Spring 2021 Performances


Due to Covid-19, it has been necessary to make changes to our Spring events.

Unfortunately the LSO concerts and LSO St Luke's events
between 7 January and 28 February are no longer able to take place.
More information on cancelled concerts

Please note that events in March are subject to change and
cancellation at short notice 
if national lockdown continues.

We will be announcing a regular programme of digital content and hope to be able to
resume our recording and streaming programme in due course,
while we are unable to welcome live audiences.
Please continue to check our website and social media channels for the latest updates.
> Streaming & broadcasts schedule
How we are keeping people safe at LSO St Luke's

 

January–March

Barbican Centre Concerts

All concerts are performed twice at 3.30pm and 6.30pm (except Mon 1 Mar)

January 2021

Thursday 7 January: PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
Berg & Schubert // Sir Simon Rattle & Leonidas Kavakos
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Thursday 14 January PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
Schumann & Schubert // Sir Simon Rattle & Mitsuko Uchida
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Thursday 21 January PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
Gershwin, Bennett & Dutilleux // John Wilson
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Thursday 28 January PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
Beethoven, Barber & Joan Tower // Marin Alsop & Eric Lu
3.30pm | 6.30pm

February 2021

Thursday 11 February PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
Bacewicz, Strauss & Schreker // Duncan Ward & Juliana Koch
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Thursday 18 February PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
Bartók, Ligeti & Haydn // François-Xavier Roth
3.30pm | 6.30pm

March 2021 

Monday 1 March ONLINE EVENT ONLY
Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition Final
7pm

Saturday 6 March
Sibelius & Thomas Adès // Thomas Adès & Kirill Gerstein
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Thursday 11 March
LSO Futures // François-Xavier Roth & Patricia Kopatchinskaja
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Thursday 18 March
Haydn, Brahms & Strauss // Sir Simon Rattle
3.30pm | 6.30pm

Sunday 21 March
Ravel, Barber, Harrison, Varèse // Sir Simon Rattle & Barbara Hannigan
3.30pm | 6.30pm

 

Family Concerts

Barbican Hall
Suitable for 7- to 12-year-olds 

Sunday 31 January PERFORMANCES CANCELLED
2pm | 4.30pm

Free Friday Lunchtime Concerts

LSO St Luke's
All concerts start at 12.30pm

These performances will be streamed online only

> Friday 12 February
> Friday 19 February
> Friday 26 February

> Friday 19 March

Soundhub Showcases

LSO St Luke's
All Showcases begin at 7pm

> Saturday 13 February PERFORMANCE CANCELLED

 

April–June

We hope to be able to continue our programme of concerts in April, May and June, and we are regularly reviewing the government guidelines on live performance and we will endeavour to update you as soon as possible if any changes are required.

April 2021 
Thu 8 Apr: Half Six Fix/Tchaikovsky ‘Pathétique’
Sun 11 Apr: Gianandrea Noseda/Tchaikovsky, Debussy & Mark Simpson 
Thu 15 Apr: Sir Simon Rattle/Mahler Sixth Symphony 
Thu 22 Apr: Sir Simon Rattle/Stravinsky Ballets

 

 

May 2021
Wed 26 May: Half Six Fix/Sibelius Fifth Symphony 
Thu 27 May: Michael Tilson Thomas/Sibelius Second Symphony

June 2021
Thu 3 Jun: Michael Tilson Thomas/Sibelius Fifth Symphony
Sun 13 Jun: François-Xavier Roth/Varèse, Ravel & Berlioz


BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts
LSO St Luke's

All Lunchtime concerts start at 1pm

2021

Elgar Plus

PERFORMANCES CANCELLED

Fri 15 Jan 
Fri 22 Jan 
Fri 29 Jan 
Fri 5 Feb

Artist Spotlight

Fri 12 Mar
Fri 26 Mar 
Fri 9 Apr
Fri 7 May

 

The following concerts are still planned to go ahead, however we are regularly reviewing the government guidelines on live performance and we will endeavour to update you as soon as possible if any changes to the programme are required.

Baroque Travels

Fri 30 Apr
Fri 14 May 
Fri 21 May 
Fri 4 Jun


Booking information

On sale dates

For January/February concerts:

  • Wed 9 Dec 10am: priority booking for previous 2021 concert ticket-holders and LSO Friends
  • Fri 11 Dec 10am: general sale

For March concerts:

  • Wed 27 Jan 10am: previous ticket-holders and LSO Friends
  • Fri 29 Jan 10am: general sale

Booking fees
Booking fees are per transaction and not per ticket

Barbican Centre: £3 online booking fee
LSO St Luke's: £0.60 online booking fee

Full details of ticket prices, multibuy discounts, booking fees, group booking discounts, and information for previous bookers for concerts in 2021

 

Where can you find us?

Programme notes

Our programme notes are available to read digitally for free, and will be available for the whole season.
Find programme notes

Cancelled concerts at the Barbican

For details of the cancelled Spring concerts, due to the continuing restrictions caused by Covid-19, that were to take place at the Barbican Hall, please visit this page. Ticket holders should have already been contacted about their booking.