Private Members' Rehearsal

    Enjoy exclusive access to private rehearsals at Royal Festivall Hall

    10:30 AM

    From £5.00
    Friends, Benefactors, Thomas Beecham Group members and Executive and Exectuive Plus Contemporaries can enjoy exclusive access to attend a private rehearsal at Royal Festival Hall.
  • 26
    Wednesday April 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Music and Faith

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Is Mahler's Eighth a confession of faith? What was Wagner's philosophical agenda in Die Walküre and what was Bach to Hindemith and Wagner: embodiment of faith, 'Germanness' or both? Stephen Johnson explores how this is expressed musically in our late April concerts.
  • 26
    Wednesday April 2017

    Heaven and earth

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Ideology

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    From £10.00
    Marek Janowski conducts Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 – first heard by Bruckner in a dream, played by an angel, and a deeply-felt tribute to Bruckner’s ‘beloved Master’, Richard Wagner. It is preceded here by some of Wagner’s most overwhelmingly emotional music.
  • 06
    Friday October 2017

    Fukuoka Symphony Hall

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    7:00 PM, Fukuoka Symphony Hall, Fukukoka

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Wagner and Tchaikovsky
  • 07
    Saturday October 2017

    Osaka Festival Hall

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    3:00 PM, Osaka Festival Hall, Osaka

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky
  • 08
    Sunday October 2017

    NTK Hall Forest Hall, Nagoya

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    3:00 PM, NTK Hall Forest Hall, Nagoya

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky
  • 09
    Monday October 2017

    Niigata Ryutopia Hall

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    3:00 PM, Niigata Ryutopia Hall, Niigata

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky
  • 11
    Wednesday October 2017

    Bunka Kaikan Concert Hall, Tokyo

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    7:00 PM, Bunka Kaikan Concert Hall, Tokyo

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Wagner, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky
  • 12
    Thursday October 2017

    Suntory Hall, Tokyo

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    7:00 PM, Suntory Hall, Tokyo

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky
  • 13
    Friday October 2017

    Hamamatsu ACT City

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    7:00 PM, Hamamatsu ACT City, Hamamatsu

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky
  • 14
    Saturday October 2017

    Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall

    The LPO on tour in Japan

    6:00 PM, Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall, Kanagawa

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky
  • 21
    Saturday October 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Dr Stefano Castelvecchi

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Dr Stefano Castelvecchi looks at Rossini's Stabat Mater in the context of the Belief and Beyond Belief festival.
  • 21
    Saturday October 2017

    Stabat Mater

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Judgement

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear Rossini’s heartbreaking Stabat Mater –proof he could write sacred music as well as comic opera, performed by an all-star cast. Beforehand, Frank Dupree performs Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto.
  • 22
    Sunday October 2017

    The Gruffalo's Child

    FUNharmonics family concert

    12:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    A special screening of The Gruffalo's Child with live music from the LPO!
  • 25
    Wednesday October 2017

    Faith from the shadows

    Belief and Beyond Belief: War and Peace

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Principal Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts a Russian programme that includes Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1.
  • 27
    Friday October 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    'I couldn't not write it', Shostakovich said; 'War was all around'. Dr Kate Kennedy looks at the astonishing story of the 'Leningrad' Symphony with its portrayal of a city under siege and a people's extraordinary willpower to exist as a nation.
  • 27
    Friday October 2017

    Leningrad Symphony

    Belief and Beyond Belief: War and Peace

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Feel the charge of Shostakovich’s Leningrad Symphony: music literally from the front line of World War Two. Beforehand, Inon Barnatan performs Beethoven’s powerful Piano Concerto No. 5.
  • 28
    Saturday October 2017

    Brighton residency: Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 04
    Saturday November 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Stephen Johnson on Bruckner's Symphony No. 8

    5:45 PM, Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Hear Stephen Johnson, writer and broadcaster, discuss Bruckner's 8th Symphony as well as the composer's strong Catholic faith and its influence on his work.
  • 04
    Saturday November 2017

    Bruckner Symphony No. 8

    Belief and Beyond Belief: War and Peace

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Lawrence Renes conducts Bruckner’s mighty Symphony No. 8, the grandest and most expansive that he ever composed.
  • 05
    Sunday November 2017

    Eastbourne residency: Inspiration and joy

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 08
    Wednesday November 2017

    War and (troubled) peace

    Belief and Beyond Belief: War and Peace

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear dramatic music by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky including the ‘Eroica’ Symphony and 1812 Overture. Patricia Kopatchinskaja joins the LPO once again for a performance of Schumann’s Violin Concerto.
  • 09
    Thursday November 2017

