2021/22 London Season

London Philharmonic Orchestra 2021/22 Concert Season

September 2021 - May 2022 at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall


 It gives us enormous pleasure to present our 2021/22 London season, as we finally welcome audiences back to our Southbank Centre home for a full season of live concerts.

Edward Gardner and Karina Canellakis conduct their first concerts as Principal Conductor and Principal Guest Conductor. Gardner opens the season with Tippett’s The Midsummer Marriage, and also conducts Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique and Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle. Canellakis conducts Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, and music by Scriabin, John Adams, Beethoven and Gershwin.

Vladimir Jurowski returns in his new role of Conductor Emeritus with programmes of Rachmaninoff, Bruckner, Shostakovich and Enescu, and our lineup of guest conductors includes Mark Elder, Marin Alsop, Klaus Mäkelä and Tan Dun. Soloists include Renée Fleming, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Stephen Hough, Mitsuko Uchida, Roderick Williams and Colin Currie. We welcome Julia Fischer this season for five concerts as Artist-in-Residence, performing all five of Mozart’s violin concertos, Elgar’s Violin Concerto with Vladimir Jurowski, and directing a chamber concert alongside LPO Principal players.

The health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is of the utmost importance to us, and for all of our future events, we will ensure that we have appropriate safety measures in place in accordance with government guidelines at the time.

Please note: we will be filming a selection of our 2021/22 season concerts at the Royal Festival Hall for future streaming on Marquee TV, during which certain sections of the audience may be captured in the background (we will not be shooting close ups of any audience members). By purchasing a ticket to any of these concerts you give the Orchestra permission to be captured on film for this purpose. Should you have any concerns, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.