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Find us at home in London at the Barbican and LSO St Luke’s, on tour internationally, and online.
Politics of the Imagination: Anselm McDonnell
LSO Discovery Jerwood Composer+ Showcase
Saturday 9 March 2024 • 7pm
LSO Jerwood Composer+ Anselm McDonnell curates a programme of rhythmic compositions showcasing influences from dubstep to Balkan rhythms, interspersed with performances from rappers on Birmingham’s hip-hop scene.
Beethoven and Unsuk Chin
LSO Artist Portrait: Bertrand Chamayou
Thursday 14 March 2024 • 7pm
A concert brimming with flare: Beethoven's Symphony No 2 and Symphony No 8 with François-Xavier Roth, and Unsuk Chin's Piano Concerto.
Free Friday Lunchtime Concert: Soundhub
Friday 15 March 2024 • 12.30pm
A bite-size, informal concert, celebrating new music from our Soundhub composers. Featuring friendly introductions to guide you through the music from our presenter Rachel Leach plus an open Q&A session.
LSO Discovery Family Concert: Heroes, Outlaws & Villains
Recommended for children aged 7+ and their families
Sunday 17 March 2024 • 2.30pm
Explore Aaron Copland’s Wild West-inspired Billy the Kid alongside other musical rogues and scoundrels.
A New Lease of Life – Mahler’s Fifth Symphony
Searching. Heartfelt. Profound.
Sunday 24 March 2024 • 7pm
A solitary trumpet sounds: and so we enter Jörg Widmann’s heavenly maze – Towards Paradise, with soloist Håkan Hardenberger – and Mahler’s profoundly expressive Fifth Symphony, conducted by Daniel Harding.
LSO Panufnik Composers Workshops
Thursday 4 April 2024 • 10am
In these free public workshops, witness a pivotal point in the process of writing a new three-minute orchestral piece, as the LSO play works by the latest cohort of Panufnik composers.