    Queen Elizabeth Hall, Antwerp

    The LPO on tour in Antwerp

    8:00 PM, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Antwerp

    Alain Altinoglu conducts works by Ravel, Stravinsky and Beethoven
  • 11
    Saturday November 2017

    Konzerthaus Vienna

    The LPO on tour in Vienna

    7:30 PM, Konzerthaus , Vienna

    Alain Altinoglu conducts works by Ravel, Stravinsky and Beethoven
  • 12
    Sunday November 2017

    Konzerthaus, Freiburg

    The LPO on tour in Freiburg

    8:00 PM, Konzerthaus, Freiburg

    Alain Altinoglu conducts works by Ravel, Schumann and Tchaikovsky
  • 13
    Monday November 2017

    Graf Zeppelin Haus, Friedrichshafen

    The LPO on tour in Friedrichshafen

    8:00 PM, Graf Zeppelin Haus, Friedrichshafen

    Alain Altinoglu conducts works by Ravel, Stravinsky and Beethoven
  • 14
    Tuesday November 2017

    Liederhalle, Stuttgart

    The LPO on tour in Stuttgart

    8:00 PM, Liederhalle, Stuttgart

    Alain Altinoglu conducts works by Ravel, Schumann and Beethoven
  • 15
    Wednesday November 2017

    Gasteig, Munich

    The LPO on tour in Munich

    8:00 PM, Gasteig, Munich

    Alain Altinoglu conducts works by Ravel, Schumann and Beethoven
  • 22
    Wednesday November 2017

    Summer to winter

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Experience the contrast of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 ‘Winter Daydreams’ with Frank Bridge’s ecstatic Summer in this concert exploring the depiction of the seasons in music.
  • 24
    Friday November 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    David Nice

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    David Nice* looks at how composers have sought inspiration from and responded musically to the cycle of the seasons and the ancient rites associated with it. *Please note change of presenter
  • 24
    Friday November 2017

    The Four Seasons

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Compare Vivaldi’s endlessly popular The Four Seasons with Glazunov’s little-known The Seasons: tuneful ballet music, glowing with colour.
  • 25
    Saturday November 2017

    Brighton residency: The Four Seasons

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 29
    Wednesday November 2017

    An Autumn Symphony

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Vladimir Jurowski conducts the UK premiere of Marx’s An Autumn Symphony: beautifully lush and romantic orchestral music that’s a real treat for the senses. Star violinist Julia Fischer joins to perform Chausson’s rapturous Poème.
  • 04
    Monday December 2017

    Meow Meow

    Orchestral pandemonium with the queen of song

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £25.00
    International comedienne extraordinaire and queen of song Meow Meow joins the LPO once again for an evening of orchestrated chaos. Expect the unexpected in an evening of capers, costumes and captivating song.
  • 05
    Tuesday December 2017

    Huawei Winter Concert

    8:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    LPO with Katherine Jenkins
  • 16
    Saturday December 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Sarah Lenton on Bach's Christmas Oratorio

    5:45 PM, Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Ahead of this evenings performance of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, join writer, lecturer and broadcaster Sarah Lenton as she discusses the subject of the Nativity, how Bach uses it in this work, and how other composers have approached the subject matter.
  • 16
    Saturday December 2017

    Christmas Oratorio

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    We end Belief and Beyond Belief with Bach’s monumental Christmas Oratorio. The joyous music comes to life under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski and a quartet of outstanding soloists.
  • 17
    Sunday December 2017

    Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

    The LPO on tour in Paris

    8:00 PM, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Bach
  • 31
    Sunday December 2017

    Guangzhou Opera House

    The LPO on tour in Guangzhou

    8:00 PM, Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov
  • 01
    Monday January 2018

    Shenzhen Concert Hall

    The LPO on tour in Shenzhen

    8:00 PM, Shenzhen Concert Hall, Shenzhen

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius
  • 03
    Wednesday January 2018

    Shanghai Symphony Hall

    The LPO on tour in Shanghai

    8:00 PM, Shanghai Symphony Hall, Shanghai

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Berlioz, Elgar and Rimsky-Korsakov
  • 05
    Friday January 2018

    National Centre for the Performing Arts

    The LPO on tour in Beijing

    7:30 PM, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Berlioz, Elgar and Rimsky-Korsakov
  • 06
    Saturday January 2018

