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  • 22
    Wednesday November 2017

    Summer to winter

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Experience the contrast of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 ‘Winter Daydreams’ with Frank Bridge’s ecstatic Summer in this concert exploring the depiction of the seasons in music.
  • 24
    Friday November 2017

    Free pre-concert event: Belief and Beyond Belief

    Stephen Johnson

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson looks at how composers have sought inspiration from and responded musically to the cycle of the seasons and the ancient rites associated with it.
  • 24
    Friday November 2017

    The Four Seasons

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Compare Vivaldi’s endlessly popular The Four Seasons with Glazunov’s little-known The Seasons: tuneful ballet music, glowing with colour.
  • 25
    Saturday November 2017

    Brighton residency: The Four Seasons

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 29
    Wednesday November 2017

    An Autumn Symphony

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Vladimir Jurowski conducts the UK premiere of Marx’s An Autumn Symphony: beautifully lush and romantic orchestral music that’s a real treat for the senses. Star violinist Julia Fischer joins to perform Chausson’s rapturous Poème.
  • 04
    Monday December 2017

    Meow Meow

    Orchestral pandemonium with the queen of song

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £25.00
    International comedienne extraordinaire and queen of song Meow Meow joins the LPO once again for an evening of orchestrated chaos. Expect the unexpected in an evening of capers, costumes and captivating song.
  • 05
    Tuesday December 2017

    Huawei Winter Concert

    8:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    LPO with Katherine Jenkins
  • 16
    Saturday December 2017

    Christmas Oratorio

    Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons

    7:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    We end Belief and Beyond Belief with Bach’s monumental Christmas Oratorio. The joyous music comes to life under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski and a quartet of outstanding soloists.
  • 17
    Sunday December 2017

    Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

    The LPO on tour in Paris

    8:00 PM, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Bach
  • 31
    Sunday December 2017

    Guangzhou Opera House

    The LPO on tour in Guangzhou

    8:00 PM, Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov
  • 01
    Monday January 2018

    Shenzhen Concert Hall

    The LPO on tour in Shenzhen

    8:00 PM, Shenzhen Concert Hall, Shenzhen

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius
  • 03
    Wednesday January 2018

    Shanghai Symphony Hall

    The LPO on tour in Shanghai

    8:00 PM, Shanghai Symphony Hall, Shanghai

    Vasily Petrenko conducts works by Berlioz, Elgar and Rimsky-Korsakov
  • 13
    Saturday January 2018

    Mozart, Brahms and Schubert

    Chloe Hanslip performs Brahms's Violin Concerto

    7:30 PM, Dorking Halls, Dorking

    From £15.00
    Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
    Brahms Violin Concerto
    Schubert Symphony No.9 in C major (The Great)
  • 17
    Wednesday January 2018

    Russian epics

    Powerful music from Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear Tchaikovsky’s epic Symphony No. 4 after Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, a piano concerto that presents a mammoth undertaking for the pianist: Andrey Gugnin on this occasion.
  • 19
    Friday January 2018

    Organ spectacular

    Saint-Saëns’s awe-inspiring 'Organ' Symphony

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Experience an evening of pure, ear-tingling sound as the Royal Festival Hall’s organ is showcased alongside a full orchestra in music including Saint-Saëns’s glorious ‘Organ’ Symphony.
  • 21
    Sunday January 2018

    Eastbourne residency: Popular chamber classics

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 27
    Saturday January 2018

    Rhinemaiden Add-On

    Pre-performance reception

    5:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £30.00
    An invitation to join a pre-performance reception before the Gala performance of Wagner's Das Rheingold.
  • 27
    Saturday January 2018

    VJ10: Das Rheingold

    A Golden Gala Evening

    6:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £15.00
    In a celebration of Vladimir Jurowski’s 10th year as LPO Principal Conductor, join us for a special gala evening of Wagner’s Das Rheingold, featuring a stellar cast performing this story of mythic power.
  • 30
    Tuesday January 2018

    Auditorio de Zaragoza

    The LPO on tour in Zaragoza

    8:00 PM, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Zaragoza

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg and Tchaikovsky
  • 31
    Wednesday January 2018

    Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    The LPO on tour in Madrid

    7:30 PM, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg and Tchaikovsky
  • 03
    Saturday February 2018

    The fairytale begins

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    We launch our exploration of Stravinsky’s musical journey with a concert charting the music of his teachers before Stravinsky’s own exuberantly romantic First Symphony.
  • 07
    Wednesday February 2018

    Flight of the Firebird

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Stravinsky’s first ballet for the legendary Ballets Russes: his extraordinary showpiece The Firebird. Hear it alongside Stravinsky’s recently discovered memorial to Rimsky-Korsakov, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s own bittersweet Piano Concerto.
  • 10
    Saturday February 2018

    Petrushka and friends

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Be transported to market day in Old Russia in Stravinsky’s Petrushka, which paints Russian tradition in colours as bright as a piece of folk art. Ray Chen joins Vladimir Jurowski for a performance of Prokofiev’s fairytale of a First Violin Concerto.
  • 12
    Monday February 2018

    Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

    The LPO on tour in Paris

    8:00 PM, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

    Christoph Eschenbach conducts works by Tchaikovsky
  • 13
    Tuesday February 2018

    Congress Centrum, Hanover

    The LPO on tour in Hanover

    7:30 PM, Congress Centrum, Hanover

    Christoph Eschenbach conducts works by Tchaikovsky
  • 14
    Wednesday February 2018

    Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

    The LPO on tour in Hamburg

    8:00 PM, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

    Christoph Eschenbach conducts works by Tchaikovsky
  • 21
    Wednesday February 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Juanjo Mena on Stravinsky

