LPO Showcase

Free pre-concert performances throughout the season

This season we share with you the bright talent of tomorrow through our LPO Showcase series of inspiring free concerts at Southbank Centre.
All are welcome to join us for a variety of performances featuring musicians nurtured through our Education and Community programmes – Foyle Future Firsts, LPO Junior Artists and LPO Soundworks – as well as student ensembles from the Royal College of Music.

Wednesday 23 October 2019 - RCM Performance | 6.15pm
Royal Festival Hall
Student musicians from the Royal College of Music showcase their talent with a performance of chamber works by Thomas Adès. 

Saturday 7 December 2019 | 6.00pm
Royal Festival Hall
The LPO’s Foyle Future Firsts Development Programme bridges the transition between college and the professional platform for up to 16 outstanding young musicians. Meet this season’s new cohort in a lively programme of British music.

Wednesday 26 February 2020 | 6.00pm
Royal Festival Hall
As part of 2020 Vision, the Foyle Future Firsts present 21st-century chamber repertoire alongside works by earlier composers, under the baton of Osmo Vänskä.

Wednesday 8 April 2020 | 6.00pm
The Clore Ballroom
LPO Soundworks offers teenage composers the opportunity to collaborate with young people from different disciplines, within London and with regional partners. Following an intensive week of workshops, the creative members of our LPO Soundworks ensemble perform their own music, alongside other young artists.

Saturday 25 April 2020 | 6.00pm
Royal Festival Hall
Now running for its fourth year, our LPO Junior Artists programme supports exceptionally talented young instrumentalists from under-represented backgrounds to develop their musicianship and gain an insight into the orchestral profession. Hear them perform tonight alongside Junior Artists alumni and their LPO mentors.