    National Centre for the Performing Arts

    The LPO on tour in Beijing

    7:30 PM, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius
  • 13
    Saturday January 2018

    Mozart, Brahms and Schubert

    Chloe Hanslip performs Brahms's Violin Concerto

    7:30 PM, Dorking Halls, Dorking

    From £15.00
    Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
    Brahms Violin Concerto
    Schubert Symphony No.9 in C major (The Great)
  • 17
    Wednesday January 2018

    Russian epics

    Powerful music from Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear Tchaikovsky’s epic Symphony No. 4 after Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, a piano concerto that presents a mammoth undertaking for the pianist: Andrey Gugnin on this occasion.
  • 19
    Friday January 2018

    Organ spectacular

    Saint-Saëns’s awe-inspiring 'Organ' Symphony

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Experience an evening of pure, ear-tingling sound as the Royal Festival Hall’s organ is showcased alongside a full orchestra in music including Saint-Saëns’s glorious ‘Organ’ Symphony.
  • 21
    Sunday January 2018

    Eastbourne residency: Popular chamber classics

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 27
    Saturday January 2018

    Rhinemaiden Add-On

    Pre-performance reception

    5:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £30.00
    An invitation to join a pre-performance reception before the Gala performance of Wagner's Das Rheingold.
  • 27
    Saturday January 2018

    VJ10: Das Rheingold

    A Golden Gala Evening

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £15.00
    In a celebration of Vladimir Jurowski’s 10th year as LPO Principal Conductor, join us for a special gala evening of Wagner’s Das Rheingold, featuring a stellar cast performing this story of mythic power.
  • 30
    Tuesday January 2018

    Auditorio de Zaragoza

    The LPO on tour in Zaragoza

    8:00 PM, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Zaragoza

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg and Tchaikovsky
  • 31
    Wednesday January 2018

    Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    The LPO on tour in Madrid

    7:30 PM, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg and Tchaikovsky
  • 03
    Saturday February 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Vladimir Jurowski on Stravinsky

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Join LPO Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski as he explores Stravinsky's music with writer and broadcaster Gerard McBurney, and answers your questions.
  • 03
    Saturday February 2018

    The fairytale begins

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    We launch our exploration of Stravinsky’s musical journey with a concert charting the music of his teachers before Stravinsky’s own exuberantly romantic First Symphony.
  • 07
    Wednesday February 2018

    Flight of the Firebird

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Stravinsky’s first ballet for the legendary Ballets Russes: his extraordinary showpiece The Firebird. Hear it alongside Stravinsky’s recently discovered memorial to Rimsky-Korsakov, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s own bittersweet Piano Concerto.
  • 10
    Saturday February 2018

    Petrushka and friends

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Be transported to market day in Old Russia in Stravinsky’s Petrushka, which paints Russian tradition in colours as bright as a piece of folk art. Ray Chen joins Vladimir Jurowski for a performance of Prokofiev’s fairytale of a First Violin Concerto.
  • 12
    Monday February 2018

    Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

    Cancelled

    8:00 PM, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

    Please note this concert has been cancelled due to David Garrett suffering a slipped disc.
  • 13
    Tuesday February 2018

    Congress Centrum, Hanover

    Cancelled

    7:30 PM, Congress Centrum, Hanover

    Please note this concert has been cancelled due to David Garrett suffering a slipped disc.
  • 14
    Wednesday February 2018

    Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

    The LPO on tour in Hamburg

    8:00 PM, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

    Ray Chen performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.
  • 16
    Friday February 2018

    Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

    The LPO on tour in Düsseldorf

    8:00 PM, Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

    Ray Chen performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.
  • 17
    Saturday February 2018

    Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden

    Cancelled

    8:00 PM, Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden

    Please note this concert has been cancelled due to David Garrett suffering a slipped disc.
  • 21
    Wednesday February 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Juanjo Mena on Stravinsky

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Join Juanjo Mena as he explores Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, answers your questions, and reveals where Stravinsky sits in his top five picks.
  • 21
    Wednesday February 2018

    The Rite of Spring

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    A landmark of the 20th century: experience the raw power of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. With Juanjo Mena conducting, this should be electrifying.
  • 23
    Friday February 2018

    Free pre-concert performance: Les Noces

    LPO Foyle Future Firsts

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    The LPO's relationship with the Royal College of Music continues with students joining members of the LPO and its Foyle Future Firsts programme in a performance of Stravinsky's Les Noces conducted by Vasily Petrenko.
  • 23
    Friday February 2018

    Once upon a time

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Vasily Petrenko conducts Rimsky-Korsakov’s magical Scheherazade, a musical retelling of the Thousand and One Nights, while Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar’s much-loved Cello Concerto.
  • 24
    Saturday February 2018

    Brighton residency: Petrenko conducts Scheherazade

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 25
    Sunday February 2018

    Hip Hip Hooray!

