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Royal Festival Hall 2015/16

  • Please note that a transaction fee of £1.75 will be added to each order made online.
  • Tickets booked fewer than five working days before the date of the concert will be available for collection at the ticket office from 6.30pm on the day of the performance.
  • Concessions: 50% off all ticket prices for full-time students, benefit recipients (Jobseeker's Allowance, Income Support or Pension Credit) and under-16s (maximum 4 per transaction. Not applicable to Family Concerts) only. Limited availability; appropriate cards will be checked on admission.
  • Please note that we are unable to take payment by Amex.

Premium seats £65
The very best seats in the stalls, ensuring you the finest acoustic and view, are available as Premium seats.

Book more, pay less

Book 3-4 concerts and receive a 10% discount
Book 5-7 concerts and receive a 15% discount
Book 8-10 concerts and receive a 20% discount
Book 11-14 concerts and receive a 25% discount
Book 15 or more concerts and receive a 30% discount

Series discounts are automatically calculated online.  Series discounts are available on full price tickets only.

Only nine tickets per concert can be bought online. Bookings of ten or more seats for the same concert are eligible for the group booking discount of 20%. Please call the London Philharmonic Orchestra Group Booking Line on 020 7840 4205 for further details.

Offline booking

London Philharmonic Orchestra ticket office: 020 7840 4242
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. £2.75 transaction fee

Southbank Centre ticket office: 0844 847 9920
Daily 9.30am-8pm. £2.75 transaction fee. All ticketing staff at Southbank Centre can take typetalk calls.
In person at Southbank Centre: no transaction fee.

Minimum age

7.30pm concerts are not recommended for children of five years and under, and Southbank Centre staff reserve the right to refuse entry to young children for these events. We recommend our FUNharmonics concerts for children.

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Nézet-Séguin conducts Rachmaninoff

Including Rachmaninoff’s famous Symphony No. 2

7:30 PM, ​ Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

JTI Friday Series

Gershwin Piano Concerto in F
Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra

In 1906 Rachmaninoff and his family left a politically turbulent Russia behind and escaped to Dresden. Here the composer relaxed, attended concerts and experienced one of the most productive periods of his life. Among its first fruits was his Second Symphony, a work that unlocked a new emotional power within the composer and saw him master both the orchestra and the symphonic form with flowing themes, vital rhythms and sumptuous textures. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts it here after a piece by Gershwin pulsating with the vibrance and energy of his New York home: the toe-tapping, dance-infested Piano Concerto with one of its finest exponents, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, at the piano.

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