LSO Friends

Get closer to the music

LSO Friends are loyal supporters of the Orchestra, playing a crucial role in making our concert season and wide-ranging education work possible.


Friends socialising

Join the LSO Friends today and get closer to the music.




LSO Discovery young violinists

Renew your Friends membership to continue your generous support.




Marin Alsop in rehearsal

The gift of membership for music-lovers for all occasions.




There are four levels of LSO Friends membership, starting at just £50 a year:

Supporter: £50 +
Associate: £100 +
Benefactor: £250 +
Affiliate: £500 +

Become a Friend and play your own part in our music-making, supporting the LSO at a pivotal moment in its history.

Our Friends receive a range of benefits which bring them closer to the Orchestra’s music.

This pledge is offered to all LSO Friends and is not dependent on level of membership.
The LSO is deeply grateful to those Friends who make a philanthropic gift and join at a higher
level of membership.

Our pledge to you

Priority booking
Be the first to book for your favourite concerts, in your favourite seats, for LSO concerts at the Barbican

Opportunities to meet the musicians
Invitations to an annual private recital by an LSO Principal player, a special reception at the annual Friends Supported concert, and other social events across the year

Open rehearsal reservations
We open a number of LSO rehearsals to the public each season, and they’re always a hot ticket. We reserve an allocation of seats at these rehearsals for LSO Friends

In-depth insights
Receive regular LSO news with the LSO magazine Living Music, our dedicated Friends newsletter Insight, and regular mailings keeping you up to date with life at the LSO

of your support in all our Barbican concert programmes and relevant publications

What our Friends say

'I am a very proud supporter of this great orchestra which has a rich distinctive sound, produced by such talented players and backed by an open-minded and professional team.'
Doug Dorrington, LSO Friend

Find out more

Thank you for your interest in the LSO Friends. If you would like to join or find out more, please contact:

Tim Wong, Memberships Manager
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Tel: +44 20 7382 2506

LSO Friends Membership Area login

The Members' Area is exclusive to LSO Friends.

Please contact Tim for the username and password.