    FUNharmonics family concert

    12:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    Come and celebrate the 30th birthday of the LPO's Education and Community programme with us!
  • 27
    Tuesday February 2018

    RCM Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky's Journey

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London

    From £10.00
    Singers from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory join Martyn Brabbins conducting the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra for Renard and Mavra, based on a poem by Pushkin, which tell nostalgic stories from Stravinsky's homeland in Russia.
  • 28
    Wednesday February 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Vasily Petrenko

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Join Vasily Petrenko as he explores Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, answers your questions and reveals where Stravinsky sits in his top five picks.
  • 28
    Wednesday February 2018

    Joy and sorrow

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Experience the contrast of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 – compelling music of sorrow and farce – with Tchaikovsky’s sunny Violin Concerto, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.
  • 03
    Saturday March 2018

    Diana Damrau sings Strauss

    Strauss's Four Last Songs

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    Regular collaborators Diana Damrau and Sir Antonio Pappano join forces in a performance of Strauss’s beautiful Four Last Songs, before Pappano continues to conduct Brahms’s unashamedly romantic Symphony No. 2.
  • 04
    Sunday March 2018

    Eastbourne residency: Borodin and Schubert

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 08
    Thursday March 2018

    Auditorium Giovanni Agnelli, Torino

    The LPO on tour in Turin

    8:30 PM, Auditorium Giovanni Agnelli, Torino

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Sibelius and Stravinsky
  • 09
    Friday March 2018

    LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

    The LPO on tour in Lugano

    8:30 PM, LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Sibelius and Stravinsky
  • 13
    Tuesday March 2018

    Tonhalle Düsseldorf

    The LPO on tour in Düsseldorf

    8:00 PM, Tonhalle , Düsseldorf

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky
  • 14
    Wednesday March 2018

    ElbPhilharmonie Hamburg

    The LPO on tour in Hamburg

    8:00 PM, ElbPhilharmonie , Hamburg

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev
  • 15
    Thursday March 2018

    Alte Oper Frankfurt

    The LPO on tour in Frankfurt

    8:00 PM, Alte Oper , Frankfurt

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev
  • 16
    Friday March 2018

    Gasteig Munich

    The LPO on tour in Munich

    8:00 PM, Gasteig , Munich

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky
  • 17
    Saturday March 2018

    Trifonov plays Tchaikovsky

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00

    Pianist of the moment Daniil Trifonov performs Tchaikovsky’s hugely popular First Piano Concerto before Vladimir Jurowski conducts Stravinsky’s The Fairy’s Kiss, a wonderful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s music that fuses the spirits of the two composers.

  • 21
    Wednesday March 2018

    Stravinsky meets the classics

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Andrès Orozco-Estrada conducts Stravinsky’s elegant ballet Apollon musagète alongside Schubert’s witty Third Symphony and Weber’s showstopping work for piano and orchestra.
  • 24
    Saturday March 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Thierry Fischer

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SW1 8XX

    Join Thierry Fischer as he explores tonight's Stravinsky works, answers your questions and reveals his top five picks. 
  • 24
    Saturday March 2018

    Symphony of Psalms

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Patricia Kopatchinskaja returns to prove that Stravinsky’s ‘unplayable’ Violin Concerto is possible in this concert which also features the London Philharmonic Choir performing Stravinsky’s choral music alongside Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.
  • 08
    Sunday April 2018

    Eastbourne residency: From Venice to America

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 11
    Wednesday April 2018

    Free pre-concert event: LPO Soundworks

    Music and dance inspired by Stravinsky's Perséphone

    6:00 PM, Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Join the LPO Soundworks music ensemble and Rambert’s Generation 2 dance group for a special performance inspired by Perséphone, ahead of the LPO’s performance of Stravinsky’s work later in the evening.
  • 11
    Wednesday April 2018

    Perséphone

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Thomas Adès conducts Stravinsky’s astonishingly fresh and distinctive re-telling of the myth of Perséphone, as well as a new orchestral suite drawn from his own opera Powder her Face.

