Join us - support the LSO
There are a variety of ways in which you can build a closer relationship with one of the world’s best orchestras, whilst helping the LSO to continue making the best music available to the greatest number of people.
Individual donations are essential to the Orchestra and contribute significantly to securing the future of the LSO. Your support will help the LSO to sustain its artistic mission and will ensure that our innovative LSO Discovery education and community programme continues to grow.
Join LSO Friends
LSO Friends play a crucial role in ensuring the Orchestra continues to thrive, both with its worldwide touring schedule and its inspirational educational projects. In return, we provide our Friends with various opportunities to form a close association with the LSO.
Become an LSO Patron
LSO Patrons are, first and foremost, people who love great music and who share the LSO’s vision. We encourage our Patrons to become more closely involved with the Orchestra through a wide range of special events and personal contact with the orchestral players, with the aim of bringing you closer to the music.
Leave a legacy to the LSO
By remembering the LSO in your Will you are helping to ensure that the LSO maintains its high quality artistic programme, and that its pioneering education and community projects continue to thrive for years to come. Play your part in safeguarding the LSO for future generations.
Support a specific area of our work
The LSO is proud to work with the most talented soloists and conductors. This dedicated group of philanthropists are demonstrating their commitment to world-class performances.
Sir Colin’s Challenge
To celebrate his 50 years with the LSO Sir Colin made a very generous gift to the Orchestra's Endowment Trust, which launched a campaign to raise £1million. You can still contribute by making a donation of £10 or more.
Other ways to support the LSO
LSO American Foundation
The American Foundation is based in New York and, through fundraising events and activities, supports the LSO’s Lincoln Center residency and the Orchestra’s work in the UK. US taxpayers can make tax-deductible donations to the American Foundation whilst building a closer relationship with the Orchestra in the States and at home in London.
The London Symphony Orchestra is a registered charity no 232391.