London Symphony Orchestra: Autumn 2020 Season

London Symphony Orchestra has returned to the stage, moving their arranged Autumn Season to St Luke's which features state of the art facilities for live and recorded performances until the reopening of Barbican Hall.

A selection of the concerts will be free to view on the LSO YouTube, as well as excerpts from all of the performances that will be uploaded every week. Concerts taking place in the Barbican Hall with a small socially distanced audience are available at the bottom of this page. Details of how to watch all of the performances listed down below is available via the links in each listing and a downloadable version of the programme is available here.

October 2020

Friday 16 October 1pm
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Brahms and Beyond

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (££)
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at a later date (free)
> Full concerts details and links to buy tickets and listen

Sunday 18 October 7pm
Strauss, Hannah Kendall & Bartók

Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast on the LSO YouTube channel ‘as live’ and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Friday 23 October 12.30pm
LSO Discovery Friday Lunchtime Concert
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (free)
Broadcast live on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to get tickets and watch

Wednesday 28 October
Mendelssohn, Boulanger & Schumann
Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast on Stage Access (US only) on demand (££)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Thursday 29 October
Tippett & Dvořák
Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Available on Takt 1 on demand (££)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Friday 30 October 1pm
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Christian Tetzlaff & Friends
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (££)
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at a later date (free)
> Full concerts details and links to buy tickets and listen

Friday 30 October 6pm
BBC Radio 3 Rush Hour Concert: Christian Tetzlaff & Friends
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (££)
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at a later date (free)
> Full concerts details and links to buy tickets and listen


November 2020

Sunday 1 November 2pm
Duke Bluebeard’s Castle
Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast ‘as live’ on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Friday 6 November 1pm
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Christian Tetzlaff & Friends
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (££)
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at a later date (free)
> Full concerts details and links to buy tickets and listen

Friday 6 November 6pm
BBC Radio 3 Rush Hour Concert: Christian Tetzlaff & Friends
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (££)
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at a later date (free)
> Full concerts details and links to buy tickets and listen

Thursday 5 November 6.30pm
Sibelius, Mendelssohn & Saariaho
From Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast live on Medici TV and on demand (££)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Friday 13 November 12.30pm
LSO Discovery Friday Lunchtime Concert
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (free)
Broadcast live on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to get tickets and watch

Tuesday 17 November 6.30pm
Winters, Maderna & Haydn
From Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast live on IDAGIO and available on demand (££)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Friday 20 November 12.30pm
LSO Discovery Friday Lunchtime Concert: Relaxed Performance
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (free). This performance is particularly suitable for individuals or groups who feel more comfortable attending concerts in a more relaxed performance environment including people with autism, sensory and communication impairments and learning disabilities.
Broadcast live on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to get tickets and watch

Sunday 22 November 7pm
Siem, Schnittke & Mozart
Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast ‘as live’ on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Friday 27 November 12.30pm
LSO Discovery Friday Lunchtime Concert
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Live concert to attend (free)
Broadcast live on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to get tickets and watch

December 2020

Tuesday 1 December
Bartók & Betsy Jolas
Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s
Broadcast on Takt 1 on demand (££)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Sunday 13 December 7pm
A Singalong Christmas
Recorded at Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s

A chance to sing along and celebrate the festive season with the LSO from the comfort of your sofa
Broadcast ‘as live’ on the LSO YouTube channel and on demand for 90 days (free)
> Full concerts details and links to watch

Concerts in the Barbican Hall

29 November - 17 December 2020

London Symphony Orchestra will be returning to the Barbican Hall with socially distanced audiences from 29 November 2020 for six concerts with pianist Krystian Zimerman and Sir Simon Rattle to mark the Beethoven 250th anniversary celebrations. Each concert will be performed twice at 3.30pm and 6.30pm. These concerts will be on sale from early October.

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1
Sunday 29 November 3.30pm
Sunday 29 November 6.30pm

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2
Tuesday 1 December 3.30pm
Tuesday 1 December 6.30pm

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3
Thursday 3 December 3.30pm
Thursday 3 December 6.30pm

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4
Sunday 6 December 3.30pm
Sunday 6 December 6.30pm

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5
Wednesday 9 December 3.30pm
Wednesday 9 December 6.30pm

Beethoven Piano Concerto Marathon
Thursday 17 December 6pm