New music, new ideas

Breakthrough contemporary music, world premieres, workshops and more. Emerging and established composers breaking the mould. Featuring music by Kaija Saariaho, James Hoyle, Elizabeth Ogonek, Alex Ho and Keting Sun. 


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Soundhub Showcase: Phase II
After a sell-out Phase I showcase, LSO Soundhub composers Alex Ho and Keting Sun return with new music written for LSO musicians, plus varied works by LSO Soundhub Associates.
> Saturday 15 February


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James Hoyle and Elizabeth Ogonek
A world premiere by Hoyle and Ogonek's vision of dawn, all conducted by Elim Chan alongside Rachmaninov and Ravel.
> Thursday 27 February


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Kaija Saariaho's Laterna Magica
Inspired by filmography, Laterna Magica creates feelings and imagery that move from one to the next, before the idea can be clasped – just like a dream.
> Thursday 12 March


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Panufnik Composers Workshop
Witness a pivotal point in the process of putting together a new orchestral piece as the LSO works with the latest cohort of Panufnik Composers
> Thursday 26 March


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The Diasporic Quartets / Jerwood Composer+ event
Composer and filmmaker Des Oliver curataes an evening of music and world premieres on the lived experiences of British-based composers from the African diaspora.
> Saturday 18 April


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Feral: Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding / Jerwood Composer+ event
Electro-acoustic music, text, film and premieres provoke an exploration of the complex relationship between humans and ecology, in a multimedia concert curated by Hollie Harding.
> Saturday 16 May