Season Booking Information 2020/21

2020/21 season


Due to the continuing restrictions caused by Covid-19, the LSO’s planned concerts at the Barbican Centre,
as well as Discovery Days and Singing Days at LSO St Luke’s, are unavoidably cancelled until 14 December.
More information.

 

How to book

LSO Patrons Priority Booking 

From Monday 2 March 

For your personalised priority booking service, or to enquire about becoming a Patron, please phone Michael Tivey on 020 7382 2506 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LSO Friends Priority Booking 

Ambassador Friends 
From 1pm on Monday 2 March to Sunday 8 March 2020

All Friends 
(Benefactor, Associate, Supporter & Ambassador) 
From 10am on Wednesday 4 March to Sunday 8 March 2020

To activate priority booking: 
Join the LSO Friends
Exisiting LSO Friends should log in when prompted with your their address when booking events,

For any enquiries about becoming an LSO Friend please phone David Gandon on 020 7382 2563 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Public Booking

Online from Monday 16 March 2020

  • Secure online ticketing open 24 hours a day
  • Choose your exact seating location
  • Reduced booking fee per transaction: £3 (for transactions containing tickets for events at the Barbican Centre) or £0.60 (for transactions only containing tickets for events at LSO St Luke's). Booking fee includes the first class postage of your tickets if time permits.

By phone from Wednesday 18 March 2020: Call +44 20 7638 8891.

  • Booking fee per transaction: £4 (Barbican Centre) or £0.70 (LSO St Luke's). Booking fee includes the first class postage of your tickets if time permits.
  • Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.

In person from Wednesday 18 March 2020: At Advance Box Office, Barbican Centre Level G, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

  • No booking fee

Full Online Booking FAQs

Ticket prices

LSO Concerts

LSO Season concerts
£60 £48 £35 £24 £18 (£15/£10 Wildcards) + booking fees as below

Half Six Fix (28 Oct, 11 Nov, 27 Jan, 17 Feb, 17 Mar, 8 Apr, 26 May)
£35 £24 £18 (£15/£10 Wildcards) + booking fees as below

Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition Final (1 Mar)
£35 £24 £18 (£15/£10 Wildcards) + booking fees as below

Family Concerts (18 Oct, 14 Mar, 8 May)
LSO Discovery Showcase (20 May)
£16 £12 £10 adults, £5 under-18s + booking fees as below

Multibuy packages available on all of the above – see below

£15/£10 Wildcard tickets available on all evening LSO concerts 
(excluding the LSO Discovery Showcase)

Booking fee per transaction of £3 online or £4 by phone (no booking fees when booked in person)


Special Concerts

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (4 Jan)
£27 £22 £16 £10 (£5 under 25s) + booking fees as below

London Symphony Chorus (13 May)
£20 £15 + booking fees as below

Wildcards and Multibuys not available
4 Jan – booking fee per transaction of £3 online or £4 by phone (no booking fees when booked in person)
13 May – booking fee per transaction of £0.60p online or £0.70p by phone (no booking fees when booked in person)


LSO Discovery tickets

Free Friday Lunchtime Concerts
Free entry, no ticket required

Singing Days (27 Sep, 22 Nov, 21 Mar)
£22 (£17 concessions) + booking fees as below
Includes music hire

Discovery Days (13 Sep, 28 Feb, 13 Jun)
Full day: £22 (£17 concessions) + booking fees as below
6 Dec and afternoon only tickets: £16 (no concessions) + booking fees as below

Soundhub Showcases (13 Feb, 17 Jul)
£8 (£6 concessions) + booking fees as below

LSO Jerwood Composer+ (17 Oct, 31 Oct)
Details to be announced + booking fees as below

Storytelling for under-5s (14 Nov, 7 Mar & 11 Jul)
£7 adults, £5 children  + booking fees as below (phone booking only)

Panufnik Composers Workshop (8 Mar)
Free entry, phone booking essential

LSO East London Academy (21 Nov)
Details to be announced 

Wildcards and Multibuys not available
Booking fee per transaction of £0.60p online or £0.70p by phone (no booking fees when booked in person)


LSO St Luke's concerts

BBC Radio 3 Concerts
£15 (£13 concessions) + booking fee per transaction of £0.60p online or £0.70p by phone

No Wildcards
Multibuy available – see below

Ticket Discounts

Multibuy Concert Packages for LSO concerts at the Barbican

Available on LSO Season Concerts, Half Six Fix, Family Concerts & LSO Discovery Showcase

Save on your tickets by booking three or more concerts at the same time (when you buy the same number of tickets for each performance). 

