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Beethoven and Unsuk Chin
François-Xavier Roth smiles at the audience from the stage
Barbican

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.

LSO Discovery Family Concert: Heroes, Outlaws & Villains
Cartoon image of Billy the Kid riding a white horse
Barbican

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.

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A New Lease of Life – Mahler’s Fifth Symphony
Conductor Daniel Harding
Barbican

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.

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The Music of Tomorrow – LSO Futures with François-Xavier Roth
Conductor François-Xavier Roth
Barbican

The Music of Tomorrow – LSO Futures with François-Xavier Roth

Fresh. Volatile. Glittering.

Sunday 7 April 2024 • 7pm

Vivid, moreish music by Unsuk Chin and Donghoon Shin, plus beguiling works by emerging talents, conducted by François-Xavier Roth.

Half Six Fix: Daphnis and Chloé
Sir Antonio Pappano conducting at the Barbican
Barbican

Half Six Fix: Daphnis and Chloé

Lush. Mellifluous. Unearthly.

Wednesday 10 April 2024 • 6.30pm

Kick-start your evening with a 60-minute concert, featuring the gauzy, sensuous soundscape of Ravel’s pastoral ballet, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano.

Bewitching Rhythms – Marsalis and Ravel
Alison Balsom has long blonde hair and is wearing a black blazer against a dark background. She has her head turned slightly looking at her golden trumpet, which is standing upright on a table.
Barbican

Bewitching Rhythms – Marsalis and Ravel

Dazzling. Mellifluous. Unearthly.

Thursday 11 April 2024 • 7pm

The gauzy soundscape of Ravel’s pastoral ballet meets an electric concerto by Wynton Marsalis, in this concert with conductor Sir Antonio Pappano and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom.

Springtime Romance – Boulanger, Barber, Rachmaninoff
Violinist Janine Jansen
Barbican

Springtime Romance – Boulanger, Barber, Rachmaninoff

Wistful. Ardent. Breathtaking.

Sunday 14 April 2024 • 7pm

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts the LSO in Lili Boulanger’s lively tone poem, D’un matin de printemps, and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No 2. Janine Jansen is soloist for Barber's Violin Concerto.

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Half Six Fix: Vaughan Williams 5
Barbican

Half Six Fix: Vaughan Williams 5

Sumptuous. Consoling. Beatific.

Wednesday 17 April 2024 • 6.30pm

Kick-start your evening with a 60-minute concert. Sir Antonio Pappano conducts Vaughan Williams' Fifth Symphony, a bittersweet piece that searched for hope in the midst of war.

Bertrand Chamayou and Sir Antonio Pappano – Ravel Piano Concerto
Pianist Bertrand Chamayou
Barbican

Bertrand Chamayou and Sir Antonio Pappano – Ravel Piano Concerto

LSO Artist Portrait: Bertrand Chamayou

Thursday 18 April 2024 • 7pm

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts the LSO in Vaughan Williams' Symphony No 5, a work that reaches for hope in the midst of war. And the Orchestra is joined by Bertrand Chamayou – in his Artist Portrait series – for Ravel's playful Piano Concerto in G major.

The Beginning of Summer – Mahler’s Third Symphony
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Barbican

The Beginning of Summer – Mahler’s Third Symphony

Colossal. Optimistic. Moving.

Sunday 12 May 2024 • 7pm

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler’s magnificent vision of a world teeming with joyful life.

The Beginning of Summer – Mahler’s Third Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the LSO
Barbican

The Beginning of Summer – Mahler’s Third Symphony

Colossal. Optimistic. Moving.

Thursday 16 May 2024 • 7pm

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler’s magnificent vision of a world teeming with joyful life.

Myth and Magic – Thomas Adès
Anne-Sophie Mutter
Barbican

Myth and Magic – Thomas Adès

Refined. Sharp-Witted. Refreshing.

Thursday 30 May 2024 • 7pm

Threads of the past are woven into a radiant future in four ingenious compositions by Stravinsky, Lutosławski and Adès, presented by Thomas Adès, Anne-Sophie Mutter and the LSO.