Alice Sara Ott is a one-of-kind musician – a dazzling virtuoso as a soloist, a talented illustrator and designer, and a committed chamber musician. This summer, she takes to the stage for five breathtaking performances in the Barbican and at LSO St Luke’s.
BBC Radio 3 Concerts: Alice Sara Ott & Friends
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's
Across two Fridays, Ott assembles a cast of her closest musical collaborators in intimate chamber performances.
Friday 3 May 1–2pm
Violinist Ray Chen joins Ott for music by Grieg, Stravinsky and Ysaÿe.
Friday 3 May 6.30–7.30pm
A double-bill of haunting piano trios: Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No 2 and Beethoven’s ‘Ghost’.
Friday 24 May 1–2pm
Hear Messiaen’s astonishing Quartet for the End of Time.
Friday 24 May 6.30–7.30pm
Ott goes head-to-head with Francesco Tristano in music for two pianos, including Ravel’s Boléro.
With the LSO
Sunday 9 June 7–9pm
Alice Sara Ott joins the LSO and conductor Elim Chan for Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto, a piece filled with drama and intensity – from the soaring opening chords to virtuosic flourishes and a galloping finale.
The LSO also performs Rimsky-Korsakov’s exhilarating Sheherazade and a new piece by Panufnik composer Liam Mattison†.
Elim Chan’s appearance with the LSO is generously supported by the Reignwood Culture Foundation
† Commissioned via the Panufnik Composers Scheme, generously supported by Lady Hamlyn and the Helen Hamlyn Trust