Violin Concertos

Violin Concertos

Part of the 2019/20 season at Royal Festival Hall

Hear some of the world's finest violinists, both well-established and breaking onto the scene, perform with the London Philharmonic Orchestra this season. Hear concertos performed by Nicola Benedetti, Ray Chen, James Ehnes, Julia Fischer, Daniel Hope, Leila Josefowicz and Anthony Marwood

Britten’s Violin Concerto | 27 September 2019

Julia Fischer performs Britten’s Violin Concerto – one of Britain’s most powerful 20th-century masterpieces.

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Elgar’s Violin Concerto | 2 October 2019

Nicola Benedetti performs Elgar’s Violin Concerto – the ultimate proof of the profoundly romantic heart behind Elgar’s veneer of Edwardian reserve.

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Walton’s Violin Concerto | 9 October 2019

Hear the art Deco glitter of Walton’s Violin Concerto with James Ehnes, alongside Bartok’s fiery Dance Suite.

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Thomas Adès’s Violin Concerto | 7 December 2019

Violinist Anthony Marwood unlocks the fascinating puzzles of Thomas Adès’s fascinating violin concerto Concentric Paths: a contemporary classic overflowing with ingenuity and enchantment.

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Knussen’s Violin Concerto | 19 February 2020

Vasily Petrenko brings his unrivalled sense of colour and momentum to Leila Josefowicz’s performance of Oliver Knussen’s 2002 Violin Concerto, described by its (much-missed) composer as ‘a tightrope walker progressing along a (decidedly unstable) high wire’.

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Spohr’s Violin Concerto | 26 February 2020

Virtuoso violinist Louis Spohr’s Concerto comes from a new world of musical possibilities. Hear it performed by the mesmerising Sergej Krylov.

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Beethoven’s Triple Concerto | 11 March 2020

‘Super-trio’ Anne-Sophie Mutter, Khatia Buniatishvili and Pablo Ferrandez join forces in Beethoven’s triple concerto

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Philip Glass’s Double Concerto | 22 April 2020

Philip Glass’s brilliant, balletic Double Concerto performed by violinist Daniel Hope and cellist Alban Gerhardt.

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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.
Book 8-10 concerts and receive a 20% discount on ticket prices.

Discount automatically applied during booking.