There are two different types of multibuy to choose from, and if you book before 31 August 2020 you will automatically receive the same discount on any further top-up bookings you make.*

Explorer Collection Packages
20% discount for 3+ concerts 

Choose three or more concerts from one of our fixed Explorer Collections and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Save 20% on your tickets
  • Receive two free Wildcard tickets to a Half Six Fix concert of your choice or the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition Final (subject to availability)*
  • A 20% discount on BBC Radio 3 concerts*
  • A 20% discount of LSO Live recordings*

 Flexible Full Season Packages 

20% to 40% discount for 4+ concerts 

Make your choice from the full season and save:

  • Vivace Book 12 or more concerts and save 40% 
  • Allegro Book 8–11 concerts and save 30%
  • Moderato Book 4–7 concerts and save 20% 

Book at Vivace level, or include a 3+ Explorer package at Allegro or Moderato levels, and you'll also receive: 

  • Two free Wildcard tickets to a Half Six Fix concert of your choice or the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition Final (subject to availability)*
  • A 20% discount on BBC Radio 3 concerts*
  • A 20% discount of LSO Live recordings*

* Top-up and BBC Radio 3 Concert discount codes will automatically be applied at point of purchase, once your initial booking has been processed and you log in with the same details.
Free Wildcard tickets can be claimed online, once your initial booking has been processed and you log in with the same details. The first two Wildcard tickets added to your basket from the eligible dates will have the offer automatically applied. Tickets subject to availability.
LSO Live discount code will be sent following your initial booking.


Multibuy Discount for BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime & Rush-Hour Concerts

Book any four or more concerts for £10 each.

Concession tickets are not eligible for the multi-buy discount as discounts cannot be combined. All four concerts must be booked from the same season for the discount to apply.

 

Other discounts

Wildcard tickets
£10/£15 + booking fee per transaction of £3.
Guaranteed entry to the concert – however your seat will only be allocated on the day of the performance. You could be placed anywhere in the Hall, in seats worth at least £18. Book early for the best price - following an initial allocation Wildcards may rise in price from £10 to £15.

Online booking only, choose the Wildcard booking button.
Subject to availability. Max two per person per concert. Cannot guarentee that two tickets purchased at the same time will be seated together.
No additional multibuy discounts when booking Wildcard tickets for three or more concerts

Available on all LSO main season concerts. Excludes Family Concerts or the LSO Discovery Showcase. 

Young People
£5 for Under-18s at all concerts
£9 student tickets available on selected concerts via Student Pulse.
£10 tickets available to 14- to 25-year-olds via Young Barbican. 
Not eligible for multibuy discounts

Children
£5 for Under-18s at all concerts
Tickets are required for each child attending a performance. Children under 5 are not permitted to enter the Barbican Hall excepting Family Concerts. Children over the age of 18 months require a ticket for Family Concerts.

Groups
Groups of 10 or more receive a 20% discount, or 30% for two or more concerts. Call the Group Booking Line on 020 7382 7211 (10am–5pm Mon–Fri), or visit lso.co.uk/groups.

Ticket Exchange

Tickets can be exchanged for another LSO concert or credit vouchers valid for six months, provided they are returned to the Box Office at least 24 hours before the performance (two weeks for group bookings). Administration fee applies.

Disabled Patrons

Join the Barbican Access Membership scheme to inform us of your access requirements and receive information in alternative formats. Members may be eligible for reductions on tickets, limited in number and subject to availability – please book early to avoid disappointment. Full details are available online at www.barbican.org.uk/access and via the Barbican Box Office and will be sent with your membership information.

Terms & Conditions

All bookings and discounts are subject to availability and discounts cannot be combined.

Information correct at the time of publishing. The LSO reserves the right to change artists or programmes if necessary. Refunds will only be given in the event of a concert being cancelled.

Calls to the Barbican Centre Box Office may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance or training purposes.