LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists

Free early-evening concerts

LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists are recitals by postgraduate musicians from the Guildhall School, some of whom are studying on the joint Orchestral Artistry course in association with the LSO.

The recitals take place at 6pm and 5.30pm on Sundays in the Barbican Hall before some LSO concerts, are free to attend and do not have to be booked in advance.

Full details of works and artists will be confirmed nearer to the date of the events.

Future recital dates


Thursday 14 November

Guildhall musicians perform a recital of Russian song ahead of the LSO’s performance of music by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.

Mussorgsky Where are you little star?

Prokofiev 5 poems of Anna Akhmatova (selection)
   Bravely forward        

Rachmaninov The Dream
   How long, My Friend
   The Harvest of Sorrow

Rimsky-Korsakov The Maiden and the Sun      

Tchaikovsky At the ball
   Don’t believe, my friend
   The stars looked tenderly upon us
   I greet you all, you forests
   None but the lonely heart                          

Holly Brown soprano
Kamil Bien tenor
Alexander Fritze bass
Achinoam Keiser piano


Thursday 12 December

Vaughan Williams Phantasy Quintet
Howells Rhapsodic Quintet for clarinet and string quartet

Portorius Quartet:
Nicole Petrus Barrakcs violin
Sophia Prodanova violin
Diogo Ramos viola
Nathan Giorgetti cello
Julia Raga Pascual clarinet
Kate De Campos viola




Thursday 9 January

Thursday 30 January

Thursday 12 March

Sunday 15 March

Thursday 19 March

Sunday 29 March

Sunday 26 April

Thursday 21 May

Thursday 28 May

Sunday 14 June 

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