  • 13
    Friday April 2018

    Brilliance and longing

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear the world-premiere of The Revenant composer Bryce Dessner’s Concerto for Two Pianos performed by the Labèque sisters before Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3.
  • 14
    Saturday April 2018

    Brighton residency: Rachmaninoff's Hollywood

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 18
    Wednesday April 2018

    Free pre-concert performance: Dumbarton Oaks

    LPO Foyle Future Firsts

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Conductor Tim Murray leads the Foyle Future Firsts and members of the LPO in a performance of Stravinsky's concerto for chamber orchestra 'Dumbarton Oaks' alongside rarely heard works by Kagel and Berio written to mark the Russian composer's death.
  • 18
    Wednesday April 2018

    Bold and new

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear the bold, provocative music that Stravinsky wrote in post-war California alongside works by Prokofiev and a rare outing for Debussy’s gorgeous Fantasie with pianist Leif Ove Andsnes.
  • 21
    Saturday April 2018

    Ode to Beethoven

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Gil Shaham performs Beethoven’s brilliant Violin Concerto to end an evening of remembrance from Stravinsky, Hillborg and Falik conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.
  • 25
    Wednesday April 2018

    Rachmaninoff and Mahler

    Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 5

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear two of the most powerful works in the world in this performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.
  • 27
    Friday April 2018

    Free pre-concert performance: LPO Junior Artists

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    This year’s talented LPO Junior Artists perform alongside their LPO mentors and Junior Artist alumni.
  • 27
    Friday April 2018

    Dvořák's Symphony No. 8

    Plus Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Enjoy the contrasts of Dvořák’s happiest symphony – his Symphony No. 8 – with Prokofiev’s steely Piano Concerto No. 2, written on the brink of revolution in Russia, both conducted by Thomas Søndergård.
  • 28
    Saturday April 2018

    Verdi: Requiem

    with Dame Sarah Connolly

    7:00 PM, Nottingham, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

    From £10.00

    Verdi Requiem

    Elizabeth Llewellyn soprano
    Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo soprano
    Gwyn Hughes Jones tenor
    Wojtek Gierlach bass
    Matthew Hopkins conductor
    Nottingham Trent University Choir
    London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 01
    Tuesday May 2018

    Anne Sophie Mutter plays Penderecki

    at Bridgewater Hall

    7:30 PM, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

    From £17.00

    Berlioz Le Carnaval Romain 
    Krzysztof Penderecki Violin Concerto No. 2 (Metamorphosen)*
    Prokofiev Symphony No. 5

    Anne Sophie Mutter violin 
    Łukasz Borowicz conductor
    London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 02
    Wednesday May 2018

    Mutter plays Penderecki

    Plus Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear Anne-Sophie Mutter perform Penderecki’s impassioned Violin Concerto No. 2, written especially for her, and conducted by Łukasz Borowicz who has worked closely with Penderecki himself.
  • 19
    Saturday May 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.
  • 20
    Sunday May 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    3:20 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 21
    Monday May 2018

    Rachmaninoff and Mahler

    At Norfolk and Norwich Festival

    7:30 PM, St Andrew's Hall, Norwich

    From £10.00
  • 23
    Wednesday May 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.
  • 24
    Thursday May 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 26
    Saturday May 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 27
    Sunday May 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    3:20 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 30
    Wednesday May 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 31
    Thursday May 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 02
    Saturday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 03
    Sunday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 06
    Wednesday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 08
    Friday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 09
    Saturday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 10
    Sunday June 2018

    Petrushka

    FUNharmonics family concert

    12:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    Watch one of Stravinsky's most famous ballet scores come to life with specially-commissioned animations and glorious music from the LPO!
  • 12
    Tuesday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 14
    Thursday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 16
    Saturday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 17
    Sunday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 19
    Tuesday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 21
    Thursday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 22
    Friday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 24
    Sunday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 26
    Tuesday June 2018

    R Strauss: Der Rosenkavelier

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A timeless production of Strauss’s operatic masterpiece.

    Moving through history in a sequence of striking sets, Richard Jones’s colourful production returns with an exciting new cast.
  • 28
    Thursday June 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 30
    Saturday June 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 01
    Sunday July 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 04
    Wednesday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 05
    Thursday July 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 07
    Saturday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 08
    Sunday July 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 09
    Monday July 2018

    LPO Debut Sounds: Common Language

    A thousand years of music inspired by Gregorian chant

    7:30 PM, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

    From £5.00

    The London Philharmonic Orchestra brings together some of the UK’s most talented young musicians and composers for an evening exploring the common thread of Gregorian chant through a thousand years of music.

