LSO Pioneers is a new membership programme aimed at those aged under 45 years old who share our belief in the transformative power of music and want to be a part of our future success.

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While supporting the Orchestra’s vital work, LSO Pioneers will have the opportunity to meet like-minded young professionals, to grow and share their appreciation of classical music, and to build valuable social
and business networks.

We offer Pioneers a wide range of benefits enabling them to build a personal relationship with the LSO while at the same time expanding their network.

  • Access to Half Six Fix networking events for you and a guest
  • An invitation to a special performance by talented LSO musicians
  • Invitations to evening open rehearsals for you and a guest
  • An invitation to the annual Opening Season Concert and receptions*
  • An invitation to The Orchestra Invites, the annual party with the Orchestra*
  • Priority booking for the LSO’s Barbican concert season
  • Regular updates about the LSO’s work
  • Acknowledgement & thanks in LSO programmes

Here's how you can join:

Membership is £600 per year (or £50 per month), of which:
**Benefit value £180
Donation £420

You can join for one year through PayPal - which accepts all major credit cards - or by Direct Debit with a monthly payment option.

Spread the cost via Direct Debit
If you choose to support the LSO by Direct Debit, you have the option to split your contribution into monthly payments, allowing you to spread your support across the year

Please provide your details below to join the Pioneers program in the fields marked with *. In order to better understand our Pioneers and develop the membership programme, it would be helpful to have responses to the further questions:

Please select how you wish to pay:

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For tax reasons we inform you that a compulsory charge is made to cover the benefits we offer to LSO Pioneers. A donation is requested, but not required, to support the work of the LSO, which qualifies for Gift Aid.

Gift Aid
UK taxpayers can increase the value of their donation to the LSO by allowing us to claim tax relief through the Gift Aid scheme. Higher-rate taxpayers can also reclaim additional personal tax relief. Please select this option above if you are a UK taxpayer. Find out more.

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