Relaxed Performances

Free relaxed concerts at LSO St Luke's

Join us for a free, 45-minute informal concert at LSO St Luke’s from 12.30-1.15pm.

LSO musicians perform chamber music in the beautiful surroundings of LSO St Luke’s on Old Street. The concerts are informal and are presented by Rachel Leach, and there is a chance to ask questions at the end of the concert.

These performances are particularly suitable for individuals or groups who feel more comfortable attending concerts in a relaxed environment. Everyone is welcome including people with autism, sensory and communication impairments and learning disabilities. Suitable for over-5s.

Forthcoming concerts

We are delighted to return to LSO St Luke's this Summer with a Relaxed Performance that will have a socially distanced audience and also be streamed live for free on the LSO's YouTube channel.

Details for booking free tickets will be announced on the link below:

Friday 11 June 2021

Concert: free
Tickets will not be available on the door and must be booked in advance.
Booking opens on Friday 28 May, 10am
Suitable for over-5s

Here is what you can expect if you are part of the audience in Jerwood Hall or watching online:

  • A relaxed attitude to noise during the concert – you are welcome to clap and make as much sound as you want!
  • An adapted BSL interpretation which will include more visual and gestural elements.
  • Live captions provided by StageText (if watching online)
  • Accessible digital programme notes to download in advance or on the day.
  • Friendly staff on hand to help welcome you
  • Doors to the performance space remain open throughout, so you can leave and re-enter at any point
  • A Mobiloo on site, the world's first attended mobile toilet service with a hoist and changing bench. If you would like to make use of this, please bring along your sling

Watch on YouTube

Next concert

Friday 11 June 12.30pm

Past concerts

Friday 26 February 2021

Friday 20 November 2020

LSO Create Open Rehearsals

While the Barbican Hall remains closed to audiences, the programme of LSO Create Open Rehearsals is paused. We will update the website as soon as we are able to invite audiences to our rehearsals again. 

LSO Create is generously supported by The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust, Anthony and Elizabeth Mellows Charitable Settlement, Rothenberg Charitable Foundation, The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers and the De Laszlo Foundation.


Rachel Leach presenting a Friday lunchtime concert