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Classical music

For music that really has something to say, choose from hundreds of boundary-pushing classical concerts.

 

Just announced: Classical Season 2020/21

view Classical Season 2020/21 guide

view Classical Season 2019/20 guide

 

London’s Southbank Centre is surely ambitious... [its] classical music season will embrace life, the universe and pretty much everything in between
THE GUARDIAN

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Jordi Savall, conductor

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7:30 pm
Fri 25 Sep 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 25 Sep 2020
classical music
Step into the ravishingly beautiful world of the French baroque with musical pioneer Jordi Savall
Step into the ravishingly beautiful world of the French baroque with musical pioneer Jordi Savall
Frank Zappa, instrumentalist
7:30 pm
Thu 01 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Aurora Orchestra explores ideas of time from playful to nightmarish with Zappa’s zany masterpiece
Aurora Orchestra explores ideas of time from playful to nightmarish with Zappa’s zany masterpiece
A member of Southbank SInfonia orchestra and Sian Edwards,
7:30 pm
Sun 04 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 04 Oct 2020
classical music
The orchestra’s high-energy musicians perform two 20th-century masterpieces
The orchestra’s high-energy musicians perform two 20th-century masterpieces
Eric Lu, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 06 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Oct 2020
classical music
A hot-property pianist journeys from the privacy of the confessional to the horror of war.
A hot-property pianist journeys from the privacy of the confessional to the horror of war.
Crouch End Festival Chorus on stage
7:30 pm
Sun 18 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 18 Oct 2020
classical music
London Orchestra da Camera and Crouch End Festival Chorus celebrate 50 years since the moon landing
London Orchestra da Camera and Crouch End Festival Chorus celebrate 50 years since the moon landing
A member of Chineke! playing the French horn
7:30 pm
Mon 19 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 19 Oct 2020
classical music
The orchestra and soloist perform one of the best known piano concertos in classical music
The orchestra and soloist perform one of the best known piano concertos in classical music
Víkingur Ólafsson, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 27 Oct 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 27 Oct 2020
classical music
For a breath of fresh air, try elegant French music and Mussorgsky’s majestic musical pictures
For a breath of fresh air, try elegant French music and Mussorgsky’s majestic musical pictures
Southbank SInfonia performing
7:30 pm
Mon 02 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 02 Nov 2020
classical music
Conductor Gabor Takács-Nagy brings his trademark high energy to Mendelssohn’s otherworldly melodies
Conductor Gabor Takács-Nagy brings his trademark high energy to Mendelssohn’s otherworldly...
Southbank Sinfonia musicians playing at Royal festival Hall
7:30 pm
Sun 08 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 08 Nov 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Southbank Sinfonia present a live concert version of Elizabeth Alker’s cult Radio 3 programme
Southbank Sinfonia present a live concert version of Elizabeth Alker’s cult Radio 3 programme
Imogen Cooper, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 11 Nov 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 11 Nov 2020
classical music
This British pianist has made central monuments of the Viennese piano literature her own
This British pianist has made central monuments of the Viennese piano literature her own

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Southbank Centre’s Ramatoulie Bobb looks ahead to her first classical music encounter
Listen to this Spotify playlist and hear some of the big beasts of the instrument world
Don’t worry about what to wear or when to clap; you’re there for the music
Listen to this Spotify playlist and step away from the bustle of everyday life
If you are a romantic at heart listen to this Spotify playlist and stir your inner emotions
Listen to this Spotify playlist of eight classical pieces to get you in a festive mood
All you need to know about the Australian violinist, composer and conductor
Enjoy this rare archive backstage footage of the celebrated cellist, 30 years on from her tragic passing
An in-depth interview with the celebrated French composer Philippe Schoeller
All you need to know about our Artist in Residence

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