  • 11
    Wednesday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 12
    Thursday July 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 17
    Tuesday July 2018

    BBC Proms: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival Opera at the BBC Proms

    6:30 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £14.00
    The LPO and Glyndebourne Festival Opera perform Debussy's masterpiece Pelléas et Mélisande with a star cast conducted by Robin Ticciati.
  • 18
    Wednesday July 2018

    Puccini: Madama Butterfly

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s tragic romance.

    Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

  • 21
    Saturday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 23
    Monday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 26
    Thursday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 29
    Sunday July 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    3:45 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 01
    Wednesday August 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 04
    Saturday August 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 05
    Sunday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 06
    Monday August 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 07
    Tuesday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 08
    Wednesday August 2018

    Canary Wharf: free outdoor performance

    7:00 PM, Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London

    Join the LPO for a free outdoor performance this summer at Canary Wharf's Canada Square. On the programme are Beethoven's mighty 'Eroica' Symphony and Coriolan Overture and Hummel's Trumpet Concerto.
  • 09
    Thursday August 2018

    Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:05 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A mysterious woman, a forbidden love, a family torn apart.

    Stefan Herheim, one of Europe’s most exciting directors, makes his company debut with Glyndebourne’s first new production of Pelléas in nearly 20 years.
  • 10
    Friday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 12
    Sunday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 14
    Tuesday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 17
    Friday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists

  • 22
    Wednesday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.
  • 24
    Friday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    5:10 PM, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 26
    Sunday August 2018

    Barber: Vanessa

    Glyndebourne Festival 2018

    4:35 PM, Glyndebourne Festival , Glyndebourne

    A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

  • 30
    Thursday August 2018

    BBC Proms: Verdi Requiem

    7:30 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £14.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir return to the BBC Proms with Principal Guest Conuctor Andrés Orozco Estrada, Lise Davidsen, Karen Cargill, Dmytro Popov and Tomasz Konieczny to perform Verdi's Requiem.
  • 03
    Monday September 2018

    Belmond Villa Sant' Andrea, Sicily

    6:00 PM, Belmond Villa Sant' Andrea, Taormina Mare, Sicily

    A programme of chamber music performed by soloists from the LPO
  • 04
    Tuesday September 2018

    Belmond Grand Timeo, Sicily

    6:00 PM, Belmond Grand Timeo, Taormina, Sicily

    A programme of chamber music performed by soloists from the LPO
  • 14
    Friday September 2018

    Lucerne Summer Festival

    Conducted by Marin Alsop

    7:30 PM, Concert Hall, Lucerne

    Marin Alsop conducts works by Elgar and Mahler.
  • 20
    Thursday September 2018

    Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Brazil

    5:00 PM, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguassu Falls

    A programme of chamber music performed by soloists from the LPO
  • 23
    Sunday September 2018

    Eastbourne Residency: The World in Miniature

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00

    Rachmaninoff Trio Elegiac No. 1 in G minor
    Brahms Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op.101
    Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major

    Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 06
    Saturday October 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Beethoven & Stravinsky

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Beethoven and Stravinsky were both musical pioneers during their lifetimes. Music writer Philip Clark and Tim Rutherford-Johnson, author of Music After The Fall, compare and contrast these two hugely influential personalities.

    *Please note a change of speaker from previously advertised.

  • 14
    Sunday October 2018

    OAE TOTS: FUNharmonics

    Workshops for under 5s

    10:15 AM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £8.00
    On every FUNharmonics day, our youngest audience members join the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for its OAE TOTS workshops. These offer a magical, interactive introduction to music-making for children between two and five, sitting up-close to orchestral musicians and taking part with their parents and carers.
  • 16
    Tuesday October 2018

    St David's Hall, Cardiff

    LPO and Alondra de la Parra

    7:30 PM, St David's Hall, Cardiff

    From £10.00
    Alondra de la Parra conducts works by Glinka and Tchaikovsky. Benjamin Grosvenor performs Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2.
  • 17
    Wednesday October 2018

    The Anvil, Basingstoke

    LPO with Alondra de la Parra

    7:45 PM, The Anvil, Basingstoke

    From £11.00
    Benjamin Grosvenor performs Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto; Alondra de la Parra conducts
  • 19
    Friday October 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Alondra de la Parra

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Join Alondra de la Parra as she discusses her career to date and her approach to the music of Glinka, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky.
  • 20
    Saturday October 2018

    Brighton residency: Moscow Nights

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00

    Glinka Overture, Ruslan and Ludmilla
    Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

