Explore 20th and 21st-century music with the LPO this season
Part of the 2016/17 season at Royal Festival Hall
The LPO's 2016/17 features groundbreaking new music alongside contemporary classics from John Adams, Steve Reich and more. Hear the premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis's Flute Concerto, before the LPO Composer in Residence Magnus Lindberg showcases his Second Cello Concerto in the UK for the first time.
Hear well-loved contemporary favourites from at home and abroad, including John Adams's Harmonielehre and Dr Atomic Symphony and Gavin Bryars's Jesus' blood never failed me yet.
Giya Kancheli | 25 January
Mourned by the Wind
Martinů - Memorial to Lidice
Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 9
John Adams | 28 January
Rebel - Les élémens (Simphonie nouvelle)
Milhaud - La Création du monde
Aaron Jay Kernis | 11 February
Flute Concerto (UK premiere)
Philip Glass - The Light
Ives - The Unanswered Question
John Adams - Doctor Atomic Symphony
Krzysztof Penderecki | 4 March
St Luke Passion
Vladimir Jurowski - conductor; Omar Ebrahim - narrator; Elizabeth Atherton - soprano; Dietrich Henschel - baritone; Tomasz Konieczny - bass-baritone
Gavin Bryars & Steve Reich | 15 March
Gavin Bryars - The Sinking of the Titanic
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' blood never failed me yet
Steve Reich - Music for Eighteen Musicians
Magnus Lindberg | 22 March
Cello Concerto (UK premiere)
Bruckner - Symphony No. 9
Book more, pay less
Book 3–4 concerts and receive a 10% discount on ticket prices.
Book 5–7 concerts and receive a 15% discount on ticket prices.