Choral and vocal music
2018/19 concert season at Royal Festival Hall
Enjoy world-class singers performing choral and vocal music, as well as opera in concert. This season at Royal Festival Hall we present choral classics including Carmina Burana and Haydn's The Seasons, vocal showcases including Canteloube's Songs of the Auvergne and opera including Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress and Puccini's Le Villi.
Saturday 13 October
Hear Carl Orff's choral showstopper Carmina Burana with a cast including Simon Keenlyside.
Songs of the Auvergne
Wednesday 24 October
Anna Caterina Antonacci sings a selection from Canteloube's romantic Songs of the Auvergne.
Little Solemn Mass
Saturday 27 October
Rossini's Little Solemn Mass is filled with cheerful rhythms, brilliant operatic solos and irresistible tunes.
The Rake's Progress
Saturday 3 November
Vladimir Jurowski conducts a stellar cast in a performance of Stravinsky's outrageous opera.
The Eternal Flame
Saturday 10 November
We mark the centenary of the end of WW1 with a performance of choral works by Stravinsky and Janáček.
Wednesday 21 November
Ermonela Jaho joins the LPO for a rare performance of Puccini's first opera, in association with Opera Rara.
Saturday 18 December
50 years after its premiere, The Swingles join the LPO for a performance of Berio's psychedelic Sinfonia.
Sunday 27 January
Vladimir Jurowski continues his Ring Cycle with Wagner's Die Walküre.
Dido and Aeneas
Wednesday 30 January
Sir Roger Norrington conducts a performance of Purcell's tragic opera.
Saturday 2 March
Vladimir Jurowski conducts Haydn's final masterpiece: The Seasons.
Juan Diego Flórez
Friday 29 March
Enjoy a gala evening of popular tenor arias from composers including Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti and more.