    Alondra de la Parra conductor; Benjamin Grosvenor piano; London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 03
    Saturday November 2018

    Free pre-concert event: The Rake's Progress

    5:45 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    As part of Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey, we showcase one of the masterpieces of the 20th-century operatic repertoire. Vladimir Jurowski discusses The Rake’s Progress with Gerard McBurney.
  • 07
    Wednesday November 2018

    Free pre-concert performance: Foyle Future Firsts

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    In their first performance of the year, our new cohort of Foyle Futures Firsts present a chamber programme with music from Hans Krása, Gideon Klein and Viktor Ullmann.
  • 10
    Saturday November 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Magnus Lindberg

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Join Magnus Lindberg as he discusses his new work for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, continuing the musical tradition of reflection and remembrance.
  • 11
    Sunday November 2018

    Eastbourne residency: Heaven and Earth

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00

    Dvořák Serenade in D minor, Op.44
    Mozart Wind Serenade No. 10 (Gran Partita)

    Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 24
    Saturday November 2018

    Brighton residency: The Lark Ascending

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00

    Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
    Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
    Vaughan  Williams The Lark Ascending
    Beethoven Symphony No. 4

    Graham Ross conductor; Carolin Widmann violin; London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 02
    Sunday December 2018

    Eastbourne residency: A Celebration of Christmas

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00

    Gabrieli O Magnum Mysterium
    Byrd O Magnum Mysterium
    Praetorius
     In dulci jubilo
    Cornelius The Three Kings
    Scheidt Battle Suite
    Schütz Also hatt Gott die Welt geliebt
    Schütz Hodie Christus Natus Est
    Mathias Sir Christemas
    Trad arr. Wood Ding Dong! Merrily on High
    Niles arr. Harvey I Wonder as I Wander
    Trad arr. Carter Lord of the Dance
    Iveson A selection from Christmas Crackers
    Trad arr. Rutter Shepherd's Pipe Carol
    Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium
    Trad arr. Rutter The Twelve Days of Christmas

    Neville Creed conductor; London Philharmonic Choir; Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 10
    Monday December 2018

    Gasteig, Munich

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrintgon

    8:00 PM, Gasteig, Munich

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts music by Brahms and Beethoven
  • 11
    Tuesday December 2018

    Philharmonie, Essen

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:00 PM, Philharmonie, Essen

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts works by Beethoven and Saint-Saëns
  • 12
    Wednesday December 2018

    Philharmonie, Cologne

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:00 PM, Philharmonie, Cologne

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts music by Beethoven and Saint-Saëns
  • 13
    Thursday December 2018

    Megaron Concert Hall, Athens

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:30 PM, Megaron Concert Hall, Athens

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts music by Beethoven and Saint-Saëns
  • 28
    Friday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    7:00 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker
  • 29
    Saturday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    2:00 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker.
  • 29
    Saturday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    7:00 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker.
  • 30
    Sunday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    1:00 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker.
  • 30
    Sunday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    5:30 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker.
  • 31
    Monday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    12:00 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker.
  • 31
    Monday December 2018

    The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

    With Birmingham Royal Ballet

    4:00 PM, Royal Albert Hall, London

    From £35.00
    The London Philharmonic Orchestra joins the Birmingham Royal Ballet for Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker.
  • 06
    Sunday January 2019

    Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:15 PM, Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts works by Beethoven
  • 07
    Monday January 2019

    De Oosterpoort, Groningen

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:15 PM, De Oosterpoort, Groningen

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts music by Beethoven
  • 09
    Wednesday January 2019

    Theater Heerlen

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:00 PM, Theater Heerlen, Heerlen

  • 10
    Thursday January 2019

    Concertgebouw, Bruges

    LPO and Sir Roger Norrington

    8:00 PM, Concertgebouw, Bruges

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts works by Beethoven
  • 12
    Saturday January 2019

    Brighton residency: Passion and Poetry

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00

    Beethoven Coriolan Overture
    Brahms Violin Concerto
    Dvořák Symphony no. 9 (From the New World)

    Jamie Phillips conductor; Alexander Sitkovetsky violin; London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 16
    Wednesday January 2019

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Marin Alsop

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Join Marin Alsop as she explores the music of tonight's composers and shares her thoughts on the exciting future of classical music.
  • 10
    Sunday February 2019

    Eastbourne residency: The Music of Friends

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00

    Mozart Oboe Quartet
    Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18 No.1
    Brahms Clarinet Quintet

    Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 15
    Friday February 2019

    Auditorio de Zaragoza, Zaragoza

    LPO and Juanjo Mena

    8:00 PM, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Zaragoza

    Juanjo Mena conducts works by Mozart and Beethoven
  • 16
    Saturday February 2019

    Palau de la Musica, Barcelona

    LPO and Juanjo Mena

    8:00 PM, Palau de la Musica, Barcelona

    Juanjo Mena conducts works by Sor, Beethoven and Mozart
  • 17
    Sunday February 2019

    Palau de la Musica, Valencia

    LPO and Juanjo Mena

    7:30 PM, Palau de la Musica, Valencia

    Juanjo Mena conducts works by Beethoven and Mozart
  • 18
    Monday February 2019

    Auditorio de la Diputacion de Alicante

    LPO and Juanjo Mena

    8:00 PM, Auditoria de la Diputacion de Alicante, Alicante

    Juanjo Mena conducts works by Mozart and Beethoven
  • 19
    Tuesday February 2019

    Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Javier Perianes plays Beethoven Piano Concertos

    7:30 PM, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Javier Perianes performs Beethoven's Piano Concertos
  • 20
    Wednesday February 2019

    Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Javier Perianes perform Beethoven Piano Concertos

    7:30 PM, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Javier Perianes performs Beethoven's Piano Concertos
  • 02
    Saturday March 2019

    Free pre-concert event: Haydn's The Seasons

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Music historian and founder of period music chamber ensemble Café Mozart Dr Derek McCulloch takes a look at Haydn’s love affair with England which would not only leave a mark on the musical life of this country, but also on the composer himself.
  • 24
    Sunday March 2019

    Eastbourne residency: Elegy and Triumph

    3:00 PM, Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £13.00

    Glinka Overture, Ruslan and Ludmilla
    Elgar Cello Concerto
    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

    Darrell Ang conductor; Kian Soltani cello; London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 27
    Wednesday March 2019

    Free pre-concert event: Walton's Symphony No. 1

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    Dr Kate Kennedy explores Walton's arrival on the symphonic stage with this First Symphony, joining the likes of Elgar and Vaughan Williams in this prolific period for English symphonists.
  • 30
    Saturday March 2019

    OAE TOTS - Voice Box

    Workshops for under 5s

    10:15 AM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £8.00
    On every FUNharmonics day, our youngest audience members join the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for its OAE TOTS workshops. These offer a magical, interactive introduction to music-making for children between two and five, sitting up-close to orchestral musicians and taking part with their parents and carers.
  • 05
    Friday April 2019

    Free pre-concert performance: Foyle Future Firsts

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    The Foyle Future Firsts give a programme of music marking the musical life of Oliver Knussen, as part of our celebration of British music Isle of Noises.
  • 06
    Saturday April 2019

    Brighton residency: Legends of the North

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00

    Bax Tintagel
    Grieg Piano Concerto
    Sibelius Suite, Belshazzar’s Feast
    Sibelius Symphony No. 5

    Osmo Vänskä conductor; Jan Lisiecki piano; London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 07
    Sunday April 2019

    Eastbourne residency: Legends of the North

    3:00 PM, Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £13.00

    Bax Tintagel
    Grieg Piano Concerto
    Sibelius Belshazzar’s Feast Suite, Op. 51
    Sibelius Symphony No. 5

    Osmo Vänskä conductor; Jan Lisiecki piano; London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 10
    Wednesday April 2019

    Free pre-concert performance: LPO Soundworks

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    LPO Soundworks is a platform for teenage composers to collaborate with young people from other artforms and learn from industry specialists. This year's Soundworks performance is the culmination of a week of exciting creative collaboration, and promises to challenge and entertain!
  • 14
    Sunday April 2019

    Lincoln Center New York

    Debussy and Ravel

    3:00 PM, Lincoln Center, New York

    Edward Gardner conducts Debussy and Ravel
  • 15
    Monday April 2019

    Lincoln Center New York

    Beethoven, Sibelius and Mahler

    8:00 PM, Lincoln Center, New York

    Edward Gardner conducts music by Beethoven, Sibelius and Mahler
  • 27
    Saturday April 2019

    Free pre-concert performance: LPO Junior Artists

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    This year's LPO Junior Artists - members of our annual scheme for high-level teenage instrumentalists from under-represented backgrounds - perform British music alongside LPO members and Junior Artist alumni. Join us to celebrate the diversity and talent of the future generation of orchestral musicians.