Sat 13 Apr 2019 7.00pm
Contemporary music at LSO St Luke's
BBC Open Ear presents music from the leading-edge of the UK’s contemporary scene.

Sun 14 Apr 2019 7.00pm
Sir Mark Elder & Kirill Gerstein. NB Change of Programme
Sir Mark Elder takes us from German Romanticism to the eclecticism of one of the 20th-century’s most individual composers – Charles Ives.

Thu 18 Apr 2019 7.30pm
LSO St Luke's
With music by Rachmaninov, Wagner and Strauss.

Thu 25 Apr 2019 7.30pm
Three luxurious works – a ballet, opera and symphonic rhapsody – showing the many sides of Ravel, but each inspired by his love of Spanish culture.

Fri 26 Apr 2019 12.30pm
Origins
Make the most of your lunchbreak and enjoy a free, 45-minute informal concert at LSO St Luke’s.

Sun 28 Apr 2019 7.30pm
+ Saloli
American folk singer-songwriter Josephine Foster performs songs from her new album Faithful Fairy Harmony.

Wed 1 May 2019 7.30pm
NB Change of Programme
Sir Simon Rattle conducts a study in harmony, with music from John Adams and a new work by Sir Harrison Birtwistle.

Thu 2 May 2019 8.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts a study in harmony, with music from John Adams, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Sir Harrison Birtwistle on tour in Munich.

Fri 3 May 2019 1.00pm
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. NB Change of Programme
Pianist Alice Sara Ott assembles a cast of musical collaborators for this new series, teaming up with violinist Ray Chen for the first instalment.

Fri 3 May 2019 6.30pm
BBC Radio 3 Rush-Hour Concert. NB Change of Programme
Pianist Alice Sara Ott assembles a cast of musical collaborators for this series, joined for this rush-hour concert by Ray Chen and Pablo Ferrández.

Sun 5 May 2019 7.00pm
Sir Simon Rattle
Sir Simon Rattle celebrates 150 years of Hector Berlioz – composer, conductor, critic, storyteller, determined innovator and quintessential Romantic.

Wed 8 May 2019 7.30pm
Sir Simon Rattle
Britten’s warning about the cost of war is heard alongside Mahler’s large-scale journey from tragedy to triumph – the Fifth Symphony.

Fri 10 May 2019 1.00pm
BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Immerse yourself in the rhythms, sounds and folk roots of music by Czech composers, as Christian Ihle Hadland launches this new series.

Sat 11 May 2019 8.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mahler and Britten in Bogotá

Tue 14 May 2019 8.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mahler and Britten in Lima

Fri 17 May 2019 12.30pm
Origins
Make the most of your lunch break and enjoy a free, 45-minute informal concert at LSO St Luke’s.

Sat 18 May 2019 8.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Britten and Mahler in Buenos Aires

Sun 19 May 2019 5.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Dvořák and Berlioz in Buenos Aires

Mon 20 May 2019 8.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mahler and Britten in Montevideo

Wed 22 May 2019 8.00pm
On tour
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Dvořák and Berlioz in Santiago