We offer 24 hour real-time secure online booking with a transaction fee of £3.
Online bookings can be processed right up to the start of each performance, subject to availability.
Tickets booked fewer than five working days before the date of the concert will be available for collection at the Southbank Centre ticket office from 6.00pm on the day of the performance.
Please note that we are unable to take payment by Amex.
- Premium seats: we have selected the very best seats in the front stalls to be sold at premium price to ensure you the finest acoustic and view.
- Ways to save: If you are booking three or more concerts you can benefit from our multi-buy series discount on full price tickets. Savings will automatically be applied at checkout for eligible concerts. Find out how to benefit from our series discounts, group bookings and NOISE schemes for students and 18-26 year olds.
- Age guidance: Evening concerts are suitable for children aged seven and over unless otherwise stated. Visit our Families page to find out more about our FUNharmonics concerts for younger children.
- Ticket prices vary: see the individual concert pages for ticket price information. We reserve the right to adjust ticket prices and allocations according to demand.
- Limited Concessions: 50% off all ticket prices for full-time students, benefit recipients (Jobseeker's Allowance, Income Support or Pension Credit) and under-18s (maximum 4 per transaction. Not applicable to Family Concerts). Limited availability; appropriate ID will be checked on admission.
- Access: Visitors with a disability can join Southbank Centre's free Access Scheme. You may be eligible for tickets at concessionary prices and to bring a companion who can assist you during your visit. Visit the Southbank Centre website to find out more.
- Seating plan: views of the stage from different areas of the Royal Festival Hall.
- The right is reserved to substitute artists and vary programmes as necessary.
London Philharmonic Orchestra ticket office
020 7840 4242
Mon–Fri 10am–5pm (£3.50 transaction fee)
Southbank Centre ticket office
020 3879 9555
Daily 10am–6pm. (£3.50 transaction fee)
All ticketing staff at Southbank Centre can take typetalk calls.
You can book tickets for our concerts in person at Southbank Centre's ticket office (no transaction fee).
Isle of Noises
Bartók Dance Suite
Walton Violin Concerto
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 (The Inextinguishable)
Edward Gardner conductor
James Ehnes violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra
‘The struggle, the wrestling, the generation and the wasting away go on today as yesterday, tomorrow as today, and everything returns. Music is life, and like it, inextinguishable.’ While the Great War ravaged Europe, Carl Nielsen responded with a Fourth Symphony whose thundering drums represent a struggle for the future of life itself. Béla Bartók, meanwhile, went back to the soil: you can practically taste the earth (and the paprika) in his fiery Dance Suite. It’s a long way from the Art Deco glitter of Walton’s Violin Concerto – but as Edward Gardner and James Ehnes know, it’s all driven by the same irresistible life-force.
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