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Join Juanjo Mena as he explores Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, answers your questions, and reveals where Stravinsky sits in his top five picks.
  • 21
    Wednesday February 2018

    The Rite of Spring

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    A landmark of the 20th century: experience the raw power of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. With Juanjo Mena conducting, this should be electrifying.
  • 23
    Friday February 2018

    Free pre-concert performance: Les Noces

    LPO Foyle Future Firsts

    6:15 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    The LPO's relationship with the Royal College of Music continues with students joing members of the LPO and its Foyle Future Firsts programme in a talk and performance of Stravinsky's Les Noces conducted by Vasily Petrenko.
  • 23
    Friday February 2018

    Once upon a time

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Vasily Petrenko conducts Rimsky-Korsakov’s magical Scheherazade, a musical retelling of the Thousand and One Nights, while Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar’s much-loved Cello Concerto.
  • 24
    Saturday February 2018

    Brighton residency: Petrenko conducts Scheherazade

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 25
    Sunday February 2018

    Hip Hip Hooray!

    FUNharmonics family concert

    12:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    Come and celebrate the 30th birthday of the LPO's Education and Community programme with us!
  • 28
    Wednesday February 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Vasily Petrenko

    6:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    Join Vasily Petrenko as he explores Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, answers your questions and reveals where Stravinsky sits in his top five picks.
  • 28
    Wednesday February 2018

    Joy and sorrow

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Experience the contrast of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 – compelling music of sorrow and farce – with Tchaikovsky’s sunny Violin Concerto, conducted by Vasily Petrenko.
  • 03
    Saturday March 2018

    Diana Damrau sings Strauss

    Strauss's Four Last Songs

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    Regular collaborators Diana Damrau and Sir Antonio Pappano join forces in a performance of Strauss’s beautiful Four Last Songs, before Pappano continues to conduct Brahms’s unashamedly romantic Symphony No. 2.
  • 04
    Sunday March 2018

    Eastbourne residency: Borodin and Schubert

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 17
    Saturday March 2018

    Trifonov plays Tchaikovsky

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00

    Pianist of the moment Daniil Trifonov performs Tchaikovsky’s hugely popular First Piano Concerto before Vladimir Jurowski conducts Stravinsky’s The Fairy’s Kiss, a wonderful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s music that fuses the spirits of the two composers.

  • 21
    Wednesday March 2018

    Stravinsky meets the classics

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Andrès Orozco-Estrada conducts Stravinsky’s elegant ballet Apollon musagète alongside Schubert’s witty Third Symphony and Weber’s showstopping work for piano and orchestra.
  • 24
    Saturday March 2018

    Free pre-concert event: Behind the Baton

    Andrés Orozco-Estrada

    6:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SW1 8XX

    Join Andrés Orozco-Estrada as he explores tonight's Stravinsky works, answers your questions and reveals his top five picks. 
  • 24
    Saturday March 2018

    Symphony of Psalms

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Patricia Kopatchinskaja returns to prove that Stravinsky’s ‘unplayable’ Violin Concerto is possible in this concert which also features the London Philharmonic Choir performing Stravinsky’s choral music alongside Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.
  • 08
    Sunday April 2018

    Eastbourne residency: From Venice to America

    3:00 PM, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

    From £15.00
  • 11
    Wednesday April 2018

    Perséphone

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Thomas Adès conducts Stravinsky’s astonishingly fresh and distinctive re-telling of the myth of Perséphone, as well as a new orchestral suite drawn from his own opera Powder her Face.

  • 13
    Friday April 2018

    Brilliance and longing

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear the world-premiere of The Revenant composer Bryce Dessner’s Concerto for Two Pianos performed by the Labèque sisters before Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3.
  • 14
    Saturday April 2018

    Brighton residency: Rachmaninoff's Hollywood

    7:30 PM, Brighton Dome, Brighton

    From £10.00
  • 18
    Wednesday April 2018

    Free pre-concert performance: Dumbarton Oaks

    LPO Foyle Future Firsts

    6:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX

    The Foyle Future Firsts and members of the LPO perform Stravinsky's concerto for chamber orchestra 'Dumbarton Oaks' alongside rarely heard works by Kagel and Berio written to mark the Russian composer's death.
  • 18
    Wednesday April 2018

    Bold and new

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear the bold, provocative music that Stravinsky wrote in post-war California alongside works by Prokofiev and a rare outing for Debussy’s gorgeous Fantasie with pianist Leif Ove Andsnes.
  • 21
    Saturday April 2018

    Ode to Beethoven

    Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Gil Shaham performs Beethoven’s brilliant Violin Concerto to end an evening of remembrance from Stravinsky, Hillborg and Falik conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.
  • 25
    Wednesday April 2018

    Rachmaninoff and Mahler

    Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 5

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear two of the most powerful works in the world in this performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.
  • 27
    Friday April 2018

    Dvořák's Symphony No. 8

    Plus Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Enjoy the contrasts of Dvořák’s happiest symphony – his Symphony No. 8 – with Prokofiev’s steely Piano Concerto No. 2, written on the brink of revolution in Russia, both conducted by Thomas Søndergård.
  • 02
    Wednesday May 2018

    Mutter plays Penderecki

    Plus Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5

    7:30 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £10.00
    Hear Anne-Sophie Mutter perform Penderecki’s impassioned Violin Concerto No. 2, written especially for her, and conducted by Łukasz Borowicz who has worked closely with Penderecki himself.
  • 10
    Sunday June 2018

    Petrushka

    FUNharmonics family concert

    12:00 PM, Royal Festival Hall, London

    From £12.00
    Watch one of Stravinsky's most famous ballet scores come to life with specially-commissioned animations and glorious music from the LPO!