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Sibelius, Prokofiev and Stravinsky
Headshot of Klaus Makela, looking into the distance
Barbican

Sibelius, Prokofiev and Stravinsky

Klaus Mäkelä and Andrej Power

Sunday 10 November 2024 • 7pm

Klaus Mäkelä conducts Stravinsky's groundbreaking ballet that changed the classical world forever and Prokofiev's globe-trotting Second Violin Concerto, performed by LSO Leader Andrej Power.

Rufus Isabel Elliot: Waves Crash on Old Street
Black and white image of a forest.
LSO St Luke's

Rufus Isabel Elliot: Waves Crash on Old Street

Jerwood Composer+ Showcase

Saturday 16 November 2024 • 7pm

An evening of contemporary chamber music in collaboration with KNOCKvologan Studies inspired by an ancient forest on the Scottish island of Mull.

LSO x Cassie Kinoshi’s seed.
The jazz ensemble seed.
Barbican

LSO x Cassie Kinoshi’s seed.

EFG London Jazz Festival

Thursday 21 November 2024 • 7pm

The LSO is joined by the Mercury Prize-nominated ensemble seed., led by composer and saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi, for an evening of new music and collaboration.

Free Friday Lunchtime Concert
An LSO chamber ensemble being applauded by the audience, after a performance in the Jerwood Hall.
LSO St Luke's

Free Friday Lunchtime Concert

LSO Musicians

Friday 22 November 2024 • 12.30pm

Make lunchtime musical with a free, bite-size concert with a small group of orchestral musicians.

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Half Six Fix: Lachenmann and Beethoven 7
The London Symphony Orchestra performing on the Barbican Hall stage.
Barbican

Half Six Fix: Lachenmann and Beethoven 7

François-Xavier Roth

Wednesday 27 November 2024 • 6.30pm

Kick-start your evening with a 60-minute Half Six Fix concert. Introduced by the performers, with screens in the hall to bring you closer to the action.

Lachenmann and Beethoven 7
First Violins of the London Symphony Orchestra performingon the Barbican Hall stage
Barbican

Lachenmann and Beethoven 7

François-Xavier Roth

Thursday 28 November 2024 • 7pm

Two sound worlds, two centuries apart: Lachenmann’s Melodies meets Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.

Family Concert
London Symphony Orchestra on stage in the Barbican Hall during a family concert with colourful patterned lighting backdrop
Barbican

Family Concert

Recommended for children aged 7+ and their families

Sunday 1 December 2024 • 2.30pm

A fun opportunity for families to learn more about music and the instruments of the orchestra, with music based on a theme and free workshops before the concert.

Puccini La rondine
Sir Antonio Pappano conducting the LSO on the Barbican stage, holding a baton, with LSO string players in the foreground of the image and audience members in the background.
Barbican

Puccini La rondine

Sir Antonio Pappano

Tuesday 10 December 2024 • 7pm

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts a concert performance of La rondine, Puccini’s story of love thwarted by society’s conventions, an opera glowing with melody and orchestral colour.

Puccini La rondine
Sir Antonio Pappano conducting the LSO on the Barbican stage, with LSO cellos and violas in the background.
Barbican

Puccini La rondine

Sir Antonio Pappano

Thursday 12 December 2024 • 7pm

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts a concert performance of La rondine, Puccini’s story of love thwarted by society’s conventions, an opera glowing with melody and orchestral colour.

Elgar and Vaughan Williams 9
Sir Antonio Pappano conducting, smiling and facing the musicians of the LSO.
Barbican

Elgar and Vaughan Williams 9

Sir Antonio Pappano and David Cohen

Sunday 15 December 2024 • 7pm

Two reflective works from Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Elgar, plus Arnold Bax’s evocative portrait of the Cornish countryside. Sir Antonio Pappano is joined by David Cohen, LSO Principal Cello, for Elgar's Cello Concerto.

Christmas Swing: Gershwin, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky
Barbican

Christmas Swing: Gershwin, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky

Sir Antonio Pappano and Frank Dupree

Wednesday 18 December 2024 • 7pm

Classical meets jazz with some festive favourites – plus a riotous ride with Kapustin, Gershwin’s most swinging tunes, and Bernstein at his exuberant best. Sir Antonio Pappano is joined by pianist Frank Dupree and the LSO's own Sérgio Pires.

Christmas Swing: Gershwin, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky
Frank Dupree smiling and sitting on a piano stool, with his back against a grand piano.
Barbican

Christmas Swing: Gershwin, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky

Sir Antonio Pappano and Frank Dupree

Thursday 19 December 2024 • 7pm

Classical meets jazz with some festive favourites – plus a riotous ride with Kapustin, Gershwin’s most swinging tunes, and Bernstein at his exuberant best. Sir Antonio Pappano is joined by pianist Frank Dupree and the LSO's own Sérgio Pires.