Season Booking Information

2019/20 season

How to book

Online from Tuesday 5 March 2019

  • Secure online ticketing open 24 hours a day
  • Choose your exact seating location
  • Reduced booking fee per transaction: £3.00 (Barbican Centre) or £0.60 (LSO St Luke's). Booking fee includes the first class postage of your tickets if time permits.

By phone from Tuesday 19 March 2019: Call +44 20 7638 8891.

  • Booking fee per transaction: £4.00 (Barbican Centre) or £0.70 (LSO St Luke's). Booking fee includes the first class postage of your tickets if time permits.
  • Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.

In person from Tuesday 19 March 2019: At Advance Box Office, Barbican Centre Level G, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

  • No booking fee

Full Online Booking FAQs

Ticket prices

Barbican Concert tickets

£10 Wildcard tickets available on all concerts 
Excludes LSO Discovery Showcase, Family Concerts, National Youth Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis

LSO Season concerts
£57 £42 £32 £22 £16 + booking fees as below

Half Six Fix (13 Nov, 15 Jan, 12 Feb, 18 Mar, 22 Apr)
£37 £32 £22 £16 £12 + booking fees as below

A Choral Christmas (15 Dec)
£32 £26 £22 £16 £12 + booking fees as below

Family Concerts (27 Oct, 7 Mar, 17 May)
LSO Discovery Showcase (17 May)
£16 £12 £10 adults, £5 under-18s + booking fees as below

Multibuy available on all of the above – see below


Special Barbican Events

Wildcards and Multibuys not available

Wynton Marsalis (30 & 31 May)
£85–£40 + booking fees as below

National Youth Orchestra (5 Jan)
£27 £22 £16 £10, £5 under-25s + booking fees as below


LSO Discovery tickets

Wildcards and Multibuys not available

Singing Days (22 Sep, 15 Mar, 10 May)
£22 (£17 concessions) + booking fees as below
Includes music hire

Discovery Days (20 Oct, 19 Jan, 22 Mar, 26 Apr)
Full day: £22 (£17 concessions) + booking fees as below
Afternoon only: £16 (no concessions) + booking fees as above

Soundhub Showcases (15 Feb, 18 Jul)
£8 (£6 concessions) + booking fees as below

LSO Jerwood Composer+ (26 Oct, 2 Nov)
Details to be announced + booking fees as below

Storytelling for under-5s (24 Nov, 29 Mar)
£7 adults, £5 children  + booking fees as below

Panufnik Composers Workshop (26 Mar)
Free entry, phone booking essential

Free Friday Lunchtime Concerts
Free entry, no ticket required


LSO St Luke's concerts

Wildcards not available

LSO Chamber Orchestra (12 & 13 Oct)
£32 £22 £16 + booking fees as below
Part of the main season Multibuy – see below

BBC Radio 3 Concerts
£15 (£13 concessions) + booking fees as below
Multibuy available – see below


Milton Court Concert Hall concerts

LSO Chamber Orchestra (15 Dec)
£32 £22 £16 + booking fees as below
Part of the main season Multibuy – see below

Booking fees

Booking fees are per transaction and not per ticket. The fee includes the first class postage of your tickets if time permits.

  • Barbican Centre: £3 online booking fee, £4 telephone booking fee

    Events with this booking fee:
    LSO Season Concerts
    Half Six Fix
    LSO Chamber Orchestra (15 Dec)
    A Choral Christmas
    Family Concerts
    LSO Discovery Showcase
    National Youth Orchestra
    Wynton Marsalis

  • LSO St Luke's: £0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee

    Events with this booking fee:
    Singing Days
    Discovery Days
    LSO Chamber Orchestra (12 & 13 Oct)
    Soundhub Showcases
    Jerwood Composer+
    Storytelling for under-5s
    BBC Radio 3 Concerts

Discounts

Multibuy discount
Available on LSO Season Concerts, Half Six Fix, A Choral Christmas, Family Concerts, LSO Discovery Showcase, LSO Chamber Orchestra
Buy the same number of tickets for four or more events at the same time and save between 20% and 40%. Book before 31 August 2019 and continue to use your discount for any further top-up bookings* you make later in the season.

  • Book 12 or more concerts and save 40% + two free tickets to an LSO Chamber Orchestra concert (12 & 13 Oct, 15 Dec) or a BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert**
  • Book 8–11 concerts and save 30% + 20% on LSO Live recordings***
  • Book 4–7 concerts and save 20% 

* The top-up discount code will be sent following your initial booking.
** To claim your free tickets email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your booking reference and choice of concert or tick the appropriate box on your booking form.
*** The discount code will be sent to you following your initial booking

Multibuy discounts are not available for
 National Youth Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime & Rush-Hour Concerts multibuy
Book any four or more concerts for £10 each. Concession tickets are not eligible for the multi-buy discount as discounts cannot be combined. All four concerts must be booked from the same season for the discount to apply.

£10 Wildcard tickets
£10 + booking fee per transaction of £3. Guarenteed entry to the concert. Your seat will only be allocated on the day of the performance. Seats will be worth at least £16 (£12 for other concerts) and you could be seated in a higher priced area. Online only, choose the Wildcard booking button. Subject to availability. Max 2 per person per concert. Cannot guarentee that 2 tickets purchased at the same time will be seated together. No additional multibuy discounts when booking Wildcard tickets for more than one concert.
Available on all LSO main season concerts and Chamber Orchestra concerts. Excludes LSO Discovery events and Family Concerts, National Youth Orchestra, BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts, Wynton Marsalis

Young People
£5 for Under-18s at all concerts
£9 student tickets available on selected concerts via Student Pulse.
Not eligible for multibuy discounts

Children
£5 for Under-18s at all concerts
Tickets are required for each child attending a performance. Children under 5 are not permitted to enter the Barbican Hall excepting Family Concerts. Children over the age of 18 months require a ticket for Family Concerts.

Groups
Groups of 10 or more receive a 20% discount, or 30% for two or more concerts. Call the Group Booking Line on 020 7382 7211 (10am–5pm Mon–Fri), or visit lso.co.uk/groups.

Ticket Exchange

Tickets can be exchanged for another LSO concert or credit vouchers valid for six months, provided they are returned to the Box Office at least 24 hours before the performance (two weeks for group bookings). Administration fee applies.

Disabled Patrons

Disabled visitors who have joined the Barbican Access Membership scheme can inform us of their access requirements, receive information in alternative formats and may be eligible for reductions on tickets. Any available discounted tickets are limited in number and subject to availability – please book early to avoid disappointment. Full details are available online at www.barbican.org.uk/access and will be sent with your membership information.

Terms & Conditions

All bookings and discounts are subject to availability and discounts cannot be combined.

Information correct at the time of publishing. The LSO reserves the right to change artists or programmes if necessary. Refunds will only be given in the event of a concert being cancelled.

Calls to the Barbican Centre Box Office may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance or training purposes.